WHS Management of Contractors



This course applies to individuals who either work in organisations that are supplied with services by contractors or work in organisations that supply such services. It is only concerned with the supply of on-site services to workplaces. It does not cover outworkers or contractors who supply goods, materials or products to workplaces.

Examples include:

  • Community sector organisation contractors (e.g. psychologist; carers; shopping companions; program delivery [eg art program; fitness program; cooking program; etc.])
  • Engagement of regular contractors (e.g. garden maintenance contractors; window cleaners; commercial cleaners; security; etc)
  • Specific industry types (e.g. construction work [including high risk construction work: scaffolding, rigging, crane and hoist operation, forklift operation and pressure equipment operation] or maintenance work; working in confined spaces; hot work operations; asbestos removal; working at a height greater than 2 metres; working with gas or electrical work; excavation work)
  • Traffic management and traffic controller contractors
  • Contract trainers 

The WHS management of contractors has a strong focus on compliance with WHS organisational and legislative requirements.


Who should attend

People already in the workforce who have a responsibility for overseeing the services of contractors or work for organisations who supply such services.



Topics covered include:

  • Identifying contractor services and contract documentation
  • Determining contractor compliance with WHS legislation
  • Developing and implementing improvements to contractor arrangements



A Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the completion of the course.


 Course Duration & Venue

Duration:   One Day: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Venue:      AFEI, Level 2, 97-99 Bathurst Street, Sydney  NSW  2000


Course Fee (GST Free)

Member Fee:        AUD $360
Non Member Fee:  AUD $410

Other Details

Fee includes morning and afternoon tea, light lunch and course materials.


To register
download and complete a Registration Form and forward to training@afei.org.au or Fax:  02 9264 5699.


Course ID Date(s)

1751/0510 May 2017
1751/1011 October 2017

Price: $410.00