Training Services Australia

WHS Communication and Consultation

communication and consultationWho should do this training?

This workshop has been developed for those who contribute to the implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes in the workplace as part of their WHS supervisory responsibilities. The course is ideal for those working at the level of a WHS officer and forms part of the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

The course is applicable to those operating under the Work Health and Safety Act.

How long does the course go for?

The workshop duration is 3 days.

What is the cost?

$900 per person.
The price is for our public workshops in our Perth office. Special rates can be negotiated for programs conducted by Training Services Australia on behalf of our clients, exclusively for their personnel.

Where are the training locations?

Our public workshops are located in Perth at our training centre. We can also offer in-house client specific training overseas, throughout regional Australia as well as all capital cities including Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra.

When is the course available?

Public course dates are listed below. Please click on the date to enrol. In-house private training can be arranged at a time and date suitable to your business.

Are there any course pre-requisites?

No qualifications are necessary to participate in this workshop. However, a reasonable level of reading and writing ability is required, as well as basic computer skills. It is recommended that participants attend this course after they have completed TSA’s ‘Research and apply WHS legislation’ course or be a currently elected Safety and Health Representative.

Which unit(s) are covered?

BSBWHS413 – Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBCMM411 – Make presentations

What topics and activities are included?

Day 1

  • Communicate and share WHS information
  • Introduction to WHS consultation
  • WHS consultation and participation processes

Day 2

  • Training requirements for effective WHS consultation
  • Planning a presentation
  • Structuring a presentation
  • Presentation aids and materials

Day 3

  • Communication skills
  • Delivering the presentation
  • Review and evaluate presentations
  • In-class presentations

Is there any pre-course work?

Before attending the workshop, participants are encouraged to access and bring a copy of their organisation’s policies and procedures relating to WHS consultation and participation.

Participants are also advised to think about a topic for a 10-minute presentation which they will make on the final day of the course.  A WHS topic is recommended but not essential.  It is recommended that participants bring any equipment / resources that they will need for the presentation.

What about homework and assessment requirements?

Participants may be required to complete some work at home after each day of the course, in preparation for the following day.

Participants will be given some time on the course to plan and organise an oral presentation which they will make on the final day, but may need to finalise their preparations and rehearse their presentation for homework.

The assessment for this course consists of:

  • Assessment questions to be completed on-course
  • Presentation preparation and review documentation for on-course presentation
  • Delivery of on-course presentation
  • Post-course assessment activities, including (but not limited to):

– Research legal and organisational responsibilities for WHS consultation
– Audit and report on WHS consultation processes
– Plan, run and document a WHS meeting
– Provide examples of WHS consultation and communication
– Workplace presentation


This course forms part of the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Information about the currency of this qualification is available at:

Is there any more information?

Yes! Click here for more detailed course information including Language Literacy and Numeracy requirements, RPL and other general advice. Please also review our learner agreement prior to enrolment which contains important information about your rights and obligations as well as support services. Additionally you can email us here or call us on 08 9422 6444.