Health and safety implementation

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

Health and safety implementation 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 .

Units of competency

Health and safety implementation cluster covers the following units of competency.

  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
  • BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

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?

This short course or cluster applies to individuals

Course overview

The units in this cluster describe the skills and knowledge required to support the management of OHS in a workplace, including:

  • Implementing a plan for an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) that applies to your role.
  • Managing the work health and safety (OHS) implications of using contractors, including:
    • Identifying contractor duties
    • Establishing organisational OHS compliance requirements associated with those duties
    • Establishing and communicating the requirements expected of contractors
    • Monitoring contractor compliance with OHS requirements
    • Implementing the required responses to identified non-compliance.
  • Actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to legislative and organisational requirements.
  • Using leadership to promote team cohesion and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

Master Builders entry requirements

Due to the accelerated nature of this cluster, it is recommended that you have at least 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.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Contribute to developing, implementing and reviewing an OHSMS plan
  • Prepare for and assist with contractor OHS induction
  • Assist with monitoring contractor OHS compliance requirements and addressing contractor OHS non-compliances
  • Assist with implementing response procedures during an incident
  • Contribute to collecting OHS information about and assisting with the incident investigation
  • Contribute to developing and implementing recommended measures and actions arising from incident investigation
  • Develop trust and confidence as a leader
  • Manage difficulties into positive outcomes