Course Summary:

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

Learning Outcomes:

  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.

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


Online Course Fee:  $90

Online Course Duration:  6 hours

On-campus : Location Availability: Brisbane, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Sydney - dates to be advised.

On-Campus Fee: $200

Workplace Delivery Fee: To be negotiated - depending on location, student numbers and other considerations.

Workplace Delivery Duration: 8 hours

For all Workplace and On-Campus delivery methods, please contact Frank Borgna for further details:  f.bogna@cqu.edu.au


CPD Hours: 6 hours 




Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis for online study and to be negotiated for On-Campus Workshop or Workplace delivery.

Study Mode:  Online, on-campus (Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Gladstone, Sydney) or Workplace Delivery.

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

This course/workshop 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 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.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au