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Introduction to Return To Work (RTW) Coordination
Cost: $ 470.00 (GST free)

Under workers compensation law, Category 1 employers (ie. employers whose basic tariff premium exceeds $50,000, as well as self insurers, and employers who are insured by a specialised insurer and who employ more than 20 workers) must have a return to work coordinator.

The return to work coordinator must hold a WorkCover certificate certifying attendance at the WorkCover accredited two-day course ‘Introduction to return to work coordination’.

This course aims to provide participants with:

·         skill to develop a return to work program consistent with workplace requirements

·         ability to implement policy and procedures of the return to work program and facilitate the training of staff

·         written and verbal skills, including negotiation and listening skills

·         knowledge to implement and explain the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 and the Workers Compensation Act 1987

·         skill to identify suitable duties, consistent with section 43A of the Workers Compensation Act 1987

·         ability to develop and implement a return to work plan

·         decision making skills

·         ability to disseminate information to all relevant parties

·         case and caseloads management skills

·         organisational and time management skills

·         ability to assess when rehabilitation provider services are required.

Nominal course duration:

16 hours – over 2 days

Certification

Successful participants will receive a Statement of Completion issued by the AdvanceOHS.

Training methods place an emphasis on group discussion, group exercises and the interaction of course participants.

 

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UPCOMING CLASSES
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