RPL what you need to know

RPL what you need to know

How do I get a Qualification without attending a course? In Vocational Education and Training (VET) Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) are required to be flexible in how we allow candidates to prove their competency, skills and knowledge against a particular qualification. BEST have worked hard to ensure our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) processes are fair flexible, valid and reliable to assist you gaining the recognition you deserve for your hard work and years of experience. RPL is a process of providing evidence that you are already operating at the required standard for the qualification. We provide a clear set of instructions to follow and provide constant support, in order to help you gather the evidence we need. No upfront fees are required prior to being accepted as eligible for RPL. How do I complete the RPL process? All the evidence you need to complete the RPL is detailed on our instructions Our Trainers are available to support the student throughout the process via telephone Skype and email Our assessors act immediately to provide timely feedback and issue the qualification if ‘competent’ Candidates have 6 months to complete their RPL process. Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis What do I need to complete the RPL? BEST will provide an RPL request which outlines all the evidence and activities required to complete the qualification. Evidence: Your resume (outlining your experience within the industry) Third party observation(by a supervisor in the industry) 2 business references (testimonials from clients/ employer) Activities (in some qualifications you will be instructed to complete questions to determine current skills and knowledge) OR Case files (you may need to submit relevant specific case files) Student declaration (it is your own work and acknowledges completion of the RPL) How am I assessed? Once you have submitted all your assessments. The assessor will make a judgement on your competency and will provide feedback and advice regarding any units you did not meet the competency requirements. You must demonstrate competency with no more than three (3) re-submissions. The assessor will identify any gaps in your skill/knowledge and suggest further training to be completed. Any gap training will incur an additional cost. Can I fail this qualification? We pride ourselves on the support we give. In the VET sector there is no pass or fail with RPL. If the assessor determines that you have not successfully demonstrated some of the skills and knowledge, the assessor (at no additional cost) will assist to identify what gap training is required. You can still get RPL for the individual units you were assessed competent in. If you are not satisfied with the outcome, you can appeal the decision. Please look at the appeals process in our “Information for Students” handbook Outcome On successful completion of the RPL process the Qualification will be issued....

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Work Safely at heights RIIWHS204E

Work Safely at heights         RIIWHS204E

This one day course covers working safely at heights in the work place.  It includes: identifying the work requirements, work procedures and instructions for the task; accessing and installing equipment; performing work at heights; and cleaning up the work area. This unit specifies the competency required to undertake safe working practices when working at heights or depths. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles at worksites including:   Manufacturing Civil construction Coal mining Drilling Extractive industries Metalliferous mining Course Overview Guide to Legislation, Regulations and the Standards governing working at height Harnesses and associated equipment Use of different types of height safety equipment Selection of fall protection equipment appropriate to the working environment, Strengths and limitations of equipment, Inspection and maintenance requirements. Choosing and correctly fitting a harness, Simulate working safely at heights Entry Requirements Language and literacy skills adequate to communicate with other workers and complete Job Safety Analysis / Permit requirements. Numeracy skills in order to identify weights and measures associated with equipment. A level of physical ability is required to undertake the practical assessments, however, allowable adjustments can be made. Please inform BEST administration of any special requirements to assist in completion of training. How much does it cost? $350.00 per person...

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Enter & Work in Confined Spaces RIIWHS202E

Enter & Work in Confined Spaces RIIWHS202E

This one-day course is designed for staff that may need to enter confined spaces as part of their work duties. Recommended for staff members or contractors, who are required to have a practical & theoretical understanding of confined spaces legislation. This unit covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces, entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up. This unit is appropriate for those working in confined spaces (enclosed or partially enclosed) for the purpose of carrying out work or inspections and also is appropriate for those performing sentry or stand-by person roles, at worksites including: Civil construction Coal mining Drilling Extractive industries Metalliferous mining General construction Course Overview Definitions and types of confined spaces Gas testing Hazards associated with working in a confined spaces Requirements before, during and after you enter a confined spaces Hazardous gases AS 2865-2009 Personal Protective Equipment Breathing apparatus Duration – 1 day Entry Requirements Language and literacy skills adequate to communicate with other workers and complete Job Safety Analysis / Permit requirements. Numeracy skills in order to operate gas testing equipment. A level of physical ability is required to undertake the practical assessments, however, allowable adjustments can be made. Please inform BEST administration of any special requirements to assist in completion of training. How much does it cost? $350.00 per person...

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Diploma WHS BSB51319

Diploma WHS BSB51319

The Diploma in Work Health and Safety reflects the requirements for effective and accurate management of safety in a modern workplace.  It is an invaluable qualification in order to effectively provide due diligence in the discharge of duty of care. This qualification is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation. It reflects the role of practitioners who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts. Assessment Overview A fully mentored recognition of prior learning (RPL) process means you have access to an assessor who is an industry expert. Your assessor will guide you through the process and give you full support until you have gathered the required evidence. RPL recognises the skills, knowledge and experience acquired training, work or life experience, internal training courses, professional development and can even extend to hobbies and charity work related to project management. Evidence Required Work History, documentation relating to projects you have managed, evidence requirements will be discussed with your BEST Assessor and can be tailored to your particular industry. Units BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area One unit from Cert IV, Diploma level or Advanced Diploma level may be considered as an elective on request. Contact BEST administration for clarification. Entry Requirements All core units in BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies: BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response. Contact BEST administration for clarification on entry requirements and pathways into the qualification. How much does it cost? $POA  – No upfront fees are required prior to being accepted as eligible for...

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Cert IV WHS BSB41419

Cert IV WHS BSB41419

Duration – 8 days in-class course, 5 day intensive course for Industry experienced workers or RPL. The NEW Certificate IV in WHS qualification BSB41412 is applicable to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries. They will typically provide leadership and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others. We have chosen a set of units that will benefit any safety advisor or coordinator The course is ideal for those wishing to enter the WHS profession and for HR staff and…

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