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Short Course WHS Managers and Supervisors

Work Health and Safety (WHS) is about ensuring safe and healthy working conditions, and preventing illness and injury in the workplace. This course introduces participants to the legislative requirements of the employer and employee, and to the preventative nature of workplace health and safety. Participants will gain the skills needed to describe the legal framework and strategies that act to safeguard workplace health and safety and to conduct workplace hazard inspections.

Participants will learn:

  • About elements of WHS legislation.
  • About consultation.
  • About provision of WHS training.
  • To perform basic risk management.
  • To complete an introduction to incident investigation.
  • To perform WHS record keeping.

Location, dates and times

Courses will run subject to reaching minimum class numbers.

Campbell Street Campus

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Launceston Campus

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Devonport Campus

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Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

Fees and Payments

2018:  $300 per person
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

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Essential Requirements

You must be employed or have access to an organisation to conduct an on-the-job project.


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Student Support

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A Statement of Attendance or, if you choose to be assessed and complete a workplace project, a Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed.

Work Health and Safety units delivered are:

  • BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace


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