Certified Playground Maintenance, Compliance & Inspection Training
Operational Inspection - 2 day training process including a classroom presentation training
and playground site visits with a practical and formal exam.
Operational Level 2 Certified Playground Inspection & Maintenance Training Certified RPII / RoSPA
Playsafe is the largest registered inspection training facility for the RPII in New Zealand.
We are the leading training provider for NZ local Government, Councils, maintenance
contractors, Schools, Architects and Supervised ECE centres.
Our certified Operational Play Inspection Training (Level 2) consists of a 2 day workshop
process including classroom presentation and playground site visits with a practical and
formal completion exam. The course is designed to train you as a competent operational
inspector of the play area’s general safety, wear & tear ongoing condition whilst giving
you a broad and comprehensive overview and understanding of the entire playground
industry. (No previous experience necessary)
The 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.
Certified Operational Play Inspection Training (Level 2)
The training consists of a comprehensive overview of the playground industry including general safety, accidents, inspection procedure, basic risk assessment and some basic standards /compliance dimensions to NZS:5828 / EN:1176. A inspection template and Standards Guide (hardcopy) is also included.
The training consists of play safety, accident statistics, inspection procedure, play area hazard identification and risk assessment processes including basic dimensional compliance considering NZS:5828 / EN:1176 playground standards.
Children at Play
Accidents and safety
Specific equipment inspection
Fallzones, Falling Spaces
Basic Compliance Dimensions
Maintenance & Parts
IAS / HIC Safety 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.
Who is the training for?
Council Parks Staff
Parks & Reserves Coordinators
- Facilities Maintenance Staff
- Maintenance Contractors
Early Childhood Centre Reps
- Landscapers / Builders
- Equipment Manufacturers
Auditors / Inspectors
- Safety Surfacing Suppliers.
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 is $1,495+gst per person which includes a two-day course attendance, training presentation, site visits, formal & practical exams. Includes catering, RPII Exam Fee plus 3 year registration and membership. Also includes a hardcopy of the Playsafe Essential NZS5828:2015 Standards Guide Handbook.
When is it?
Training courses are run periodically, each training is limited so spaces fill fast! (Trainings can be hosted at your location for a minimum of 6 attendees) Check at the top of this page for upcoming dates or email us with your interest!
Auckland Netball Centre - 7 Allison Ferguson Drive, St Johns, Auckland 1743
Times: (approx. finish times only)
Day 1 (8.30am – 5.00pm Classroom Presentation + site visit
Day 2 (8.30am – 4.00pm Classroom Presentation + Written Exam & Practical Exam
What to bring?
A tape measure, pen and rain jacket (wear comfortable clothing, dress smart casual)
Morning tea & lunch and refreshments throughout the training is provided within the fee. Please let us know if you have any particular dietary requirements.
Accommodation is excluded from the fee, if you are traveling from outside of Auckland we would recommend staying at the following options reasonably 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
Ellerslie Palms Hotel, 348 Ellerslie- Panmure Highway Auckland
Best Western Ellerslie - 2 Wilkinson Rd, Ellerslie, Auckland 1542 09-525 1909