OPITO Products for Energy - Oil and Gas (Upstream)

Control of Work Training for Performing Authorities [Computer-based Training]

Standard Code: 9231

Revision: 1

Amendment: January 2021

Aim and objectives:

The aim of the Initial Training Programme is to equip the delegate with a minimum, generic, industry-wide understanding and basic skills required of the role of the Performing Authority.

The objectives of the Initial Training Course are to ensure that Performing Authorities and prospective Performing Authorities:

  • Are aware of their legal responsibilities of being in charge of work parties at the worksite
  • Are able to recognise and assess worksite hazards and associated risks. And are able to control, reduce or eliminate the risks through formalised risk assessment systems and safe systems of work.
  • Monitor and control the work effectively and respond appropriately to changes in work conditions or the work plan
  • Manage and control work safely through effective communication and handovers at various stages of the work.

Target audience:

This training programme has been designed for personnel who intend to act, or are already acting, as a Performing Authority in the workplace.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are no pre-requisites.


2 years

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