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Schools Training

Paula has been delivering training to secondary schools in the Gateway/STAR space since 2009 with previous organisations she has worked with. Prior to this Paula was a Gateway coordinator herself from 2002 until 2012, so has extensive knowledge on school requirements in regards health and safety training in a school environment. 

Jerry has been working as a Health and Safety trainer for 20 years and has worked in secondary schools for 11 years delivering high quality training in risk management, height safety and fire and emergency courses.

Safety Wear

Health and Safety
(Unit standards 497 Level 1 - 3 Credits
& 17593 Level 2 - 4 Credits)

1 day course

This course introduces students to health and safety legislation and is a prerequisite in many workplaces. Students will learn their rights and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. They will engage in a range of activities including identifying risks in both their work and school environment. 
Workers with Safety Vests

Apply Risk Assessment in the Workplace 
(Unit standard 30265 Level 3 - 8 Credits) 
1 day course

Students will learn to apply a range of risk assessment techniques to class based scenarios.They will be able to describe risks that may harm themselves or their work colleagues and understand the risk assessment process. Two practical sessions will be carried out during this course.
Fire Extinguisher

Youth Responder
(Unit Standards 3271 Level 2 - 1 Credit, 
4647 Level 2 - 1 Credit
& 16797 Level 2 - 3 Credits)

1 day course

​Students will enjoy the practical elements of this course. Content includes practical evacuation scenarios that require them to carry out an evacuation, identification and use of  different types of extinguishers they may need to use in the workplace. A fun day to be had.
Fire Alarm

Respond to Small Emergencies
(Unit standards 16800 Level 3 - 4 Credits
& 16802 Level 3 - 4 Credits)

1 day course

A fantastic practical day for students similar to Youth Responder course at a higher level. At the successful completion of the course the students will be able to identify and evaluate a small emergency situation in a workplace, contain and control the small emergency, record and report on the small emergency, reinstate the use of emergency equipment, take action in a workplace emergency to protect people from danger prior to being evacuated; and initiate and conduct emergency workplace evacuations.

 This is a very hands-on, scenario based training course.

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Hearing Conservation/Manual Handling
 (Unit Standards 17594 Level 3  - 3 Credits
& 17592 Level 3  - 4 Credits)

1 day course

This course combo is relevant to every student no matter their industry.
Noise not only in the workplace, but also recreationally is having a huge impact on our young people today with hearing loss being identified as a large contributor to ACC claims in the future. This is a course that really gets students thinking differently.
Manual handling covers everything from sitting at your desk, considering ergonomics and work station design, through to those who do manual work where, lifting, pushing, pulling twisting, turning and carrying loads over distance poses a major risk to quality of life in the event of a muscoskeletal injury.
To find out more about these courses either call Paula on 021 757 166 or email:
All courses provided by PJSS are provided on a sub-contractor basis through Vertical Horizonz Ltd. All NZQA and moderation requirements are met through this arrangement.
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