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Digital and self-paced learning

For: Employers and managers Service providers Advocates Information seekers

We offer digital and self-paced learning modules in Comcare LMS, Comcare's secure learning management system.


Learn with Comcare LMS

It's easy to access Comcare LMS and start learning online. You just need to create an account in Comcare LMS. See steps to create an account.

If you already have an account:

  • select a link to a module below and login to Comcare LMS to open the specific module, or
  • login to Comcare LMS and browse learning modules.

To login, enter your username, which is your email address, and password.

We are working on further building Comcare LMS to bring you a contemporary learning program through an expanded content library, digital classrooms, communities of practice and coaching and mentoring.

COVID-19 modules

Managing work health safety risks related to COVID-19 module

This e-guidance material provides a general overview of COVID-19 to help you understand the risks of the virus and where to source trusted official information.

It highlights the work, health safety responsibilities of employers, including when to notify Comcare. Guidance is provided for workers about their responsibilities and looking after their mental health during this time.

The module also provides general information about workers’ compensation coverage for those who contract COVID-19.

Access the Managing work health safety (WHS) risks related to COVID-19 module

Work Health and Safety Act modules

Our digital learning modules introduce workers and duty holders to aspects of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act). Modules take 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

Effective Health and Safety Committees module

Health and safety committees need to be established once a request is made by workers. This module briefly describes how to establish a committee, its purpose, functions, roles and responsibilities of members and what makes a committee effective.

Access the Effective Health and Safety Committees module

Officer Work Health and Safety Responsibilities module

Officers have specific duties under the WHS Act. This module provides an overview of those duties and what the term ‘due diligence’ means.

Access the Officer Work Health and Safety Responsibilities module

Work Health and Safety for Managers module

This module identifies key parts of the WHS Act that are significant to you and your role as a manager particularly consultation and communication.

Access the Work Health and Safety for Managers module

Work Health and Safety for Workers module

All workers have a duty under the WHS Act. This module describes your duties, identifies parts of the WHS Act that are relevant to you, and explains how you can be involved in health and safety matters in your workplace.

Access the Work Health and Safety for Workers module

Introduction to Work Health and Safety Risk Management module

Risk is a part of life. In this module you will gain an overview of the process of managing WHS risk and some ideas on how you can meet your duty of care obligations under the WHS laws.

Access the Introduction to Work Health and Safety Risk Management module

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act modules

Our scheme e-guidance modules are designed to develop and improve the skills and knowledge of rehabilitation case managers and claims managers who work under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act).

For a full list of scheme guidance, see Guidance on applying the SRC Act.

Incapacity Payment Provisions module

For claims managers to learn how to calculate and adjust normal weekly earnings, in addition to providing guidance on calculating the incapacity amount for employees who are currently employed.

Access the Incapacity Payment Provisions scheme e-guidance

Permanent Impairment Provisions module

For claims managers to gain an understanding of the permanent impairment threshold requirements, how to assess the degree of permanent impairment and calculating the amount of permanent impairment compensation.

Access the Permanent Impairment Provisions scheme e-guidance

Rehabilitation Case Management—First Steps module

An overview of key introductory rehabilitation case management concepts and practices, including early and effective engagement, 'biopsychosocial model' and 'flags model', identifying potential barriers to return to work and next steps where risks are identified.

Access the Rehabilitation Case Management—First Steps scheme e-guidance

Return to Work Case Conferencing module

For rehabilitation case managers to help build capability in organising and conducting return to work case conferences with injured employees and general practitioners.

Access the Return to Work Case Conferencing scheme e-guidance

SRC Act and Comcare scheme module

An overview of the SRC Act and Comcare scheme, including key claims management and return to work principles for employees of scheme employers, prospective self-insurance applicants, and other stakeholders working in the scheme.

Access the SRC Act and Comcare scheme e-guidance

Page last reviewed: 15 January 2020
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Date printed 27 May 2020

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