DEF43315 Certificate IV in Work Health Safety

 

 

Overview:

This qualification is part of the Defence Training Package and allows for recognition, flexibility and portability for persons employed full-time or part-time or in a voluntary capacity in Defence. It allows for specialisation in the areas of community education, community liaison, buildings and facilities inspection, compliance audits, and workplace emergency response.

This course is a nationally recognised course. For more information please contact Health Services International at admin@lifestart.com.au or call 07 3886 8244.

Target Audience:

This course is conducted internally within the Department of Defence and is available to Defence Personnel only.

Duration:

6 Days with additional reading requirements out of hours.

It is conducted in 2 separate courses:

2 Day Unit Safety Coordinator Course

Course Description

This course provides members with theoretical instruction on the knowledge and skills required to implement the Defence safety management system. The Nationally Recognised Units of Competency delivered are course assessed. Assessment is achieved via a number of methods including class discussion, question and answer, group activities and workplace projects.

Course Aim

To train Military and APS personnel in the knowledge and skills required to effectively fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a Safety Coordinator.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Recognition

On successful completion members may obtain a Statement of Attainment towards Certificate IV in Work Health Safety – DEF42512. Statements of attainment and qualifications are issued by Health Services International Pty Ltd.

Units of Competency Assessed Safety Coordinator Course

Core
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
DEFWHS016 Conduct work health and safety inspection
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Elective
Nil

4 Day Unit Safety Adviser Course

Course Description

This course provides members with theoretical instruction on the knowledge and skills required to implement the Defence safety management system. The Nationally Recognised Units of Competency delivered are course assessed. Assessment is achieved via a number of methods including class discussion, question and answer, group activities and workplace projects.

Course Aim

To train Military and APS personnel in the knowledge and skills required to effectively fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a Unit Safety Adviser (USA).

Course Recognition

On successful completion members will be awarded a Certificate IV in Work Health Safety – DEF43315. Statements of attainment and qualifications are issued by Health Services International Pty Ltd.

Prerequisites

Safety Coordinator course

Units of Competency Assessed Safety Adviser Course

Units of Competency Assessed Safety Adviser Course

Core
DEFGEN012 Provide technical advice
BSBRSK401A Identify and apply risk management processes *

Elective
DEFWHS015 Conduct a work health and safety audit
PSPSOHS402A Contribute to the implementation of the OHS consultation process *
DEFWHS017 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation *
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
NB:       * Denotes partial assessment on unit safety coordinator course