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Workplace Rehabilitation Provider

Overview

Comcare's operational standards for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers (WRPs) require all providers and consultants working under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act) to attend this training program as an introduction to working in the Commonwealth workers' compensation system.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with specific knowledge and skills to actively undertake the role of a WRP consultant, in accordance with the requirements of the SRC Act.

The program outlines Comcare's return to work model, legislation, procedural aspects of the return to work process and examines issues that may arise during the return to work process.

Audience

This course is aimed at:

  • rehabilitation providers who wish to provide rehabilitation and return to work services for Australian Government employees or employees of licensees, who self-insure under the SRC Act
  • WRPs or consultants seeking approval to provide services in the Comcare scheme WRP consultants who have commenced work with an already approved service provider
  • WRP staff who require refresher training.

Duration

Full day.

Cost

To register for this course and for all Comcare scheduled training costs, please refer to the Registration page of our website.

For in-house delivery, please contact education@comcare.gov.au for a quote.

Delivery options

City Date of CourseTime Apply By Date
Brisbane 16 April 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 2 April 2019
Hobart 9 May 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 24 April 2019
Canberra 14 May 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 30 April 2019
Darwin 20 May 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 6 May 2019
Cairns 24 May 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 8 May 2019
Sydney 12 June 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 29 May 2019
Perth 25 June 2019 9:00am–4:30pm 11 June 2019
Brisbane2 July 20199:00am–4:30pm18 June 2019
Melbourne9 July 20199:00am–4:30pm25 June 2019
Canberra6 August 20199:00am–4:30pm23 July 2019
Adelaide21 August 20199:00am–4:30pm 7 August 2019
Sydney24 September 20199:00am–4:30pm 10 September 2019
Brisbane10 October 20199:00am–4:30pm 26 September 2019
Perth16 October 20199:00am–4:30pm 2 October 2019
Melbourne29 October 20199:00am–4:30pm 15 October 2019
Hobart7 November 20199:00am–4:30pm 24 October 2019
Canberra12 November 20199:00am–4:30pm 29 October 2019
Darwin21 November 20199:00am–4:30pm 7 November 2019
Sydney3 December 20199:00am–4:30pm 19 November 2019

Expression of Interests

If you are interested in this course, but it is not offered or scheduled in a location near you, express your interest by completing our expression of interest online form, once we receive the minimum number of 6 participants we will schedule the desired course in your preferred location. We will do our best to meet your needs.

Course outline

Page last updated: 20 May 2019