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Return to Work Coordination - Introduction

Duration:
2 Days

Max Students:
20

Designed for:
This course is designed for human resource management and persons who are nominated as Rehabilitation Coordinators and those involved in rehabilitation and return to work programs.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Language and Literacy requirements for the course are: •Writing is required to the level of completing written in-class activities. •Reading is required to enable the determination of information through the student manual.

Description:
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).

Content:

The course content covers:

  • The main components of the WorkCover/Workers Compensation Scheme
  • Key steps in developing a workplace rehabilitation program
  • The role of the rehabilitation coordinator
  • The principles of premium calculation
  • Key issues in working with doctors and providers
  • Provide basic information regarding worker entitlements
  • Developing a simple return to work plan
     

Unit of Competency

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to successful students on completion of course.

Assessment:
There is no formal assessment for this course. A WorkCover certificate confirming attendance at the WorkCover accredited two-day course Introduction to return to work coordination will be issued.

Delivery Method:
Training will be delivered within a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios.


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