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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER (WHSO-QUEENSLAND)

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Work Health and Safety Officer (WHSO-Queensland)

The course meets the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (the WHS Regulation) for Workplace Health and Safety Officers (WHSO).

This is a non-accredited training course, a Certificate of Attendance is issued on completion.

Dates

Corporate courses available Queensland only

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Duration

The course comprises two parts:
• A core competency component covering 5 days
(mandatory).
• Industry based elective component varying in
length (1-3 day duration, mandatory).

Location

Onsite or at our training facility

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Subjects

9

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Price

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Why Choose This Course

From the 1st of July 2018, WHSOs appointed under the legislation are required to attend this course (or have equivalent qualifications). The target audience for delivery of this course includes:
• Workers employed to assist an employer manage their obligations under the WHS Act in their capacity as a WHSO.
• WHSOs who have requested approved training under the WHS Act to assist them in performing their role and using their powers under the WHS Act.

All participant will require sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully complete the course

Pre-Requisites:

  • N/A

FSA Entry Requirements:

  • Fitness to participate

  • Enclosed footwear

  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Course Content:

Course Objectives

This course will provide participants with information and skills that will assist WHSOs to carry out their role and functions under the WHS legislation including:
• an understanding of the work health
and safety (WHS) legislation;
• an understanding of how it applies to their role;
and
• the knowledge and skills necessary assist
employers to meet their obligations under the WHS legislation.

Course Aims

The aims of this course are to provide WHSOs with information and skills relating to:
• WHS legislative framework
• the role and functions of WHSQ
• duties and responsibilities of PCBUs, officers, workers and other parties under the legislation
• identifying hazards and risks within a workplace • managing hazards and risks within a workplace • investigating workplace incidents

Core Competency

The course commences on Day 1 with an overview of the WHS legislative framework; duties of various parties and key terminology. The role of WHSQ and penalties for non-compliance is also discussed. Days 2-4 covers Managing hazards and risks in the workplace. Day 5 covers Emergency procedures, Auditing and Planning as well as investigating workplace incidents.

Elective Competency

The elective competencies are based on industry needs for participants.
• Construction – 3 additional days
• Industrial – 2 additional days
• Service – 1 additional day
• Rural/Agriculture – still to be released

This course is competency based and has both theory and practical assessment components. Due to the amount of content some modules are only delivered as a teaching component while other modules will include an accompanying assessment.

 

Group Size:

1-10

Duration:

The course comprises two parts:
• A core competency component covering 5 days
(mandatory).
• Industry based elective component varying in
length (1-3 day duration, mandatory).

Location:

Onsite or at our training facility

Schedule:

Corporate courses available Queensland only

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Corporate training packages

Would you like group training for your employees? Click here to enquire and we will contact you, or call 1300 88 55 30 so we can tailor a training course for your organisation.

More Information

Read answers to some commonly asked questions about this course below. Alternatively, you can visit our general FAQs page, our Resources page or email us via the form below..

Before enrolling into this training course, please download and read the Course Participant Handbook.

Access to FSA’s dedicated customer support.

Qualified and experience trainers.

On successful completion of the training you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency listed above or a Certificate of Attendance for non-accredited training.

This course will benefit various careers including:

  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • Floor Manager
  • Department Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • Supervisor or management position in certain industries
  • Security Officers
  • Building Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Hotel or Restaurant Managers
  • Safety & Emergency Managers
  • Education Professionals
  • Team Leaders
Here are 4 reasons why you should choose Fire & Safety Australia for all of your safety training and safety consultancy requirements:

  1. National Accreditation and ISO9001-2015 Quality Accreditation
  2. Our Experience
  3. Flexibility and Clients First
  4. We Deliver What We Say We Will

Find out more on our Why Choose FSA page.

  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

 

Course Pricing: 

Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted. We also offer payment instalments.

Can we combine various courses or multiple staff members into a training package? Yes companies can add other FSA courses into a training package, or enrol multiple attendees to save money.

Contact us via the enquiry form below for more information.

 

Public courses

  • 2 business day “cooling off period” 
  • More than 5 business days - no charge
  • 5 business days or less - 50% of course fee
  • 24 hours from start time - no refund     

 

Corporate group

  • 2 business day “cooling off period”
  • Transferred / cancelled more than 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred / cancelled 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred / cancelled 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge

     

When transferring an enrolment from one course date to another the following charges will apply:

  • Transferred 5 business days prior to course date - no charge
  • Transferred 5 business days or less prior to course date - 50% of course fee
  • Transferred 24 hours from start time - no refund / full course charge
  • Name changes to the booked course - 5 business days or less prior to the course date will incur a $50.00 + GST fee per name change

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