About this course

Tocal College has proudly partnered with NSW Farmers to deliver this accredited training to you, the business owner, manager, or supervisor, in a way you can understand!

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • improving WHS and Staff management in your business
  • understanding the bones of a great WHS management system
  • understanding your legal obligations when it comes to staff
  • attracting and retaining staff
  • effectively managing staff performance to get best out of your team
  • ensuring your paperwork and systems are practical but compliant

At a glance:

Location: Online or Blended Delivery
Course duration: 16 weeks
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 3
Indicative fees: $1,200 GST-free (Nil to eligible applicants)


  • Work Health and Safety
    • Understanding legal requirements
    • Keeping your workplace safe
    • Demonstrating due diligence
    • The paper Trail
  • Industrial Relations - Understand your legal obligations
    • Engaging staff and contractors
    • Understand the Pastoral Award
    • Avoiding unfair dismissal
    • The Paper Trail
  • Managing your team
    • Workforce planning
    • Attracting and retaining staff
    • Performance management
    • Getting the best out of your team

$1,200 GST-free

Pre-approved applicants will be funded through the specific NSW training program applied under.

Blended  delivery usually consisting of:

  • two one day workshops spaced 10 weeks apart
  • online component which commences after workshop deliveries and consists of a series of pre-recorded webinars and some workplace tasks
  • online material which will be delivered in bite sized chunks to assist with download speeds
  • remote support for online delivery component.

This course is now fully online.

Note: Completion of all components is required. If you have previously completed the WHS module, credit can be sought. The WHS module must be completed PRIOR to the Staff Management modules.

  • Fully online, self-paced, easy to navigate modules
  • Bite sized, engaging written material and recorded webinars
  • Live interactive Q&A sessions and online forum
  • Ready access to trainer for questions

  • You must meet the eligibility requirements of the NSW funded training program applied under to secure your subsidised training.
  • Participants must commit to completing the online learning after the face to face workshops and have provision to do so.
  • An appropriate level of literacy, computer access and skills, and connectivity is essential.
  • This is accredited training; therefore, assessments are compulsory to meet funding requirements. Support will be provided.
  • A Statement of Attainment will be issued upon successful completion.

This course is aligned to the following national units of competency:

  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • AHCBUS511 - Manage enterprise staff requirements
  • AHCWRK403 - Supervise work routines and staff development.

For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Student policies.