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Version Effective: 18th of May, 2020

PDC54061 - Chemical Hazard Awareness

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of hazardous chemicals including the correct identification, labeling, safe handling, storage, and requirements for documentation in the workplace. The requirements for using Safety Data Sheets are described to reinforce the responsibility of both individual and employer to prevent chemical injuries in the workplace.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

Entry Requirements

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

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 Enrol and commence anytime into this self-paced online course at https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/login/, create a new account, search your course and pay via the secure payment gateway.
Study Area
  • Science and Environment
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
Skill Area
  • Health
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Safety

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health and/or science professionals.

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

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.

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Standard Course Structure

2 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Define what constitutes a hazardous chemical
  2. Understand the purpose, use, and requirements of Safety Data Sheets in the workplace
  3. Describe the emergency equipment required in chemical storage areas
  4. Outline requirements for the safe disposal of hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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