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 Work Health and Safety officer and forms part of the BSB41415 Certificate IV in WHS which replaced the Cert IV OHS qualification.

Please note that the course is applicable to those operating under the:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (WA) 1984, or
  • Mines Safety and Inspection Act (WA) 1994

How long does the course go for?

The workshop duration is 3 days.

What is the cost?

$695 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?

BSBWHS403 – Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBLDR402 – Lead effective workplace relationships

What topics and activities are included?

Day 1

  • Introduction to communication and consultation
  • Consultation and participation
  • Communicate and share WHS information

Day 2

  • Consultative processes: Surveys and meetings
  • Contribute to improving WHS consultation and participation
  • Identify and deliver training to support WHS consultation
  • Develop trust and confidence

Day 3

  • Consultative processes: Surveys and meetings
  • Contribute to improving WHS consultation and participation
  • Identify and deliver training to support WHS consultation
  • Develop trust and confidence

Is there any pre-course work?

Before attending the workshop, participants are encouraged to access and bring a copy of their organisation’s:

  • Policy and procedures relating to WHS consultation and participation
  • Code of conduct
  • Policy and procedures relating to bullying, harassment and discrimination

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.

The assessment for this course consists of:

  • Assessment questions and activities to be completed on-course
  • Post-course assessment activities, including (but not limited to):

– Research legal and organisational responsibilities for WHS consultation
– Audit and report on WHS consultation processes
– Deliver training to improve WHS consultation
– Run a WHS meeting and conduct meeting follow up
– Provide examples of WHS consultation and communication
– Conduct a survey to evaluate personal skills and attributes relevant to workplace relationships
– Provide examples of how networking has been used to benefit the team and organisation
– Provide examples of effective management of difficulties in the workplace

  • Third party report from supervisor confirming practical application of competencies in the workplace

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.