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Work Health and Safety

Studies in the field of work health and safety will prepare you to manage and improve employee health and wellness across workplaces and industry to improve legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency and morale.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
K5000P K5000P Introductory Training for Health and Safety Representatives Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
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Need to know about workplace health and safety?

This five-day course has been designed to provide elected work health and safety representatives with the skills to effectively represent their fellow employees in matters relating to occupational safety, health and welfare.

Participants will be guided through:

  • Requirements of current occupational health, safety and welfare legislation within the workplace
  • Workplace hazards and control methods
  • Conducting effective workplace health and safety inspections
  • Conducting effective investigations into workplace accidents or incidents
  • The role of work health and safety representatives from management and union perspectives
  • Mental health issues, including anxiety, depression and resilience
  • Local support services and referrals

Need to refresh your existing workplace health and safety skills? Check out our Work Health and Safety Reps Refresher Course.

K5001P K5001P Work Health & Safety Reps Refresher Course Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
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Need to brush up on your workplace health and safety knowledge? 

This two-day refresher course allows participants to revisit and update skills and knowledge gained during the Intro Training for Work Health and Safety Reps course. Participants will be updated on the essential information required to continue to fulfill their duties as their organisation’s elected work health and safety representative. 

Participants will be guided through:

  • Recent legislation amendments and how to apply them in the workplace
  • Conducting effective investigations into workplace accidents or incidents
  • General refresh on the requirements of an elected work health and safety representative

Do you need to complete the full course? Check out our Introductory Training for Health and Safety Representatives course.

BSB30715 AVV3 Work Health and Safety Certificate III On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
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Ensure the health and safety of your colleagues in the workplace.

The Certificate III in Work Health and Safety allows participants to take on a health and safety role within their workplace.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Apply work health and safety legislation in the workplace
  • Participate in hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
  • Effectively communicate and consult with people regarding work health and safety issues

This qualification is suitable for people whose main job is not dedicate to work health and safety, but for those who take it on as a voluntary duty.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

BSB41415 AVW3 Work Health and Safety Certificate IV Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
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Ensure the health and safety of your colleagues in the workplace.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is suitable for those who wish to work as an occupational health and safety officer within the workplace.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Assist with workplace health and safety (WHS) compliance
  • Implement and maintain WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Contribute to hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Implement and maintain WHS management systems
  • Assist with responding to incidents
  • Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

BSB51315 AVV6 Work Health and Safety Diploma Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
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Ensure the health and safety of your colleagues in the workplace.

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain an Work Health and Safety (WHS) program in an organisation. It reflects the role of practitioners who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

This qualification is delivered in an online environment only. Two streams are available to study through and both are online.

  • Stream 1: General competency based training
  • Stream 2: WorkSafe WA Safety Line Institute program

Participants who undertake this course will gain skills in:

  • Effective management of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Systematic management of WHS risks
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining a WHS management systems
  • Managing rehabilitation and return to work programs
  • Managing and monitoring workplace emergency procedures and equipment

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

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