Changes to ConstructSafe Tier 1

Constructsafe Tier 1 must be completed by contractors working with the auckland council by the 1st of december 2019.

On the 19th of June, a Notice of Information (NOI) was released. This stated that all contractors undertaking high-physical works for the Auckland Council are to demonstrate a commitment to ConstructSafe by the 1st of December 2019 for new and existing contracts.

What does this mean? 

All contractors working directly or indirectly with the Auckland Council must be Tier 1 ConstructSafe qualified by the 1st December 2019. 

 Who needs to be ConstructSafe Tier 1 qualified? 

All workers of contractors or subcontractors undertaking high-risk physical work activities where Auckland Council is the PCBU, principle or bill payer. 

Workers who have not yet attained their Tier 1 must be directly supervised at all time and must have a plan to sit their Tier 1. 

What is ConstructSafe? 

ConstructSafe aims to provide the industry with assurance that individuals have the knowledge and ability to keep themselves and others safe while performing their job. This is achieved through testing process of knowledge and behaviour against a framework designed and developed based on industry needs. 

What is demonstrating a commitment to ConstructSafe? 

Having your staff undertake the ConstructSafe qualifications demonstrates that you recognise the ConstructSafe scheme as an industry standard for Health and Safety competency. 

By recognising and qualifying your staff through ConstructSafe, you can have the assurance that every worker on site understands the same things when it comes to working on a construction site. 

Get your ConstructSafe Tier 1 qualification with Evolve Training Academy: 

We offer ConstructSafe Tier 1 courses every Friday and second Saturday. 

Friday at 9 am and 1 pm 

Every second Saturday at 9 am 

All equipment is provided, the only thing your workers needs is a valid ID.

The test is 2 hours, so please allow for this time.

Book your ConstructSafe course here


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