The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will advance your specialist safety knowledge and abilities across an impressive range of critical safety topics such as: risk management, WHS consultation and committees, managing safety incidents, monitoring safe work practices and sustaining safety information. This course suits safety officers and specialists.
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This subject teaches the skills and knowledge required to assist with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in work health and safety (WHS) legislation.
This subject is focussed on specialist WHS personnel to help them develop skills in hazard identification, risk assessment and developing a Risk Control Plan, as part of a larger safety management system.
Are you involved in planning for emergencies or evacuations in the workplace? If so this subject covers the basics of Emergency Planning, Work Health and Safety laws, Emergency Situations and Plans, Emergency Procedures including Emergency Maps, Emergency Alarm System and Emergencies with Potential for Environmental Impact. Other topics covered are Specific Emergencies and Incident Investigation.
WH&S culture, policies and procedures in relation to committees and consultation are the focus of this specialist safety qualification subject. There are practical activities covered such as: arranging the next WHS Committee meeting; preparing the Agenda and how to actively participate in the meeting itself. Preparing the meeting Minutes and identifying any items requiring action after the meeting are also key aspects.
This subject covers Total Quality Management and Continuous Improvement with a heavy Safety focus. The beginning of the subject covers the required skills required in setting up and maintaining quality systems. The subject then looks at Employee Assistance Programs and how to effectively implement them in the workplace.
In this subject you will learn to prepare a presentation including session planning and delivery skills. You will learn the importance of considering the target audience and dealing with questions, as well as preparing quality visual aids and content. Students are required to record an actual presentation they deliver and submit to the College for practical assessment and feedback.
Significant cost savings can be made by managing workplace technology in a sustainable way. This subject looks at ways to cost equipment replacement, consumables and maintenance, and how to apply "green" practices that benefit the business as well as the environment.
Quality Education at a Fair Price
1,580* - $
12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Work Health and Safety.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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Traineeships combine time at work with training, and can be full-time, part-time or school-based. Trainees must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident visa holder. Each state determines what subsidised training is available for your trainees in that state.
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