Worker, Leading Hand and Foremen

As a Worker, Leading Hand or Foremen see the suggested pathway below to achieve the Health and Safety in Construction programme.

It is recommended you achieve your programme through a mix of courses. You will need to gain a minimum of 40 credits to achieve this Level 3 qualification. 

While this is the suggested pathway, you have the flexibility to tailor the pathway to suit your needs, for more information see our customised pathway

Site Safe courses

Recommended Site Safe courses:

Total = 44 credits

*mandatory courses: you must complete the two mandatory courses as part of your learner pathway. The mandatory courses are; Site Specific Safety Planning and Risk Management.

Recognised Unit Standards

Site Safe will also recognise a selection of Unit Standards that you have achieved through other providers and count them towards your programme credits. For more info see the programme handbook.


Once you have competed the required courses and workplace evidence, and have achieved 40 credits, you are ready to graduate!

We hold annual graduation events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Alternatively, you can opt to receive your certificate in the mail after graduation events are complete.

Site Safe will be in touch once you are ready to graduate with more details.

Further learning

Time to renew your learning and Site Safety card? You can renew your learning and Site Safety card by coming to one of our Continued Professional Development (CPD) forums.


Enrol now!

Complete the form to enrol in the Health and Safety in Construction programme.

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