Health and Safety Manager Courses

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What does a Health and Safety Manager do?

Health and Safety Managers ensure an organisation complies with state WHS legislation, Australian Safety Standards and other applicable safety laws. They develop the company’s risk management plan and emergency response procedures, then report compliance status to the General Manager or Executive team.

As a Health and Safety Manager you might be developing an incident reporting procedure, coordinating safety audits at regional job sites, consulting with key supervisors about hazard control measures, or managing emerging risks and hazards using workforce safety software.

Health and Safety Manager Courses

There are 5 courses available for people who want to become a Health and Safety Manager.

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How much do Health and Safety Managers earn?

In Australia, a full time Health and Safety Manager generally earns $2,259 per week ($117,468 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Health and Safety Managers?

There exact figures for Health and Safety Managers working in Australia are unclear at this time. Health and Safety Managers are usually employed businesses and corporations in higher risk industries like mining, gas, construction, manufacturing, scientific and healthcare.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Health and Safety Manager?

Health and Safety Managers need an advanced knowledge of risk management practices along with highly developed administration skills. Get started with the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety. These courses take 12-18 months to complete. Many WHS Managers are degree qualified.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Work Health and Safety.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au