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Overview | Risk Management Training

Risk Management Training is an essential course designed to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge required to contribute effectively to work health and safety (WHS) risk management processes within their workplace. This Risk Management training delves into the core aspects of identifying WHS hazards, assessing the risks associated with those hazards, and implementing appropriate control measures to mitigate them. It aims to equip participants with the ability to create a safer work environment, reducing the likelihood of accidents and ensuring compliance with WHS regulations and standards.

The Risk Assessment training program is structured to provide comprehensive coverage of WHS risk management principles, including the legislative framework, risk identification techniques, risk analysis and evaluation methods, and the hierarchy of risk control measures. Participants will learn through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, designed to enhance their understanding and application of risk management strategies in real-world scenarios. 

Upon completion of the Risk Management Training, participants will be well-equipped to actively contribute to the risk management processes within their organisations. They will possess the skills to identify potential hazards, assess risks accurately, and develop and implement effective risk control plans. This not only promotes a culture of safety and prevention within the workplace but also aligns with organisational goals and legal obligations concerning workplace health and safety. Whether you are a WHS officer, a member of a safety committee, or a frontline worker, this training will provide you with the crucial skills and knowledge to support and enhance WHS risk management efforts in your organisation.

Tailored Risk Management Training for Diverse Industries

Our Risk Management Training program is specifically designed to address the unique Work Health and Safety (WHS) challenges faced by various industries. Recognising that each sector comes with its inherent risks, our training is tailored to equip supervisors, team leaders, managers, and safety personnel with the essential skills and knowledge required to oversee safety protocols and foster a safe working environment effectively. Below is how our Risk Management training is customised to cater to the specific needs of key industries:

  • Construction: We dive deep into the complexities of construction work, focusing on high-risk activities such as working at heights, operating heavy machinery, and handling hazardous materials. Our risk management training prepares leaders to implement robust safety measures that mitigate these risks.
  • Healthcare: Our program covers the spectrum of healthcare-related risks, including patient care protocols, medical equipment handling, managing exposure to infectious diseases, and safe handling of hazardous substances. This ensures the well-being of both healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Manufacturing: In the manufacturing sector, we address risks associated with machinery operation, chemical handling, and working in potentially hazardous environments. Our risk management training empowers leaders to identify, assess, and control these risks efficiently.
  • Mining: Given the hazardous nature of mining, our training focuses on preventing cave-ins, explosions, and exposure to harmful substances, ensuring the safety and health of the workforce in this high-risk industry.
  • Agriculture: We tackle the unique challenges of agriculture, from operating heavy machinery and handling pesticides to managing risks associated with animal husbandry, aiming to prevent accidents and health issues.
  • Education: For the education sector, we provide strategies for managing on-site injuries, bullying, and preparing for emergency situations like fires, enhancing safety for students and staff alike.
  • Hospitality and Retail: Our risk management training addresses the nuances of customer interactions, manual handling, and workplace violence, helping leaders create safer environments for employees and customers.
  • Transport and Logistics: We focus on the risks of vehicle operation, cargo handling, and the challenges of long working hours, providing strategies to prevent accidents and ensure the safety of workers and the public.
  • Energy and Utilities: Specialising in the risks associated with electrical hazards, gas leaks, and other dangerous situations, our training is crucial for those in supervisory roles to effectively mitigate these risks.
  • Government and Public Services: We address the challenges of managing public safety, emergency response, and infrastructure maintenance, ensuring public service leaders are well-prepared to handle these responsibilities.

Our Risk Management Training is not just about meeting legal obligations; it’s about embedding a culture of safety, preventing accidents, and ensuring a healthy workplace across all levels of an organisation. This comprehensive approach ensures that leaders are equipped with the necessary tools to identify and mitigate potential hazards, significantly contributing to the safety and efficiency of their operations.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

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Course Fees

  • Individual Bookings (Distance Mode): The cost for individuals enrolling in this course is $250 (GST exempt). This fee covers all training and assessment services and access to necessary course materials.
  • Group Bookings: Contact us to discuss a customised quote.

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Payment Information

  • Individual Bookings: Payment is required upfront.
  • Group Bookings: Custom payment solutions for every team. We’ll work with you to set up terms that align with your needs and ours.

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 8-hour intensive, hands-on session.
  • Online (Distance) Training: Self-paced online learning and assessment. 12 months to complete.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 5-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Risk Management Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

Understanding Risks and Hazards

  • What Is A Hazard?
  • How Are Hazards Categorised?
  • Defining Risk
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Identifying Harms

Regulatory and Organisational Compliance

  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Accessing WHS Laws Relevant To Risk Control
  • Methodology For Reviewing WHS Laws
  • Organisational Requirements For Risk Management
  • Complying With Organisational Requirements
  • Identifying Key Regulatory Requirements
  • Complying With Regulatory Requirements
  • Duty Holder Role And Responsibilities

Risk Assessment and Analysis

  • Analysing Information And Data
  • Assessing Risks
  • Prioritising Hazards
  • Determining Who Is At Risk Of Exposure To Hazards
  • Assessing The Potential For Harm
  • Determining Likelihood
  • Determining Severity Of Harm (Consequence)
  • Assessing Risk
  • Using Tools For Hazard Identification
  • Using A Risk Matrix
  • Likelihood Ratings
  • Consequence Ratings
  • Documenting Risk Assessment Results
  • Communicating Risk Assessment Results

Risk Control Measures

  • Determining Control Measures
  • Implementing Control Measures
  • Selecting Risk Controls
  • Documenting Risk Controls
  • Developing Risk Controls
  • Implementing Risk Controls
  • Monitoring And Reviewing
  • Modifying Control Measures
  • Ensuring Ongoing Effectiveness Of Risk Controls
  • Evaluating Effectiveness Of Risk Controls
  • Monitoring Effectiveness Of Risk Controls

Documentation and Communication

  • Documenting The Process
  • Providing Training And Information
  • Involving Workers
  • Communicating The Risk Management Plan
  • Seeking Technical And Other Advice
  • Confirming Hazard And Risk Information
  • Advising Duty Holders Of Harms
  • Documenting Hazard Identification
  • Seeking Supervisory Advice On Implementation
  • Communicating Risk Controls

Tools and Techniques for Risk Management

  • Tools Used For Hazard ID And Risk Control
  • Selecting Hazard Identification Techniques
  • Steps For Hazard ID And Risk Assessment
  • Tools For Risk Assessment

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Review of Organisational Risk Assessment for Site Operations – Practical
  • Review of Organisational Risk Management Policy and Procedures – Practical
  • Risk Management for Psychosocial Hazards – Practical (can be contextualised based on client need)
  • Risk Management for Forklift Operations in a Warehouse – Practical (can be contextualised based on client need)

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and Digital Literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
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