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Injury Management Coordinator Course

 
Event date:
18/4/2011 - 20/4/2011

Event title:
Injury Management Coordinator Course

Event location:

128 Farrington Road
NORTH LAKE WA 6163

Event time: 09:00AM - 05:00PM

Event description:

This course aims to provide those who have the responsibility (either directly or indirectly) for injured workers in their organisation with an introduction to the rights and obligations enshrined in the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and Regulations.

Expected Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand, and be able to apply various general provisions in workers’ compensation law
  • Have a basic understanding of the difference between statutory and common law
  • Be able to access and understand the dispute resolution process
  • Have a detailed understanding of the injury management statutory requirements including the ‘Code of Practice’
  • Be able to design and apply components of an injury management system

Training Strategy

Participants will be provided with an understanding through practical application of the legal requirements involved in the injury management process. The course explores the important issues of workplace culture, managing difficult workers’ compensation cases, data analysis and reporting.

Key Subject Areas

  • Understanding the premium rates process
  • Collecting and presenting data and information
  • Understanding the legal requirements for Injury Management
  • How injury management works & key parties in the process
  • Understanding specific provisions of the Act
  • Statutory settlements
  • Privacy and ethical issues
  • Return to work programs
  • Management of difficult cases
  • The dispute resolution system

Optional Assessment

Participants can provide a portfolio of assessable components related to the IMC course of study within eight weeks of completion of the course. Successful completion of the assessment components would provide the following two national units of competency:

  • FNSPIM401A – Plan and implement rehabilitation and return to work and health strategies; and
  • BSBHRM509A – Manage rehabilitation/return to work programs.

The 2 units constitute partial completion of either the Certificate IV of OH&S (BSB41407) or the Diploma of OH&S (BSB51307) qualification.

Designed for

Those responsible in the management of workers' injuries.

Duration

3 days

Bookings

To book or for further information on any of these courses, please contact Rani Chandra at IFAP on 1300 432 700 or email rchandra@ifap.asn.au.

Please visit www.ifap.asn.au for more information.

Cost

  • IFAP Members $1,030
  • Non-members $1,260
  • Optional Assessment Course $247.50

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