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BSB41419 (RTOID 22609)
The workforce regularly faces occupational health and safety issues and yet those who work in healthcare are frequently unfamiliar with OHS* processes. This includes the understanding of exposure to hazards such as occupational violence, bullying, work-related fatigue, patient handling, manual handling, needlestick injuries, hazardous chemicals and other everyday risks faced by those who work in the healthcare industry.
The Certificate in IV in Health Work and Safety BSB41419 will enable you to lead, manage and monitor safe work practices across healthcare settings. It can lead to employment as an occupational health and safety officer, OHS technician, WorkCover inspector, or a return-to-work co-ordinator. The ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre (RTO ID 22609) is delivering this course in conjunction with WorkSafe Victoria.
This course has been contextualised to reflect the healthcare working environment, preparing graduates for the demands of the sector. This qualification will provide the underpinning knowledge and skills required to manage and monitor safe work practices across healthcare settings. You’ll gain an understanding of the relevant legislation and you will be able to implement workplace strategies to meet and comply with legislative requirements within the workplace. On completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills to identify hazards and perform risk assessment and risk control through workplace monitoring, this includes ongoing review and evaluation of control measures.
The course embeds the concepts of consultation, cooperation and coordination alongside implementation and monitoring of work health safety (WHS) policies and procedures in the management of all WHS systems. You will also be provided with the opportunity to enhance your ability to assist others with fulfilling their own roles and responsibilities to ensure health and safety in the workplace for everyone.
Please note that for the purpose of discussing current Victorian workplaces the term Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) will be used instead of Work Health and Safety (WHS), or interchangeably. Participants will be introduced to the WHS laws and the state specific OHS laws.
February 6 2024 - open for registrations
Trainer: Mike Stoll
THIS IS A NATIONALLY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATION DELIVERED BY THE ANMF (VIC BRANCH) EDUCATION CENTRE N.S.E. RTO ID 22609
This course is recommended for healthcare workers who currently work or plan to work in an occupational work health and safety OHS/WHS role as it applies in the healthcare industry; in any healthcare setting ranging from hospitals, healthcare services, aged care facilities and community healthcare.
It is also recommended for healthcare workers who wish to increase their OHS knowledge to improve their workplaces particularly those in management roles where OHS is a component of their responsibilities.
This course would also assist Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) carry out their important role.
It should also be considered by nurses, midwives and personal care workers, with applicability to other allied health professionals, and those outside the health industry who have a desire to understand and learn about OHS and its specific applicability and relevance within the healthcare sector.
Course duration: Training occurs across 30 weeks and involves 450 hours of learning and assessment activities.
Delivery mode: This course will be delivered via online classes with four scheduled classes providing an option to attend in-person.
Location: 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne and online.
Entry requirements: There are no formal entry requirements and while there are opportunities to complete some assessments in the workplace, a simulated environment is provided for all assessment requirements. As classes will be held virtually, students will require a computer with a strong internet connection and headphones, headset or speakers. A device with a camera and microphone to interact with the facilitator is highly desirable.
Selection criteria: Applicants are required to complete a pre-training review (PTR) prior to enrolment of training, which involves:
Assessment methods: Written tasks, portfolio of evidence and practical assessments.
|BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws|
|BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance WHS consultation and participation processes|
|BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk assessment|
|BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems|
|BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident responses|
|BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return-to-work|
|BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace|
|BSBCMM411 Make presentations|
|BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety|
|BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information|
Fully sponsored places are available.
Download the schedule [PDF 123 KB].
|6 February (option to stream-in or attend face-to-face)
|9 April (option to stream-in or attend face-to-face)
|25 June (option to stream-in or attend face-to-face)
|6 August (option to stream-in or attend face-to-face)
Please note, these workshops are subject to sufficient numbers of enrolments and date changes.
Once you have submitted your application for enrolment along with the associated documents, you will receive instructions to complete a pre-training review questionnaire and LLN assessment. Before we make you an offer to enrol in your course, we are required to conduct a review of your current competencies, including your language, literacy, numeracy and digital (LLND) skills. The purpose of this review is so we can ensure you are enrolled in the most appropriate course to achieve your intended outcomes. Results from the review will also assist us to assess your suitability to undertake the course. Please ensure you provide open and honest answers during your review, as this will ensure we identify necessary support you may need to successfully complete your study.
If your application leads to enrolment, you will receive a letter of offer to your nominated email address. You will receive important course details including your tuition fee schedule.