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Workplace Health and Safety Officer WHSO

Gold Coast
5 days

This WHSO Training course provides the skills, information and ability to apply practical knowledge to WHSO’s in their role under the changes to Workplace Health and Safety Legislation (in effect from July 1, 2018).

Who for? Workers who have been nominated by their employer to assist in managing obligations under the Act, as a WHSO.

Core element duration: 5 days of face to face training covering the critical elements of the WHSO function under the legislation.

Elective element durations: Three options for electives apply, depending on which industry is relevant

  1. Services Industry (2 days)
  2. Construction Industry (3 days)
  3. General Industrial (4 days)

How to book your Workplace Health and Safety Officer WHSO Training

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Where: Held at our Brisbane, Gold Coast and Logan training rooms, this course can also be delivered on client premises on arrangement.

Outcome: With the Core and Elective elements completed, a WHSO certification is issued. The qualification is valid for 5 years, with a recommended refresher period of 12 months.

How to book: Call 1300 556 387 and we will discuss the arrangements and make the booking for you.

Want to know more? Contact 1300 556 387, fill out the form here and we’ll be in touch.

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Delivery Modes

Face to Face – Students attend classes at scheduled times and are presented with subject material by a Trainer. Practical training is delivered in a simulated work environment.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Language Literacy and Numeracy

Courses are delivered and assessed in English and require you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, complete a range of written assessments, undertake independent research activities and at times engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.

If you have any doubts about whether you have the language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake a program, please contact our administration team on 1300 556 387 for further information.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. Your trainer will discuss these with you as prat of your induction.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.

"I just completed my Certificate III and forklift ticket. I couldn’t have asked for a better and more understanding teacher. One of the best! Very accommodating to everyone in the classroom and ensures that you understand each question correctly and are kept up to date so no one falls behind. Great experience, great teacher. Thank you!"


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