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Work Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers

Nationally recognised units of competency

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For supervisors and managers wanting to learn more about what WHS means in the workplace.

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Course Dates

Location (Regional VIC) Start Date Places Left

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Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National units of competency:

  • BSBWHS402 – Assist with compliance with work health and safety laws
  • BSBWHS403 – Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

These units form partial completion of BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Course Duration

1 day (allow 8 hours)


Course Overview

This course has been designed for supervisors and managers wanting to learn more about what work health and safety means in the workplace. The course aims to provide familiarisation with managing work health and safety requirements in line with legislative requirements and within a Work Health and Safety Management System. It will also assist supervisors and managers to effectively manage health and safety in their area of responsibility. Upon successful completion of this course participants will be issued with two units of competency towards the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Australian Standards and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Duty holder responsibilities
  • Workplace health and safety compliance requirements
  • Leading change and modelling work health and safety
  • Risk management and hazard control
  • Work health and management systems
  • WHS consultation and participation processes (identifying participants, reviewing procedures, ascertaining training needs, communicating data, developing improvement initiatives)
  • Incident response procedures
  • Assisting in incident investigations

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by an experienced WHS specialist with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide own transport and lunch
  • Arrive in appropriate clothing and closed-in footwear

Thanks to Peter and Pinnacle. I actually got exactly what I needed from the course which was an overview of WHS and the consultation process.

Caitlin G. - Melbourne, VIC

Victorian National Parks Association

Very passionate trainer and very knowledgeable on the content.

Leon W. - Brisbane, QLD


It was a great and useful course.

Hyejin J. - Brisbane, QLD

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