BILD319 – Essential Safety Skills for PGD

Module code
Module title
Essential Safety Skills for PGD
To provide learners with working knowledge of essential safety responses, and how to apply them in given situations.
  • TC2201
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Directed hours are comprised of learning with a provider. These learning hours may include in-class activities; workshop activities and practice; coaching and progress conversations; formative assessment; night-class tutorials; group discussions and activities.

Self-Directed hours are comprised of Study Guide reading and activities; research using texts and the Internet; video; discussion groups, and online chat groups such as closed Facebook study groups; creating study notes, recording work experience.
Learning Outcomes
LO 1.1 Provide and manage first aid and basic life support in an emergency situation
LO 1.2 Plan a confined space entry, with knowledge of the hazards associated with confined spaces
LO 1.3 Describe the hazards of asbestos and related safety measures.
LO 1.4 Describe the obligations of being an employee in the PGD context
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard
Learning and Teaching Resource
Study Guide Textbooks
Skills quality assured competency-based assessment resources.
Building Act 2004;
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993;
Fair Trading Act 1986;
Privacy Act 1993;
and all subsequent amendments and replacements.

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015;
Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016;
Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016;
Resource Management Act 1991;
The following standards, which are available at
AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment,
AS/NZS 1716:2012 Respiratory protective devices;
The following code, which is available at
WorkSafe New Zealand (2016) Approved Code of Practice for the Management and Removal of Asbestos;
and all subsequent amendments and replacements.

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