Version Effective: 26th of February, 2018
Version Effective: 26th of February, 2018

PDC20057 - Fundamentals of Risk Management for Managers and Supervisors

Course Details

Course Summary

This online, on-campus or workplace delivery Short Course addresses fundamental skills and knowledge required by supervisors to identify occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards, assess OHS risks, and develop and implement OHS risk controls according to organisational requirements and national OHS laws in Australian states and territories.

This course applies to supervisors who are required to identify and implement solutions to OHS hazards which may include projects or operations within a section of the organisation.

The fee for this short course online will be $90.00.

The fee for this short course on-campus (Campuses - Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Brisbane, Sydney) will be $200.00.

The fee for Workplace Delivery will be negiotiated.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in a Supervisory role.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Education and Humanities
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health
  • Hospitality and Beauty
  • Mining and Energy
  • Science and Environment
Skill Area
  • Automotive
  • Automotive Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Business Services
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Drilling
  • Engineering
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Forest Industries
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Horticulture
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Mining
  • Process/Manufact Food
  • Public Sector
  • Rural Industries
  • Telecommunications and Postal Services
  • Tourism
  • Transport and Warehousing
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Process Manufacturing

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for Supervisors.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 6 (online) or 8 (on-campus or on-site) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

After successful completion of this short course, students may choose to enrol and complete the assessment for BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and continue to study other units offered in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

Online:  6 hours

Mixed Mode:  8 hours

  • Mixed Mode
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

1. Access information to identify OHS hazards and assess and control risks

2. Undertake hazard identification and risk assessment

3. Apply risk control options using a number of different risk management tools

4. Contribute to OHS compliance and workplace requirements.


Formative assessment, consisting of reflection activities undertaken at the completion of each learning outcome. 

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