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PDC20057 - Fundamentals of Risk Management for Managers and Supervisors

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential 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 micro-credential 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.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Organisations wishing to undertake this training as a face to face workshop can contact CPD directly at


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in a Supervisory role. This micro-credential can also be offered in a face to face workshop by negotiation. 

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Full Fee $90
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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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

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This micro-credential provides Professional Development for Supervisors.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

After successful completion of this micro-credential, students may choose to enrol and complete the assessment for BSBWHS414 - Contribute to WHS Risk Management and continue to study other units offered in BSB41419 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 Micro-credential Structure

6 hours

  • All
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.


Online quiz


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