Courses

WPCG Clearance Issuer Course

Cost $AU400 (inclGST)

The Issuer course covers the roles and responsibilities of the WPCG Clearance Issuer. Successful completion will enable you to issue the WPCG Work Clearance form and the Minimum Controls Checklists which allows you to conduct lower risk work on the oil company’s sites. The accreditation is valid for 2 years, after which you can maintain your accreditation by completing the online refresher.

There is a 1 hour pre-learning course that must be completed prior to attending the course. After the course there is an online assessment that must be completed successfully to attain the accreditation. The online assessment must be completed within 2 months of attending the course.

To register for this training course, simply head to the Login or Register page to create an account. Choose the “Issuer” option on your profile and within 2 hours you will receive an email with your Unique ID. You can use this Unique ID and your password to log into your account to book your course. Simply select the My Training menu option on your User Profile.

WPCG Clearance Issuer Refresher

Cost $AU112 (inclGST)

All current accredited clearance issuers may maintain their accreditation by completing the online refresher. The refresher is available via the My Training section of your profile.

WPCG Permit Officer Course

Cost $AU1140.00 (inclGST)

The Permit Officer course covers the roles and responsibilities of the WPCG Permit Officer. To obtain accreditation you must attend a 2 day face-to-face training course, complete an online test, complete 6 buddy work permits with an accredited Permit Officer on WPCG member sites and complete a desktop and field assessment.

Pre-requisites are:

  • current accredited WPCG Clearance Issuer
  • minimum two years oil industry experience or another industry with equivalent work permitting requirements
  • completed pre-requisite national units of competency, conducted by a registered training organization, for Confined Space Entry (MSMPER205 or RIIWHS202D), and Work safely at heights (RIIWHS204D) within the last 2 years
  • completed pre-requisite national units of competency for gas testing (MSMWHS217), conducted by a registered training organization, or demonstrated equivalent gas tester competency via completion of alternative training delivered by another organization which has been authorised in writing and accepted by WPCG within the last 2 years

To apply, login to your account and choose the “Permit Officer” icon, fill in the application form and then submit. We will then get in contact with you with the date of the next course.

WPCG Permit Officer Refresher

Cost $AU345.00 (inclGST)

All current accredited permit officers maintain their accreditation by

  • completing an online refresher
  • submitting 6 permits and 6 high risk certificates prepared for one of the WPCG member oil companies, with associated documentation for a desktop audit (for senior permit officers, 2 of these must be permits/certificates that can only be issued by a Senior Permit Officer as per the WPCG Activity Matrix)
  • completion of a practical assessment on a WPCG member oil company site

Links to access the refresher, submit your documents for the desktop review and book into a field assessment are available via the My Training section of your profile 3 months prior to expiry.

WPCG Permit Officer Transition to Senior Permit Officer

Cost $AU264(inclGST)

To progress to Senior Permit Officer, the following additional requirements are required for any Permit Officer.

  1. Applicants having completed MSMPER205 – Enter confined space or RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces, within last 3 years.
  2. Applicants having completed MSMWHS216 – Operate breathing apparatus
  3. Applicants having completed MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres or equivalent accepted by WPCG
  4. Minimum 2 buddy permits that meet the requirements for a Senior Permit officer as per the  WPCG Activity Matrix
  5. Final assessment by WPCG in the field as per Permit Officer refresher at a Senior Permit Officer level

Note: This may be completed as part of a Permit Officers 2 yearly reaccreditation

Course Calendar

All our upcoming training classes are in the calendar below. The number of seats left is indicated.  Click here to see instructions on how to book into a course.

January

28th January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 6
29th January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 18
31st January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 0

February

4th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Mercure/Novotel Sydney International Airport, Wolli Creek (Sydney), NSW Seats: 0
6th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Ibis Styles Hobart, Hobart, TAS Seats: 10
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 11
12th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Adina Serviced Apartments, Kingston, ACT Seats: 21
14th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 8
18th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: IBIS Styles Mount Isa Verona, Mount Isa, QLD Seats: 25
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 17
19th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Dog Rock Motel, Albany, WA Seats: 16
25th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, QLD Seats: 9
26th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 22
28th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Best Western Buckingham, Highett (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 8

March

3rd March
08:00 am - 04:00 pmPermit Officer - Day 1Location: Rydges Bankstown Sydney, Bass Hill, NSW Seats: 12
4th March
08:00 am - 04:00 pmPermit Officer - Day 2Location: Rydges Bankstown Sydney, Bass Hill, NSW Seats: 12
5th March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 24
6th March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Mercure Townsville, Townsville, QLD Seats: 22
11th March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Viking Sports Club, Dundas Valley (Sydney), NSW Seats: 21
12th March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Mercure Premier Motel Wagga, Wagga Wagga, NSW Seats: 25
23rd March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Ibis Styles Karratha, Karratha, WA Seats: 25
25th March
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 24

April

1st April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Travelodge Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD Seats: 18
2nd April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 25
7th April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Viking Sports Club, Dundas Valley (Sydney), NSW Seats: 25
8th April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Darwin CBD, Darwin, NT Seats: 25
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: West Tamworth Leagues Club, Tamworth, NSW Seats: 25
15th April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Ibis Mackay, Mackay, QLD Seats: 23
16th April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Best Western Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, SA Seats: 23
21st April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 24
23rd April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 25
27th April
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 25