Work Health and Safety Basics

Work-Health-and-Safety-Basics

Work Health and Safety Basics


Price:

$100.00


TOTAL: $100.00
Price:

$100.00

Units of Competency

1

Course Access

3 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri),
9am - 1pm AEST (Sat - Sun)

Assessments Marked

Within 5 business days

Course Requirements

  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Access to an internet connection

Delivery Mode

100% online, no classroom attendance

Trainer Support

One-on-one

Learning and assessment options

Your workplace or our virtual company as your simulated workplace

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Are you interested in learning about work health and safety? This is an entry level course providing skills and knowledge on health and safety issues for self and others. This short course covers work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.

To understand how this short course provides you with specific skills and knowledge to achieve competency, view the units below.

This is a Certificate II level unit; packed with essential information and will earn you a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the BSB20115 Certificate II in Business. It may also be used to apply for a credit transfer into some Certificate III courses.

Career Opportunities

  • Admin Officer
  • Receptionist
  • Clerical Officer

You may apply for a credit transfer towards several qualifications. At AOT, these include:

  • BSB20115 Certificate II in Business
  • BSB30415 Certificate III in Business Administration

Talk to our course advisor for more information on credit transfer rules and the qualification that will best suit your needs.

We provide you with three (3) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

This course could be completed within 10 – 15 hours of study. It may take you less time, it may take you more. That is why we give you three (3) months and all the support you need. The rest is up to you!

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will have the ability to:

  • follow all relevant procedures and instructions relating to work health and safety (WHS) and emergency incidents
  • identify and report hazards to designated personnel
  • contribute to WHS consultative processes

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety procedures and instructions including:

  • workplace safety procedures and instructions including:
    • systems and equipment
    • routine work operations
    • personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • report incidents and injuries
  • emergency procedures including those for fires and incidents
  • commonly used hazard signs and safety symbols
  • duty holder responsibilities, as specified in WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice, of:
    • self and fellow workers
    • persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs)
    • officers
    • others in the workplace
  • difference between hazards and risks
  • WHS hazards that may be present in the workplace, the harm they can cause and how this harm occurs
  • process of hazard identification and risk reduction

You will be assessed for these units of competency using a variety of tasks to assess your understanding and skills. A virtual session means you will be one on one with your assessor either answering questions or taking part in a role play, just as you would do in any classroom, only we do it online.

All of our assessments are marked by your assessor within five working days following the day you submitted your work. You have three attempts for each task to achieve a competency result, with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Short Answer
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Session
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Reports Assignment
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BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • To meet technical requirements

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Monitor w/ at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 1.5Mbps
  • Valid personal email address
  • Sound card
  • Speakers and microphone/headset
  • Access to a webcam, photocopier, printer & scanner
  • The latest version of Java, QuickTime, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Up-to-date web browser version

Support you can expect from AOT

Our focus is to provide the real-world skills and knowledge that you need to advance your career, fulfill your goals and achieve success in the workplace. No matter what course you choose, here at AOT you will receive the assistance and support that will help make your study time convenient, manageable and worthwhile.

The benefit of studying with us is that you don't have to schedule your time to attend face-to-face classroom sessions. You can study at times convenient to you in your own home or anywhere that suits your learning style.

To support you in your study we provide:


Personal course induction
A Student Support Officer will personally take you through the sauceLMS and your course.

Live chat
Instant support available by a trainer whilst you are studying 7am - 9pm AEST (Mon to Fri), 9am - 1pm AEST (Sat to Sun).

Contact us form
Contact us at any time using the Contact us form found within your course to create support tickets.

Mentoring sessions
You can book an appointment with your personal trainer to discuss the learning material, assessment expectations, or assessment feedback.

Virtual Classroom sessions
This can be booked with your trainer for specific assessments.

Help and Support
A section on your sauceLMS dashboard with useful links including FAQs.

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