Work Health & Safety for Statutory Supervisors

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Course overview

Who is this program for:

This course has been designed for Western Australian mining supervisors whose role requirements are categorised under Schedule 26 of the WHS Regulations (Mines) 2022.

To satisfy these requirements and ensure a safe workplace the following two units of competency must be successfully completed:

  • BSBWHS411 Implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures, and programs, in their work areas; and
  • BSBWHS414 Contributing to workplace WHS risk management requirements

These units also contribute to formal qualifications such as the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal pre-requisites for undertaking this course.

English language, literacy and other skill requirements

To complete this course successfully, participants need to have:

  • Reading skills that are sufficient to access and interpret WHS legislation, policies and procedures
  • Writing skills to document hazard reports, risk assessments and workplace inspections to organisational standards
  • Communication skills to provide WHS information and advice to others, and to collaborate with others as part of risk management processes
  • Technology skills to locate WHS information within the organisation or on the internet
  • Word processing skills to prepare documents such as WHS training plans

If you are concerned about whether you have the required skills to complete this course successfully, reasonable adjustments can be made. Ensure you raise these concerns with your course trainer as soon as possible either prior to or as close thereafter the course commences.

You will need access to work/ practice environment

The Post-Course Assessment requires participants to have access to a work environment in which they can practice and apply the skills and knowledge covered in this course.

How will you be assessed?

You will be required to attend 3 days of training face to face in the classroom.
where you will be required to demonstrate evidence of your ability to perform the tasks required and the knowledge required to complete the units of competency. ​


Assessment Methods: You will be required to complete structured activities, which are workplace relevant, answer knowledge questions and be observed directly by your assessor.

  • Knowledge Questions in class AT1
  • Performance evidence Post Course AT2 (+DMIRS exam)

How long will it take to complete?

You will be required to attend face to face classroom training for 3 days (consecutive).

Depending on how well you work in the classroom, there may not be any further work required other than 3rd party training observation sign offs. Our aim is to keep you focused and engaged in class and enjoy the experience so you can retain information. At the same time we aim to build your skills in terminology and research and how to quickly locate the information you need for the DMIRS exam and for future reference in the workplace.

MHRC can offer other delivery arrangements to suit organisational requirements.

​On successful completion of the program you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

How much does it cost?

$960.00 (3 full days) includes resources

What is included in the program?

BSBWHS411 Implementing and monitoring the organisation’s WHS policies, procedures, and programs, in their work areas; 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements.

The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

NOTES

1. The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent, and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where model WHS laws have not been implemented, registered training organisations (RTOs) are advised to contextualise this unit of competency by referring to existing WHS legislative requirements.

2. The model WHS laws include the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model WHS Codes of Practice. See Safe Work Australia for further information.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

BSBWHS414 Contributing to workplace WHS risk management requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to WHS risk management, which includes the processes for identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling the risk relating to those identified hazards.

It involves contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk controls according to legislative and organisational requirements.

The unit applies to those working in a broad range of roles across all industries. WHS hazard identification and risk control processes are those defined in written workplace procedures.

NOTES

1. The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent, and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where model WHS laws have not been implemented, registered training organisations (RTOs) are advised to contextualise this unit of competency by referring to existing WHS legislative requirements.

2. The model WHS laws include the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model WHS Codes of Practice. See Safe Work Australia for further information.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Resources will be supplied, however learners are strongly encouraged to purchase the WHS Act & Regulations so this can be used for future reference at work.

When is the course scheduled?

We are currently taking expression of interest for public courses held at our training centre in Pinjarra, or alternatively we can schedule a course to suit your organisation needs on or off site.

Where is training conducted?

MHRC Training Centre, 14 James Street, Pinjarra 6208

Or

At your organisation

We can connect you to local accommodation service if required.