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CSTP – Common Safety Training Program

This course is designed for everyone working on offshore production and drilling facilities as it is required to have a CSTP card or be working towards obtaining one.

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The mandated Common Safety Training Program (CSTP) is an industry requirement for all newly employed or contracted entrants into the offshore oil and gas industry. The introduction of a common safety training model for the oil and gas industry has been an initiative of CEOs from operating companies acting through the APPEA CEO Safety Leadership Forum.

The course comprises of a hands-on training course followed by a period of workplace behaviour demonstration. The program is focused on the demonstration of safety behaviours identified by oil and gas industry leaders as being essential.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should be able to have the skills and knowledge in the following subjects:

  • Work within safety systems and processes
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Contribute to safe working practices
  • Respond to workplace incidents
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Monday 29 October, 2018Wednesday 31 October, 2018North LakeBook Now
Monday 26 November, 2018Wednesday 28 November, 2018North LakeBook Now
Monday 3 December, 2018Wednesday 5 December, 2018North LakeBook Now
Monday 10 December, 2018Wednesday 12 December, 2018North LakeBook Now

Plus APPEA Independent Reviewer Fee of $132.

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On successful completion of the course and workplace assessment, lodged within 12 Months, a Common Safety Training Program Card will be issued through APPEA (Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association).

Note: If not already employed in the oil and gas industry, course participants have 12 months from the completion of training to have started the workplace demonstration component. If the participant has not found work in the oil and gas industry after 12 months they will be required to undertake the one-day CSTP refresher course.


Light lunches, morning and afternoon teas are provided. For the in-class session covered footwear is essential. Overalls, hard hats, safety glasses and hearing protection is provided. Please bring your own pair of safety boots or enclosed footwear.

Recommended Training
IFAP recommends completion of the TBOSIET or BOSIET course prior to enrolling in CSTP. The TBOSIET or BOSIET can be booked consecutively with CSTP or at an alternative time. Please contact 1300 432 700 for course prices and availability.