This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.
Unit Selection (Core & Electives)
Participants are required to complete all 5 core units listed below:
Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with establishing and maintaining workplace compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws. It includes identifying applicable WHS laws, duties, rights and obligations, and the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance in the workplace.
Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing and maintaining work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation as prescribed in legislation. It also covers contributing to communicating relevant information, identifying feedback opportunities, and improving consultation and participation.
Contribute to WHS risk management
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.
Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing a plan for a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) that applies to own role.
Contribute to workplace incident response
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to work health and safety (WHS) legislative and organisational requirements
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Participants are required to complete the five units listed below that apply to their job role:
Analyse and present research information
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, organise, analyse and present information using available systems and sources. This includes identifying research requirements and sources of information, evaluating the quality and reliability of the information, and preparing and producing reports.
Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to monitoring a range of physical agents and conditions relating to work health and safety (WHS) in the workplace. It involves the use of a range of measuring devices to collect, interpret and report on workplace information and data in relation to those physical agents and conditions.
Write complex documents
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents.
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review presentations for target audiences.
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and implement improvements to the environmental sustainability of work practices and monitor their effectiveness.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer(CT)
Tubal offers all participants the opportunity to have existing skills and knowledge recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer options. Participants may be eligible to receive RPL for units based on their work background, working in the community, volunteering and life experiences (such as hobbies, sport and recreation), or Credit Transfer based on their prior qualifications, where applicable.
- Answers to established underpinning knowledge questions
- Performance feedback from Employer/Manager/Supervisor confirming participant is meeting all requirements of each unit of competency
- Demonstrated performance of designated tasks by the participant
- Participant self-assessment against designated tasks
- Historical information pertaining to past experience and work history eg. Resume/CV and/or verbal details.
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