Health and Safety Plan Development Course

2 days – NQF Level 3

Safety Plan is a necessity when working on a construction site. South Africa is in a construction boom. This has however  lead to an increase of construction-related incidents over the past period. We need to work safer – Health and Safety knowledge is power.

One of the most contentious issues currently on sites are the safety files that are expected to be compiled, maintained and available by the contractor/sub-contractor. The average contractor views this file as a one to five page document (which cannot be further from the truth).

The problem in general is that the emerging contractor who normally knows very little about Health and Safety knows even less about what a Safety file or a Health Safety Plan is, and what it must contain.

This workshop will provide the delegate with the necessary information towards understanding this process more effectively.

Target Group

This course is aimed at all delegates who have had limited previous knowledge and experience  in terms of developing, implementing & maintaining a Health and Safety plan.


Working experience on a construction site; in a construction related environment or dealing with contractors.

Course Objectives

To equip the learner with the necessary knowledge and skill to understand and implement a Health and Safety plan, or for a contractor company effectively to ensure legal  and company compliance.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Compile a Health and Safety plan.
  • Differentiate between a Health Safety plan and a Health & Safety file.
  • Analyze the components of a Health and Safety plan.
  • Synthesize the components of a Health and Safety plan in a workable solution.
  • Discuss a Health and Safety plan.
  • Discuss a Health and Safety file.

Learning Material

Delegates will use the Health Safety plan course material as provided.


This course is presented in the English language.

Course Requirements

It is advisable and highly recommended to have prior knowledge and skill in terms of Health & Safety within an organizational structure before enrolling unto this course.

It is always much more effective if we use your own company documentation during training.

It is suggested that you bring your relevant information and documents with you, such as your current Health and Safety file, current Health Safety Plan, Appointments, Registers, Health and Safety policy statement, Risk assessment methodology etc.

Certification & Assignment

You will be issued with a Certificate of Competence on successful completion of this course which include the building of a portfolio during the 3-day facilitation session.


Please refer to the Advantage ACT Health Safety Course Schedule.


Advantage ACT Training Centre Pretoria


R1500 .00(excluding VAT)/person


Please contact us on 012 809 4210/1  or

Advantage ACT supplies each delegate with morning & afternoon tea/coffee, LIGHT lunch and filtered water. Should you have requirements beyond what we provide, kindly make sure you make provision accordingly.

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