Course fee: $249 (incl GST)


Event Organising Body: 
Safe Designs Australia
1300 732 732


This is an endorsed training event.

Safety in Design Online Short Course

The team from Safe Design Australia (SDA) has developed a flexible and convenient online training course specifically focussed on Safety in Design (SiD) for design professionals in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Who is this course suitable for?

The Safe Design Online Short Course is suitable for all professionals involved in the design, development and construction of structures:

  • Designers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Property Developers
  • Design and Construction companies
  • Principal Contractors and Project Managers

About the Course

The Course is a self-paced program (approx. 3 hrs in total) consisting of great videos, presentations, and documentation, covering all aspects of Safe Design.

The program consist of 7 Modules with sub-sections ranging in length from 2-minute videos to 20 minutes of content presentations. To lock in the learning we have a short self-assessment quiz to re-cap what was covered and ensure you’ve understood the learning concepts.

  • Module 1: What is Safe Design?
  • Module 2: Principles of Safety in Design
  • Module 3: Safety in Design starts with you
  • Module 4: Risk Management
  • Module 5: Safety in Design in Action
  • Module 6: Legal Aspects of Safety in Design
  • Module 7: Safe Design Course Summary & Resources

Learning Objectives

At the end of the self-paced program you’ll be a LEGEND of SAFE DESIGN. This includes being able to:

  • Identify key Safe Design principles and benefits
  • Discuss Safety in Design Risk Management Processes and systematic assessment
  • Describe lifecycle design considerations
  • Discuss the need for transfer and storage of information - records and reporting
  • Identify good practice in Safety in Design
  • Explain WHS legislation - Safe Design duties and obligations

Continuing Professional Development

On successful completion of the Safe Design Online Short Course you'll receive a Certificate of Completion stating the number of CPD* hours of training and serves as documentary proof of undertaking the program. This online course is the equivalent of 10 CPD Points. Speak with your professional association to find out more about CPD eligibility.

Course Fee just $249!

The Course is available for $249 (inc GST) and gives you the information, tools and resources you need to help you meet your obligations as a building designer under WHS legislation. Plus, you'll also gain access to a range of free resources that you can download for your every day use.

Your Instructor

John Daly, Director of Safe Design Australia (SDA)

John Daly is the Director of Safe Design Australia (SDA) with extensive Australian and international design safety experience and expertise. John and the team from SDA have designed this online Safety in Design course to assist you in understanding and meeting your design safety obligations whilst ensuring you benefit from the latest resources and design safety best practice knowledge.

SDA are specialist safe design consultants with a team of work health and safety consultants and risk managers operating throughout Australia and New Zealand. Clients include architects, building designers, developers, design and construct companies, principal contractors, engineers, and local government. SDA understand that good design is important, and believe that safe design can be achieved without compromising design intent.