Course Summary

This online, on-campus or workplace delivery Short Course addresses fundamental skills and knowledge required by supervisors to identify occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards, assess OHS risks, develop and implement OHS risk controls according to organisational requirements and national OHS laws in Australian states and territories. The course applies to supervisors who are required to identify and implement solutions to OHS hazards which may include projects or operations within a section of the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Access information to identify OHS hazards and assess and control risks
  2. Undertake hazard identification and risk assessment
  3. Apply risk control options using a number of different risk management tools
  4. Contribute to OHS compliance and workplace requirements.

Assessment: Formative assessment, consisting of reflection activities undertaken at the completion of each learning outcome.


Fee:  $90 (Continuous Enrolments throughout the year)

Face to Face (FFS) - Delivered in a workplace on demand (Centres > Mackay, Rockhampton, Brisbane, Sydney)  Price to be negotiated.

Duration:  4 hours

Workplace Delivery: For all onsite workshops please contact CPD-Enquiries to organise.

CPD Hours: 4 hours



Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online or on campus

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for Supervisors.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

After successful completion of this short course, students may choose to enrol and complete the assessment for BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and continue to study other units offered in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au

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