BSBWHS417 Assist with Managing WHS Implications of Return to Work

The Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator course is suitable for individuals who assist with claims management, rehabilitation, and return-to-work programs.

  • Face-to-face training for better learner outcomes
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to perform the role of a Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator
  • Experienced trainers

Who will benefit from the BSBWHS417 Assist with Managing WHS Implications of Return to Work?

Employers benefit by having an appropriately qualified Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator (RRTWC) who is competent to carry out their role as per S.226 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.

Employees / RRTWC’s will gain an understanding of the principles involved in the management of injured workers with reference to the legislation and on successful completion of the course be able to fulfil the Functions of a RRTWC as per Reg 114 of the Regulation.

Note: This unit does not in any way address the process of treating the worker for their injury or illness, as this is the task of health and rehabilitation professionals. Instead, the unit focuses on assisting with managing claims and ensuring that the organisation supports the worker through return-to-work programs.

The Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator course covers:

Assist with processing and analysing workers’ compensation claims including:

  • identifying and reporting on the nature of the injury
  • estimating the period of absence from work
  • ensuring arrangements are made in the work team to deal with absence as needed

Assist with planning, implementation of a rehabilitation or return-to-work program including:

  • job redesign, reduced hours and alternative duties as appropriate
  • documenting existing skills, experience and capabilities of affected worker
  • assisting with the design of a rehabilitation or return-to-work program and determining retraining requirements
  • consulting with relevant managers about the program

Assist with monitoring and evaluating a rehabilitation or return-to-work program including:

  • facilitating regular contact, feedback, and communications between provider, supervising manager, and worker
  • identifying and notifying breaches of the return-to-work program and taking prompt remedial action
  • modifying the program where appropriate
  • evaluating the program and implementing recommendations for system improvement where appropriate

Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator Course Requirements

Participants are required to read course material and complete an assessment questionnaire prior to attending this course.

Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator course material and the assessment questionnaire will be sent to students upon enrolment.

Students must complete the pre-reading and assessment activity prior to attending the course.

Award

On successful completion of the Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator course, participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for BSBWHS417 – Assist with Managing WHS Implications of Return to Work by ASTRA Group Services RTO number 31544.

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Delivery mode Face to Face
  • Location Brisbane
  • On Location Available
  • Cost $350.00 (GST free)
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Upcoming Courses

Keep up to date and learn more about the upcoming range of nationally recognised qualifications and accredited short courses offered to our clients through ASLS.
Courses Date Time Cost
BSBWHS417 Monday, 28 June 2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Tuesday, 10 August 2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Wednesday, 6 October 2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Monday, 29 November 2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Monday, 20 December 2021 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Monday, 24 January 2022 8:30AM - 4:30PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now
BSBWHS417 Monday, 28 February 2022 8:30AM - 4:30PM $350.00 (GST free) Enquire Now

Testimonials

Great trainer, great admin, very convenient training location and the USB stick was excellent.

D Shackleton

Very informative, trainer able to give real life experience.

L Sainsbury

Noel made the course very interesting, he has a huge amount of knowledge.

K Alford

That every area was covered, with expert knowledge.

M Marinkovic

Facilitator was fantastic doing the course, keeping crew on track and focused.

P Detourbet

Always a pleasure to be taught by Noel. Full of knowledge.

A Fuary

A lot and more knowledge about safety.

M Randy