Laser Safety Training

Course description

*** Please note this course is an online course ***

The link will be sent to you once enrolled.

This course will outline the importance of, and the techniques for using lasers safely.  This is for general laser safety concepts and where specific training is required for lasers, this must be obtained form the manufacturer of the laser.

This topic will discuss:

  • Types of Lasers
  • Laser Specifications
  • Laser Hazards
  • Laser Control Measures

These topics are intended to increase awareness of laser hazards and risks and safety measures that must be taken to ensure safety of laser users and those that work around them.

This course is offered as an online course.  Please contact the University Laser Safety Officer, Matt Lindner on if any further information is required.

Type of course

Online course


Matt Lindner
People and Culture

Who should attend

Mandatory: Class 3 or 4 laser equipment users.  This includes staff, postgraduate and honours students who use powerful lasers in scientific experiments, surveying, alignments etc.

Recommended: While not mandatory for users outside of the Class 3 or 4 laser classifications, this general laser safety awareness course can be taken by any laser user.

What you will learn

This course will outline the importance of, and the techniques for using lasers safely.

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

Understanding of the uses of lasers

Upcoming events

Sunday, 30th June 2024 - Laser Safety Online Q2 2024

Time: 9:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: Web Conference

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

To be notified of upcoming events, you can add your name to the waiting list.