• To give participants an understanding of a proactive and preventative approach to work health and safety.
  • To build health and safety knowledge and experience of employees, health and safety representatives, health and safety officers, other health and safety practitioners and health and safety trainers.

Learning Outcomes: On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the union approach to work health and safety
  • Explore the link between organising and health and safety structures and issues in the workplace
  • Familiarise themselves with health and safety laws and the rights they contain
  • Understand what is involved in hazard identification and the effective control of the hazards
  • Critically examine the concept of risk assessment and management systems
  • Explore the role unions can play in a health and safety consultative process.

Study Mode: This course is structured as 3 + 4 days of face to face delivery (2 workshops with approximately 1 month in-between). Learner Guide reading - participants need to allocate time for this at work/home.

Assessment: To achieve the qualification, participants complete assessment tasks - some during the Workshops. Participants need to allocate time at work/home to complete remaining tasks. Participants should aim to complete all assessment tasks within 12 months.  If needing more time, a 12 month extension may be requested. After 2 years, participants wishing to complete outstanding work must re-enrol and pay for the course again.

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As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 4141) ACTU Organising Centre offers accredited qualifications. We provide quality training and assessment in compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015. Certificates are issued in accordance with Australian Qualifications Framework requirements.

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Course - $2,350.00* (GST free) per participant ($235.00 per unit)
Assessment fee (RPL) -  $235.00 (GST free) per unit per participant

* Recent Organising Works Graduates can receive Credit for 2 units, reducing the cost to $1,855.00 (GST free) per participant.

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Participant - AUD $2350.00