ASW – Applied Safety Worker
ERGT’s Applied Safety Worker (ASW) course is designed for personnel who require confined space, gas testing, working at height and working with permit training so they are competent to undertake roles in resource industries. The clustered course structure enables greater meaning and context, facilitating better transference of learning into the workplace.
This course delivers four Units of Competency which have been identified as common requirements for workers in the oil and gas and resource industries. ERGT recognised that these units were commonly completed individually (not simultaneously or in conjunction) by the majority of the learner cohort.
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The expected learning outcomes for these Nationally Recognised Training units are:
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
- Apply for permit
- Identify the scope of the permit
- Prepare for permitted work
- Work in accordance with an issued permit
- Complete permit to work
MSMPER205 Enter confined space
- Assess confined space for entry
- Use safety equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE)Work in accordance with confined space requirements
- Conclude confined space operations in accordance with procedures
MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
- Prepare for gas testing
- Test gas
- Maintain equipment
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
- Identify work requirements
- Identify work procedures and instructions
- Access and install equipment
- Perform work at heights
- Clean up work area
Training Standard Pre-requisites
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit (delivered as part of the course on Day 1)
Trainees must be deemed competent in MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit before they can continue on and be assessed in MSMPER205 Enter confined space.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, it is recommended (but not mandatory) that trainees come to the course having undertaken the following workplace training:
– Company Induction
– Safe work management systems
– Workplace risk assessment processes
– Participated in workplace emergency response drills and exercise
ERGT have identified the Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) as a supporting course that contributes to your ability to meet the desired skills and knowledge.
Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course, however a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
A government issued photo identification and valid USI is required for course registration.
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, activities and participant discussion as well as practical components within a simulated workplace environment
using specialised equipment. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written assessment and practical exercises.
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
Authority / Regulator
Nationally Recognised Training is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), which is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.