Course in Managing Risks in the Workplace

Practical skills for the productive workplace

The Course in Managing Risks in the Workplace has been developed to provide practical knowledge of risk management in a non confusing and down to earth way. Combined with a coaching program in the workplace it will help improve the effectiveness of the student's learning and the alignment of a safety culture.

This course is designed using micro lessons and supports the development of an Agile consultative approach to workplace safety. Only through knowledge and skills can workplaces grow safely.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to help you learn about formal risk assessment processes in order for you to complete a task based risk assessment. This course will provide the knowledge needed to ensure you address your duty of care under various Health and Safety Acts and help you take all actions that are reasonably practicable to address an identified risk.


On completion of this course you will able to participate in organisational risk assessments, conduct basic task based risk assessments and to develop control measures that ensure a safer workplace.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Risk Management

  2. Identifying Hazards

  3. Determining Consequences

  4. Calculating Risk

  5. Understanding the hierarchy of control

  6. Developing controls to eliminate risk

  7. Developing safe methods of working 

  8. Understanding situational awareness

  9. Working with others to evaluate risk controls

  10. Quality Systems

  11. Understanding the importance of training

Duration: 10 hours

Delivery: Online

Cost: AUS $149.00