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Creating & managing a permit to work system

Permits to Work are an essential tool for managing high risk or infrequent operations. There is a legal requirement to produce them for some tasks, but many systems either don’t control the risks properly or are over-complicated & place a non-value adding burden on the company.

This EEF course shows you how to create systems which keep people safe at the same time as allowing you to get the job done.

Course content

  • Legal requirements for safe systems of work.
  • Identify the general principles of Permit to Work systems.
  • Apply the principles to company examples and documentation.
  • What is LOTO & Safe Isolation?
  • Specific types of permit (hot work, work at height & confined space)
  • Identify the legal requirements for control of contractors.


There are no prerequisites for this course. It is equally suited to someone completely new to health & safety or someone that’s been in the field, has the experience, but needs a recognised qualification.


Students will be asked to complete a practical assessment during the course & be assessed against an agreed criteria.

More details

By completing this course, delegates will:

Understand the process and principles of permit to work Permit To Work (PTW) systems.


Who are Make UK?

Make UK has been helping companies to keep themselves and their employees safe for over 125 years. We deliver more than 10,000 training days each year and were the very first NEBOSH training partner

Together, we help your business to perform and grow.

Member pricing breakdown

*Member price = £0 + VAT - Member discount applies to Make UK Members, and subscribers to our EHS or HR & Legal support packages (discount applied upon booking)