Version Effective: 12th of February, 2018
Version Effective: 12th of February, 2018

PDC50676 - WHS Governance - Liability and Due Diligence for Engineers

Course Details

Course Summary

The Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act requires an officer to take reasonable steps to exercise due diligence to ensure their organisation complies with its WHS obligations. This online Short Course introduces the proactive duties of an officer to undertake the standards of due diligence.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

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
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Study Area
  • Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • Automotive Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction

Admission Codes

International Students
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the Engineering profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Devlopment for industry professionals and students.

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 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe a culture of safety
  2. Identify WHS concerns in the working environment
  3. Identify tools for the application of decision frameworks
  4. Explore governance concepts of liability, negligence and due diligence.


Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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