Risk Management


A one-day course designed to assist you in implementing and improving your company’s risk management framework and processes.

The Risk Managment course is suitable for small and medium sized business owners, residential builders, large building & civil sector company on-site and off-site personnel including: supervisors, site managers, project managers, foreman and leading hands.

With the Risk Management Course you will:

  • Learn to manage health and safety risks as required by New Zealand Health and Safety Regulations
  • Evaluate and identify opportunities to improve a company’s risk management framework
  • Earn 8 credits towards your Certificate in Construction Site Safety
  • Achieve NZQA Unit Standard 17602 - Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace - level 3, 4 NZQA credits

What The Course Covers

This course enables businesses to manage their health and safety risks as required by New Zealand Health and Safety Regulations.

Using ISO 31000 as a guide, participants will examine both the external and internal drivers of risk that impact their company’s ability to meet its objectives. Participants will look at the key principles of risk management and relevant key terms.

Participants will evaluate and identify opportunities to improve a company’s risk management framework, including improving a company’s commitment to workers and contractor’s performance.

Participants will learn about the requirements of current New Zealand Regulations and WorkSafe New Zealand guidelines. This will include both a case study and participants own experiences to create a formal risk management process that applies specifically to the participant’s business.

Participants will also review some of the common risk management methodologies in use to determine the best one to use for specific situations.

What You Will Learn

Learning Objectives

  • Help you manage health and safety risks according to New Zealand law
  • Recognise the external and internal drivers that impact your company’s objectives
  • Understand the difference between particular risks and common risks
  • Help you identify, assess and control your company’s health and safety risks
  • Recognise commonly used risk management methodologies
  • Recognise how to drive your risk management culture and performance

What You'll Get at the End of the Course

  • A Site Safety Card (Passport) that indicates your level of trianing and gives you access to site (valid for two years)
  • 8 Licensed Building Practitioner points
  • 8 credits towards the Site Safe Certificate in Construction Site Safety
  • Unit Standard 17602 - Apply hazard identification and risk assessment
    procedures in the workplace - level 3, 4 NZQA credits

Next Learning Steps

Completing a Site Safe Passport means you'll gain site access for the next two years.

When it's time to renew your site access you don't need to complete the same course again, expand your Health and Safety knowledge with a different course that's relevant to you.Your site access will automatically renew and you'll earn extra credits towards your Certificate in Construction Site Safety.

Have a look at the pathway examples for more training options after completing successfully this course.

Check out our Training CPD Matrix to see Site Safe courses and credits at a glance.

Please note: If you are attending a 1 or 2 day Site Safe course then you need to bring with you a form of identification that can be verified (travel passport, birth certificate or residency certificate). This is required by NZQA and the Tertiary Education Commission.

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