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Overview | Workplace Safety Training

Workplace Safety Training is a fundamental program designed to provide employees and management with the essential skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws.

This comprehensive workplace safety training covers the critical aspects of identifying applicable WHS laws, understanding the duties, rights, and obligations under these laws, and implementing the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance within the workplace. It aims to create a culture of safety that not only meets legal requirements but also fosters a proactive approach to preventing workplace accidents and illnesses.

The workplace safety training is structured to demystify the complex landscape of WHS legislation, making it accessible and understandable for participants from various organisational roles. Through interactive sessions, case studies, and practical exercises, attendees will learn how to navigate the WHS regulatory framework, identify relevant WHS obligations for their specific work environment, and apply best practices for compliance management. This includes developing and implementing effective WHS policies and procedures, conducting regular WHS audits, and engaging in continuous improvement processes to enhance workplace safety standards.

By the end of the Workplace Safety Training, participants will be equipped with a robust understanding of WHS legal requirements and practical strategies for ensuring compliance. This not only helps in minimising the risk of legal penalties and financial losses but also plays a crucial role in protecting the health and safety of all employees. Whether you are part of the management team, a WHS officer, or a frontline worker, this training will empower you to contribute significantly to creating a safer and more compliant workplace. The skills and knowledge gained from this training are invaluable assets for any organisation striving to uphold the highest standards of workplace health and safety.

Customised Workplace Safety Training for Diverse Industries

Our Workplace Safety Training is specifically designed to meet the unique needs and challenges faced by various industries in maintaining compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws. Recognising that each sector has its inherent risks and regulatory requirements, our workplace safety training program is tailored to equip supervisors, team leaders, and managers with the skills and knowledge required to ensure a safe work environment and adhere to legal obligations.

  • Construction: For the construction industry, our training focuses on navigating the complexities of WHS laws related to high-risk activities such as working at heights, operating heavy machinery, and handling hazardous materials. We prepare leaders to implement robust safety measures and compliance strategies, ensuring the safety of their workforce and the public.
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals: In these sectors, we emphasise understanding and complying with stringent infection control measures, managing biological and chemical risks, and safeguarding both workers and patients through comprehensive compliance training.
  • Manufacturing: Our programme addresses the specific risks associated with machinery operation, chemical handling, and other manufacturing processes. Participants learn to develop and enforce safety policies that mitigate risks and ensure compliance with WHS regulations.
  • Mining and Resources: Tailored workplace safety training for the mining sector covers the prevention of explosions, safe handling of toxic chemicals, and working in confined spaces, focusing on strict adherence to WHS laws for the safety of all employees.
  • Agriculture: We cover the essentials of machinery safety, chemical exposure prevention, and manual handling techniques, providing agricultural leaders with the tools to maintain compliance and protect workers in their unique environment.
  • Education: Our workplace safety training for the education sector includes managing laboratory safety, sports injuries, and campus-wide safety protocols, ensuring that educational leaders can identify and control potential hazards effectively.
  • Hospitality and Retail: Focusing on customer service, food handling, and general workplace safety, our training equips leaders in the hospitality and retail industries with the knowledge to maintain a safe environment for both employees and customers.
  • Transport and Logistics: We address the challenges of vehicle operation, manual handling of goods, and the prevention of long-hour-related risks, helping leaders in the transport and logistics sector ensure safety and compliance.
  • Energy and Utilities: Workplace Safety Training for the energy and utilities industries focuses on managing electrical hazards, gas leaks, and extreme condition work, emphasising compliance and safety in these high-risk environments.
  • Government and Public Services: Tailored training for public sector entities ensures that government leaders can manage office safety, public infrastructure maintenance, and other compliance issues effectively, safeguarding both employees and the public.

Our Workplace Safety Training is more than just a programme; it’s a comprehensive solution tailored to the specific needs of your industry. By focusing on the practical application of WHS laws, duties, rights, and obligations, we empower your leadership with the knowledge and tools to foster a culture of safety and compliance. 


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, online 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 Workplace Safety Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

Understanding WHS Laws and Principles:

  • Work Health And Safety Laws In Australia
  • Principles Underpinning WHS Laws In Australia
  • Objectives Of WHS Laws In Australia
  • WHS Harmonisation

Accessing and Utilizing WHS Information:

  • Accessing Current WHS Laws
  • Internal Sources Of WHS Information
  • External Sources Of WHS Information
  • Accessing WHS Information
  • Analysing Accessed Information

Roles and Responsibilities in WHS:

  • WHS Duty Holders
  • Duties And Responsibilities Of The PCBU
  • Duties Of Officers
  • Duties Of Workers
  • Duties Of Other Persons At The Workplace
  • Rights Of Duty Holders
  • Obligations Of Duty Holders

Legal Aspects and Compliance:

  • Identifying WHS Duties, Rights And Obligations
  • Clarifying WHS Legal Requirements
  • Seeking Advice From Legal Advisers
  • Assist With Locating WHS Information
  • Locating Relevant WHS Information
  • Providing Advice On WHS Issues

Regulatory Bodies and Enforcement:

  • WHS Regulator
  • WHS Regulator Functions
  • WHS Regulator Powers
  • Providing Advice Of Regulator Functions
  • How WHS Regulators Exercise Their Powers
  • WHS Regulator Enforcement Action
  • WHS Inspectors

Compliance Assessment and Reporting:

  • Assessing Workplace Compliance With WHS Laws
  • Areas To Be Assessed For Compliance
  • Reporting On Compliance Assessment Outcomes
  • Compliance Assessment Report Format
  • Non-Conformance And Non-Compliance
  • Contributing Factors To WHS Non-Compliance
  • Recommending Corrective Actions

WHS Training and Education:

  • Determining WHS Training Needs
  • 70:20:10 Framework
  • Conducting A Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
  • Common Workplace WHS Training Requirements
  • Induction Training
  • Providing WHS Training

Policy and Process Management:

  • Workplace WHS Policies, Procedures And Process
  • Documenting Compliance Requirements
  • Assessing WHS Compliance
  • Recording Compliance Assessment
  • Modifying Workplace Policies To Support Compliance
  • Components Of A WHS Policy
  • Components Of A WHS Procedure
  • Components Of A WHS Process

Communication and Implementation:

  • Communicating WHS Policy Changes
  • Developing A Communication Plan
  • Benefits Of Using A Communication Plan
  • Monitoring Implementation

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
  • Research, Review and Analyse WHS Laws – Practical
  • Consultation and Information Dissemination – Practical
  • WHS Audits and Reporting – Practical
  • Training and Skill Development – Practical
  • Policy Development, Communication and Monitoring – Practical

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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