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Version Effective: 19th of August, 2021

PDC54061 - Chemical Hazard Awareness

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential provides an overview of hazardous chemicals including the correct identification, labelling, 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.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

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
Full Fee $45
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health
  • Mining and Energy
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Automotive Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Community Services
  • Cookery
  • Education Support
  • Engineering
  • Food Processing
  • Forest Industries
  • Furnishing
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Marine
  • Mining
  • Process/Manufact Food
  • Safety
  • Transport and Warehousing
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale and Retail

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

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.

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 Micro-credential 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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