Work Health and Safety Courses
Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
This training course enables participates to gain a qualification in Work Health and Safety (WHS). It is designed to give participants practical knowledge and skills to enable the provision of valid and timely WHS advice and assist with improving safety in the workplace. The course covers a broad range of health and safety functions and responsibilities in the workplace including identifying hazards, assessing WHS risks, implementing strategies to control WHS risks and evaluating an organisation’s WHS performance.
Diploma of Work Health and Safety
This training course enables participants to gain a Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS). It will provide participants with the opportunity to grow their practical knowledge and skills in the development, implementation and management of WHS programs/systems.
This unit of competency addresses the outcomes required to participate in the planning, conduct and reporting of investigations of incidents which have resulted in, or have a potential to result in, injury or damage. Situations may range from relatively minor through to major incidents.
Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator - 1 Day
This course is designed to provide a basic introduction into the management of claims and address the necessary skills and knowledge to establish and/or maintain a system for managing the rehabilitation and early return to work, of injured workers at the workplace. The course is divided into two parts, the first part consisting of key definitions, terms and obligations as they apply to rehabilitation within a workplace, under current legislative requirements. The second part of the course focuses on the student’s ability to assist with the management of workers compensation and return-to-work claims and processes, providing the students with a variety of opportunities to discuss a wide range of cases, use the legislation and then apply it to a range of situations. This part is accredited training and applies to “Assist with Claims Management, Rehabilitation and Return to Work Programs BSBWHS407”; which is elective unit of BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
Return to Work Coordination - Introduction
This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge of the return to work process in accordance with the WorkCover and Workers Compensation requirements. Regulatory Requirements for a Return to Work Coordinator: In NSW a Category 1 employer must employ or engage a person as a Return to Work Coordinator. A category 1 employer is: an employer whose basic tariff premium is in excess of $50,000 per year; or an employer who is self-insured; or an employer who is insured by a specialised insurer, and who employs more than 20 workers (WorkCover NSW).
Risk Management and Preparing SWMS
Work Health and Safety Legislation imposes specific requirements for the development, communication, review and record keeping of Safe Work Methods Statements (SWMS) for high risk construction work. Implementation of SWMS program for general organisational hazards can also assist in meeting legislation requirements by providing evidence of consultation, communication, information/instruction/training and identification and control of risk
Safety Culture in Your Organisation
Safety culture can be defined as the shared safety perception of an organisation. It is characterised by day to day perceptions towards the working environment, practices, organisational, organisational systems and management.
WHS Due Diligence
The purpose of this course is to provide information on key elements of the WHS Act to persons conducting a business or undertaking and their officers, with particular emphasis on the positive duty to exercise Due Diligence. Topics covered include: Description of key definitions, duties of parties according to the WHS Act, the purpose of the Act and the Regulations, the priority Codes of Practice and additional Codes, Duty of Care and Responsibility of Directors, Consultation and Risk Management.
Work Health and Safety Management of Contractors
This course addresses the skills and knowledge required to assist with the WHS management of contractors, and has a strong focus on compliance with WHS organisational and legislative requirements.
Work Health and Safety Risk Management
This course addresses the skills and knowledge required to contribute to identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards; assessing WHS risks; and developing, implementing and evaluating risk controls appropriate within your job role and relating to your work area.