Fundamentals of Risk Management for Managers and Supervisors - PDC20057


Mixed Mode, Online




Online:  6 hoursMixed Mode:  8 hours

This online, on-campus or workplace delivery Short Course addresses fundamental skills and knowledge required by supervisors to identify occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards, assess OHS risks, and develop and implement OHS risk controls according to organisational requirements and national OHS laws in Australian states and territories.

This course applies to supervisors who are required to identify and implement solutions to OHS hazards which may include projects or operations within a section of the organisation.

The fee for this short course online will be $90.00.

The fee for this short course on-campus (Campuses - Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Brisbane, Sydney) will be $200.00.

The fee for Workplace Delivery will be negiotiated.

Standard Course Structure


Online:  6 hours

Mixed Mode:  8 hours

1. Access information to identify OHS hazards and assess and control risks

2. Undertake hazard identification and risk assessment

3. Apply risk control options using a number of different risk management tools

4. Contribute to OHS compliance and workplace requirements.


Formative assessment, consisting of reflection activities undertaken at the completion of each learning outcome. 

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in a Supervisory role.

This course provides Professional Development for Supervisors.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 6 (online) or 8 (on-campus or on-site) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

After successful completion of this short course, students may choose to enrol and complete the assessment for BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and continue to study other units offered in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

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