Courses

WPCG Clearance Issuer Course

Cost $AU393 (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 $AU110 (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 $AU1119.25 (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 $AU338.80 (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.

Course Calendar

All our upcoming training classes are in the calendar below. A green tick means that there are still spaces available.  Click here to see instructions on how to book into a course.

November

13th November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 0
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Darwin CBD, Darwin, NT Seats: 1
18th November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 3
19th November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Adina Serviced Apartments, Kingston, ACT Seats: 3
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 0
22nd November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 0
26th November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 1
28th November
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Ibis Styles Port Hedland, Port Hedland, WA Seats: 24

December

2nd December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Mercure Albury, Albury, NSW Seats: 8
3rd December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Viking Sports Club, Dundas Valley (Sydney), NSW Seats: 0
4th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Viking Sports Club, Dundas Valley (Sydney), NSW Seats: 25
5th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 13
9th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Mercure Townsville, Townsville, QLD Seats: 11
10th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 18
11th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: South Newcastle Rugby league Club, Merewether (Newcastle), NSW Seats: 7
17th December
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 9

January

8th January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Viking Sports Club, Dundas Valley (Sydney), NSW Seats: 24
9th January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 23
21st January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Perth Langley, Perth, WA Seats: 22
23rd January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 24
30th January
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Royal Yacht Club Of Victoria, Williamstown (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 25

February

6th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Ibis Styles Hobart, Hobart, TAS Seats: 19
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Keperra Golf Club, Keperra (Brisbane), QLD Seats: 25
12th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Adina Serviced Apartments, Kingston, ACT Seats: 24
21st February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Best Western Buckingham, Highett (Melbourne), VIC Seats: 24
25th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, QLD Seats: 25
26th February
07:30 am - 12:30 pmClearance IssuerLocation: The Lakes Hotel, West Lakes (Adelaide), SA Seats: 25
Price Rises

Please be advised that we will be increasing our prices generally by 1.8%, effective 1st December 2019.