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Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
Workplace health and safety is an important component of any job, and qualifications in this area will translate to further opportunities in any organisation. For those aspiring to become managers, you may be aware that a thorough knowledge of WHS is often a prerequisite for promotion, but beyond the recognised career benefits, you will have learnt to contribute to the safety of your working environment.
This course will make you more risk aware so that you can avoid incidents and manage them when they do occur. It goes through the different areas of workplace health and safety from the induction of contractors through to the hazards associated with machinery, and will prepare you to take a leading role in safety management.
As well as dealing with incidents, you will learn to manage risk in a systematic way, allowing you to manage effective OH&S consultation and participation processes, information systems and risk-reduction policies. Take responsibility for the safety of your colleagues and you could not only avoid injury and incident, but demonstrate your management credentials.
In order to be eligible for this course, applicants must have completed the following units of competency from the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415):
In this diploma course, the subjects you will study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) from Foundation Education.
A thorough knowledge of workplace health and safety will prepare you for roles that involve greater levels of responsibility. If you're looking to be a manager, supervisor or team leader, then getting qualified in WHS practices will not only prove your readiness to lead, it will allow you to do so with reduced risk.
Potential career pathways include:
Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:
Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.
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