Safe Work Method Statements

Pointsbuild presents Safe Work Method Statements

Safe Work Method Statements

Course Description

All workplaces must have documented procedures for the performance of all assessed tasks that have a high likelihood of causing harm or injury to a person performing the task.

All high-risk construction activities require the development of a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS).

Learn more about safe work method statements by taking this course from Pointsbuild.

Upon completion of this course, you will earn 2 points toward your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training.


Learning format:

  • PDF

Course Outcomes:
  • Understand your legal obligations with regard to SWMS including penalties for non-compliance
  • Understand the information to be contained with the SMWS and who is responsible for completing them
  • Understand how to develop a SWMS using a risk assessment approach on a standardised template
  • Know how long a SWMS needs to be kept, when it is reviewed and where to store them
Course Details:

Target Audience

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their skills or start a career in the construction Industry.

Access Timeframe



There are no prerequisites to this course but a general understanding of the building industry would benefit the learner.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification


Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of a course, the learner can download their certificate from their Member Area.


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