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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.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
MAA71 Control Evacuation
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Narrogin

Description

This course applies to a person who is required to control the evacuation of personnel from the workplace to a muster point and includes moving mobility/sensory impaired people including persons with either temporary or permanent sensory impairment and casualties, or others who require assistance during an evacuation.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    PMAOMIR210 Control Evacuation to Muster Point

MAA72 Fire Equipment Training
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This half day course covers the theory and practical application of using various pieces of fire-fighting equipment. Upon completion, applicants will understand the theory and practical application of using Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hoses and Fire Blankets.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

TLID1001 Manual Handling (Goods)
Short Course Katanning

Description

The workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively identify hazards, and assess and control risks arising from manual tasks. Recognising that the participants’ roles may only be to contribute to this process, the workshop also discusses the employer’s obligations towards involving workers in this process.
This workshop forms part of the requirements for manual tasks training as outlined in the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health Code of practice: Manual tasks (2010) It is not designed to replace practical or task specific training, but instead should be provided together with practical training.
The Code explains that after training, participants should be able to recognise manual handling risks in tasks, and in consultation, decide the best way to minimise them.

During this course you will learn and understand how to:
    Assess - the risks associated with relocating a load
    Plan - the relocation process
    Carry Out - the relocation in accordance with the planned relocation process

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

Pathways to further study

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A0314P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Course
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

Description

This 5 day OSH Representatives course is for anyone who is or is about to become an Occupational Safety and Health Representative in your organisation.

Representatives from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply as there are no formal pre-requisites or qualifications required for a person to participate in and be successful in undertaking the functions of a safety and health representative.

The 5 day WorkSafe Western Australia accredited course for OSH Representatives will provide representatives with information and skills to enable them to effectively carry out their role as "representatives" of employees, and as defined under Section 33 of the Act.

The course is specifically designed to achieve the objectives of the Act offering a balanced approach with emphasis on cooperation and consultation and representatives' participation in the development and formulation of safety and health policy and procedures at the workplace.

This course covers:

  • how to apply the legislative requirements to the workplace
  • how to apply the principles of Risk Management by participating in and conducting a workplace inspection
  • how to apply the techniques of accident investigation
  • how to assist the employer in the development of accident prevention controls and systems
  • how to effectively communicate with the employer and employees on safety and health matters

Certification

On completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attendance from South Regional TAFE.

This is a non accredited course, however participants who would like to achieve formal recognition of the skills gained through course participation can apply for five units of competence from BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety. This will require you to submit a number of work place assignments that will then be formally assessed by an SRT assessor who will make a decision about competency being deemed. Information about the units and assessment process will be provided at the commencement of the representatives training. Additional fees apply.

Employer Duties

  • Allow you to take time off work, with pay, to perform your functions and attend accredited training courses
  • Pay for course fees and associated costs for you to attend accredited introductory training.
A0876P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Refresher
Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning

Description

This course has been developed for safety and health representatives who have previously completed a five-day introductory training course approved by WorkSafe.

The course has been designed to refresh participants' knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace safety and health representative.

  • safety and health representative role and responsibilities
  • OHS risk management including: the identification of hazards and assessment of risk and recommended controls
  • legislation updates
  • apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative
  • duty of care provisions in the legislation
  • resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) when appropriate
  • describe the functions, make up and roles of a Safety and Health committee

Certification

This is a non accredited course. Successful completion of this course will provide applicants with a Statement of Attendance from the South Regional TAFE.

MAB05 Test and Inspect Fire Equipment
Short Course Narrogin

Description

This short course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to conduct routine inspections and testing of fire extinguishers and fire blankets as well as select and use tools and equipment to install fire protection systems and products.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    CPPFES2006A Prepare for Installation & Servicing Operations
    CPPFES2020A Conduct Routine Inspection & testing of Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blankets

BSB41415 AVW3 Work Health and Safety
Certificate IV Collie

This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

BSB41419 BER2 Work Health and Safety
Certificate IV Albany

This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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Page last updated April 19, 2017