Induction Training & Competencies
Training (and evidence of such) is critical in providing support to all your workers. There are legislative training requirements such as high risk training as well as meeting your organisation needs. You will need to supply evidence of an induction process and records, training register and training review process.
A Training / Induction Policy should include (but not limited to):
- The commitment of the organisation to providing training to workers and others working at the site
- The responsibilities of various people within the business who will provide the training, such as managers and supervisors and third party providers
- Resources that may be needed for the induction training / program
- Signature of senior management, and a date of commencement
A Training / Induction Procedure should include (but not limited to):
- A clear process of how training works within the organisation
- Who will be responsible for which processes
- Explanation of the training requirements for each worker to carry out their job safely and efficiently. This is a similar process to undertaking a training analysis on your organisation
- Any high-risk training to be completed i.e. confined space, working at heights
- Explanation of the induction process
- Actions required throughout the induction process
- Use of training provider/s (internal or external)
Please supply evidence of your training process; including how your organisation manages internal and external training.
Examples of internal training can include:
- Incident management training,
- SWMS training etc.
Evidence of this will include:
- Completed training registers / matrices etc.
It is important that you supply completed records; not just templates
A documented procedure to ensure skills needs analysis and training records are implemented and maintained developed in accordance with AS/NZS 4801:2001 4.4.2 Training and Competency. The register should identify each employee’s current accreditation, inclusive of external qualifications, internal inductions, training, the training in SWMS/JSA’s or equivalent and applicable expiry dates.
It should be reviewed regularly to ensure it is updated in compliance with legislative requirements.
Completed Training and Competency register that meets all of the requirements stated above.
Not Completed (Template) Training and Competency register
Training procedure covering the company stance and commitment to training with no evidence of Training and Competency register
No evidence sighted of Training and Competency register or Training Procedure
A documented induction process within your organisation, compliant with AS/NZS 4801;2001 4.4.2 Training and competency where it references practical guidance stating OHS training is typically provided at certain key times in an operational cycle including:
(1) at inductions for employees.
The induction should also include and cover and company policies and procedures, SWMS / JSA’s or equivalent and any expectations placed on the new employee.
A documented procedure / process for the completion of inductions accompanied with completed company specific induction form / process that meets all of the requirements stated above.
Not completed (template) company specific induction process
Induction procedure covering the company stance and commitment to completing company specific inductions with no evidence of company specific induction.
No evidence sighted of company specific induction procedure or process or induction form.
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