Playground Maintenance, Compliance & Safety Inspection Training

Operational Level 2 Certified Playground Inspection & Maintenance Training RPII / RoSPA
The Training
Are your staff trained and accredited to inspect and maintain playgrounds to the NZS:5828 standard?

Playsafe is a RPII registered training facility for Operational Level 2 Inspector training. We are the largest Playground Level 2 inspector training provider in NZ for local Government, Councils, maintenance contractors, schools, architects and Supervised ECE centre staff.

The course consists of a 2 day training process including a classroom presentation training and playground site visits with a practical exam. The aim of this course is to train you as a competent operational inspector of the play area’s safety, wear & tear ongoing condition.

The training consists of some basic standards including NZS:5828 / EN:1176. play safety, accidents, inspection procedure and basic risk assessment. A inspection template is also included.

Operational Inspection looks at the equipment’s ongoing working condition & safety, especially faults due to wear & tear, replacement parts and maintenance, vandalism, breakages and surfacing.

The level 2 training and exam process provides a qualification and registration for Operational (Level 2) with the RPII & ROPSA Register of Playground Inspectors International. You will receive a certificate and ID badge valid for 3 years.


The training includes detailed information on:

  • Children at Play

  • Accidents and safety

  • Playground standards

  • Inspection procedures

  • Risk assessment

  • Specific equipment inspection

  • Maintenance & Parts

  • Safety surfacing and impact testing

Upcoming Course Dates


1st & 2nd July 2020


5th & 6th August 2020

Who is the training for?

We typically have a great cross representation of the industry in any one of our training's including:

  • Council Parks Management

  • Facilities Maintenance staff

  • Maintenance Contractors

  • Early Childhood Centre Representatives

  • Landscapers / Builders / Architects

  • Playground Builders / Manufacturers

  • Auditors / Inspectors

  • Safety Surfacing Suppliers

Previous Knowledge

No previous playground experience necessary - Whether you have been in working in playgrounds for many years or brand new to the industry, this training is for you!  The workshop is designed to give you a background on the industry, play safety and teach to a formal inspection process of hazard identification.


Price: $1,495+gst:
Includes 2 Day Course attendance, training presentation, site visit, formal & practical exam. Includes catering, RPII Exam Fee, Registration & 3 year membership.

(Note an additional 3% surcharge is added for payment via credit cards)

When is it?

​Training courses are run periodically throughout New Zealand, each training is limited to 20 candidates so spaces fill fast!

Check at the top of this page for upcoming dates or email us with your interest!


Wren Cafe & Conference

46 Lunn Ave, Mt Wellington

Auckland 1072

(Parking available onsite)

What to bring?

A tape measure, pen and rain jacket (wear comfortable clothing, dress smart casual)


Morning tea & lunch will be provided - Please let us know if you have any particular dietary requirements


Accommodation is excluded from the fee. We recommend staying at the Ellerslie International Hotel (training venue) or the following accommodations options close by:

  • Waipuna Hotel - 58 Waipuna Rd, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060  09-526 3000

  • Sylvia Park Motel - 153 Mount Wellington Hwy, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

  • Best Western Ellerslie - 2 Wilkinson Rd, Ellerslie, Auckland 1542 09-525 1909



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