Event Details

Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 (All day) to Friday, 31 May, 2019 (All day)
Monday, 1 July, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, 31 July, 2019 (All day)
Thursday, 1 August, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, 31 August, 2019 (All day)
Sunday, 1 September, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 1 October, 2019 (All day)
Tuesday, 1 October, 2019 - 00:00 to Thursday, 31 October, 2019 - 01:00
Friday, 1 November, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 1 December, 2019 (All day)
Sunday, 1 December, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 31 December, 2019 (All day)




Event Organising Body: 
Safe Design Australia
1300 732 732


Endorsed Training

Safe Design Australia has developed this flexible, practical and convenient online training resource for building and design professionals to ensure they have the tools and resources available to meet their design safety obligations, through best practice Safety in Design (SiD).

These can be applied to the design and construction of residential houses through to large, complex commercial structures, and is aimed at helping you understand and meet your obligations under WHS legislation and apply best practice safe design.

The SiD online course (that’s the not-boring-one), is suitable for all professionals involved in the design, development and construction of structures:

  • Building Designers

  • Architects

  • Engineers

  • Developers

  • Design and Construction companies

  • Principal Contractors and Project Managers

The online program is self-paced and consists of engaging videos, presentations, and documentation, covering all aspects of Safe Design.

It includes the latest information, advice, and case studies with practical applications relating to safe design best practice and innovation in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.

Participants will progress through 7 Modules with sub-sections ranging in length from 2-minute videos to 20 minutes of content presentations, with several short self-assessment quizzes at various stages.

  • 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

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 online Safe Design 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 3 CPD Points. Speak with your professional association to find out more about CPD eligibility.

Course Fee just $249!
The Safe Design online course is available for $249 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.

John Daly, Director of Safe Design Australia (SDA)

John Daly, Director of Safe Design Australia (SDA), has extensive Australian and international design safety experience and expertise.

John and the team from SDA developed this online Safety in Design course from their years’ of practical experience and indepth knowledge working with and advising individuals and organisations on best practice safe design principles and practices.

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.