Incident management

Due to Coronavirus outbreak, all face to face training for this course has been transitioned to online virtual classroom sessions until further notice. For more information, please contact Master Builders Victoria on 03 9411 4555

Incident management is an accredited short course that is delivered and assessed by Master Builders Association of Victoria (RTO no 3935). For detailed information about this accredited short course, click on the Course Information Sheet.

It is highly recommended that you enrol and complete the short course- Introduction to health and safety before enrolling in Incident Management. This is due to the assumed legal and regulatory knowledge that is provided in detail within Introduction to health and safety .

Units of competency

Incident management cluster covers the following units of competency.

  • PUAFER001 Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations
  • BSSWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
  • BSBWHS310 Contribute to workplace issue resolution.

At the successful completion of this nationally accredited short course, you will receive a statement of attainment for the above listed units of competency.

Who is this cluster designed for?

The units in this short course describe the skills and knowledge required by those have OHS responsibilities in addition to their main responsibilities, specifically, the skills and knowledge required:

  • To prevent the emergency situations or to minimise their consequences. This applies to a range of emergencies and describes what to do before an emergency service and/or specialist response team arrives; it does not include the specific use of equipment to prevent facility emergency situations.
  • To respond to workplace incidents according to OHS legislative and organisational requirements.
  • To contribute to OHS issue-resolution processes, and to communicate their outcomes.

Master Builders entry requirements

Due to the accelerated nature of this cluster, it is recommended that you have at least two to three years experience in the building and construction industry.

Mode of delivery

This cluster is delivered through a blended model. This includes attending both face-to-face classes and assessments are submitted through an online portal.

SIMULATION – This cluster also includes one half day at the Building Leadership Simulation Centre (BLSC). The BLSC is on of only three simulation centres in the world and is set up as a realistic construction site . Learners can develop and practice real situations, communication and people management skills in a controlled and safe environment. Using professional actors to support scenarios, learners are videoed and the provided direct feedback on their performance including how to detail with day to day safety issues. This simulation activity is assessed.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this cluster, you will be able to:

  • Effectively identify, monitor and report on situations which may lead to facility emergencies
  • Correct any situations that could prevent facility emergencies being properly handled
  • Contribute to implementing response procedures during an incident
  • Collect required information about the incident
  • Assist with an incident investigation
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of recommendations arising from an incident
  • Assist with the development of OHS issue-resolution processes
  • Participate in assessing OHS issues
  • Contribute to communicating the outcomes of OHS issue resolution processes.