Tier 1 - Health and Safety Competency Test


AMS Group is an accredited mobile testing centre for the ConstructSafe system. This system is owned by the Construction Safety Council.

ConstructSafe, aims to provide industry with some assurance that individuals have the knowledge and ability to keep themselves and others safe. This is achieved through a testing process of knowledge and behaviour against a framework designed and developed based upon industry needs.

Who Should Attend

Many employers within the construction industry request that employees, contractors or tradespeople have completed ConstructSafe testing. This makes the completion of ConstructSafe essential to anyone wishing to work within the construction industry.

Testing Outcomes

The testing framework for Tier 1 – Health and Safety Competency Test, covers the full range of foundational knowledge expected by industry. This includes:

  • General safety knowledge
  • Working at Heights
  • Chemicals and Hazardous Substances
  • Emergencies
  • Plant
  • Traffic
  • Utilities and services
  • Confined and restricted spaces


ConstructSafe, is open to anyone who wishes to complete it, attendees will need to be able to provide photo ID on the day of testing

Acceptable forms of candidate ID* are:

  • Driver Licence - a valid New Zealand photo card driver licence.
  • Passport - passport of any nationality valid and signed with a photograph of the candidate.
  • Firearms licence - standard New Zealand Firearms Licence

*If a candidate is unable to provide any of these forms of ID please contact AMS Group to discuss options

Attendance Capacity

Maximum of 10 trainees


1/2 day morning 8am-12noon


Course Fees

$147 + GST per person

Scheduled Course Locations

Please note that courses are available at a number of AMS Group branch locations, these are listed below. If there are no course locations shown below, courses can be arranged to be delivered at your place of work. Contact us to  find out more about our on-site training options available for this course or enquire below.