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Have you been assigned as a Fire Warden in your Workplace? Are you needing to learn how to properly use a Fire Extinguisher? We offer training Face-to-Face as a half-day Competency-Based training for both first time trainees and for those just needing refreshers. We can also offer this training Online.

Our new cutting-edge training simulator presents an exceptional opportunity for those working in machinery-related industries. With its diverse modules, life-like controls, and the ability to facilitate assessment, training, and upskilling, our simulator is revolutionising the way workers prepare for their jobs. Don't miss the chance to witness this groundbreaking technology first-hand at Training 4 Safety.

In this blog, we will provide an in-depth breakdown of our STCW training to help you understand its components and importance.

Do you use a Four Wheel Drive for work or personal use? There is a lot to learn about the different functions, techniques, and procedures of a 4x4. Our Training is informative, engaging, and a lot of fun!

Are you required to work in enclosed spaces in your job? Do you need a Confined Space ticket as proof of training? Do you need a refresher course for Unit Standards? Entry into a Confined Space can be one of the most hazardous activities undertaken in the workplace. Extreme caution and care MUST be taken at all times.

This course outlines the varieties of mobile elevated work platforms and their uses, the legal obligations and codes of practice, correct usage of a mobile elevated work platform, and followed by a practical assessment.

We’ve had an incredible year at Training 4 Safety. We’re so happy to be able to serve you, our customers! If you’re reading this, we want to thank you – it means a lot to us that you chose us as your safety training provider.

Let’s talk about competency-based training – why we've chosen it and why it's different to other types of training out there. Competency-based learning is looking at an outcome, teaching people to be safe, ensuring they know what they’re supposed to do to keep themselves and others safe.

Are you or your team required to work at height? Our Heights Safety & Awareness Training will equip you with the knowledge you need to safely work at height.

With so many hotspots in your kitchen, safety in this most lived part of the house is really important.

Our Permit to Work Training can help you and your team learn all about work permits, permit issuers/receivers, and help them understand the process and where they may be used.

Whether you ride motorbike or scooters for recreation, a job or commuting to work take extra care this winter.

As we start to spend much more time inside through our home the winter months, it is time to think of your household safety.

Smoke detectors are a really critical item to have throughout your home because they become your eyes and ears if you're not around.

Mike Lindsay is a Northland Rescue Helicopter ambassador and a Northland business leader who believes locals should put extra emphasis on workplace safety this winter. 

Northlanders are encouraged to up-skill their four wheel drive skills and ability to drive safely off-road in the lead up to winter.

A globally recognised maritime training qualification being offered in Northland for the first time is now open for enrolments.

Welcome to our 21/22 Summer Safety Series! Check out these videos to learn all about keeping safe over Summer.

Training 4 Safety has become the first maritime training school in Northland able to deliver STCW, a globally recognised safety qualification.

When Mike Lindsay was collecting wood on a farm back in 2011 it was just a normal Kiwi day out. But that changed in an instant.

Here at Training 4 Safety, we specialise in competency-based training methods which focuses on teaching you practical, hands-on knowledge, which is perfect delivered as a refresher or as a first time training.

Here at Training 4 Safety, we are passionate about all types of safety, not just safety in the workplace. Here are some tips to keep in mind when planning a fun day at the beach this Summer.

COVID-19 has changed everyone’s way of life. Lockdown, business closures, travel bans, being unable to visit friends and families, and leaving workplaces, vehicles, and equipment unattended.

Not sure whether you need to do training for Unit Standards or just need to do a refresher? Here is a handy blog post that shows how to check if you have achieved Unit Standards or not.

A safe workplace is a productive place. Regardless of the type of business, safety is always a priority. Both the employer and employee have responsibilities when it comes to workplace safety, so full cooperation is required by both parties. Safety is a team effort!

Today, fire is much easier to make than it was. Throughout history, humans have spent quite some time grinding stones or wood to produce friction and make fire. Now, with more igniters at hand, it takes a second or two to light your grill during your summer barbecue (bbq) party or your cozy fireplace during winter.

If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood. Who you gonna call? Everybody knows that… Ghostbusters! But in cases of emergency such as a fire in your workplace, Wardens are in charge.

Earlier today, I was just restfully seated in front of my computer while relishing my coffee to my hearts’ content, inside an ambient and comfortable room. And after just an hour and a half of walking through an entertaining workbook of informative videos and short written materials online… voila! I am now an “Emergency Warden Training” certificate holder, thanks to Training 4 Safety’s online training system!

You probably see fire extinguishers everywhere, but do you know how to use one? In this post, we are going to provide tips on the do’s and don’ts of using a fire extinguisher. The thought of using a fire extinguisher doesn’t have to be intimidating!

You might not know that Training 4 Safety can create industry specific, tailor-made courses for your business! Whether you work in the forestry, construction, elderly care, or hospitality industry, Training 4 Safety can create a perfect course that is suitable for your workplace.

Having awareness of workplace safety is key to avoiding incidents and being well-prepared and knowledgeable of hazards.

We are super excited to present one of our newest courses – ECE Industry Specific Emergency Warden course. We have worked very hard to ensure this course is interesting and fun as well as relatable and relevant for all teachers and staff. All our courses, including this one, have been thoroughly researched and vetted by industry professionals. This ensures the content within the course is exactly what you need to know.

Fire safety training is so important for your company. As a business owner, you will be well aware that operating a business entails many complex and varied responsibilities.

Yes, we offer fire safety training such as the use of Fire Extinguishers and Suppression, becoming an Emergency or Fire Warden, and general Workplace Safety Awareness, but did you know we also offer a Hot Works and Safety Watch course?

We live in a society that is ever-changing. In this modern world, the need for youth in various industries and for professional training to be learnt in school is growing.

Evacuation schemes for fire and emergency situations are vital for the effective running of a business.