Certificate III in Work Health and Safety
This qualification is suitable for skilled operators who take on Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
The following occupations relate to this qualification.
Occupational Health and Safety Assistant
Occupational Health and Safety Assistants help Occupational Health and Safety Officers implement and monitor workplace OH&S programs and issues. They assist with consultation processes and problem solving; identify risks; and assist with preventative measures and emergency procedures.
Occupational Health and Safety Representative
Occupational Health and Safety Representatives voice workers' views on OH&S issues. They monitor OH&S policies and implementation; identify and assess hazards; monitor employee conditions and changes to the workplace; and act for workers in consultation proceedings. They may or may not sit on OH&S committees. This may not be their primary role in the workplace.
Office Manager (Occupational Health and Safety Responsibility)
Office Managers with responsibility for occupational health and safety manage offices and also carry out OH&S duties. They may be involved in staff OH&S training and induction; maintaining safety standards and policy; and acting as a point of contact for staff wishing to raise OH&S issues.
The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.
Occupational Health & Safety
This sector covers the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment and also covers injury management and workplace inspection.
The course will consist of completion and assessment of 10 x units of competency.
*Information from the My Skills website: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB30715