Health, wellbeing and safety for managers



CourseDelivery modeTarget audienceLinked resourcesQueries and enrolment
Occupational Health and Safety Training for Supervisors
Targeted at managers/supervisors/team leaders, this course looks at the psychological journey of staff and the impact on staff. The course will allow participants to better understand the impact on staff and will leave the course equipped with useful tools and skills to lead through change.
Face-to-faceCompulsory for all academic and professional supervisors/managers.N/AFor dates and to enrol: DeakinPeople
Complaint handling – better practices
Gain an understanding of student complaints – how to prevent and respond according to University policies and procedures.
Suitable for any staff in student facing roles, this training is interactive and can be tailored to your specific needs.
Available by requestAll staffN/AQueries: Genevieve Kavenagh or call 9246 8460
Harassment and Discrimination Contact Officer (HDCO) New to Role part one
This course introduces staff to the role of HDCO with the skills and knowledge to support, inform, refer and communicate effectively with staff and students about discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation. You will gain an overview of the role, its boundaries, relevant laws, University policies and procedures as well as the opportunity to discuss the role’s challenges and how to support and refer people. On completion of the course you can join a network of over 75 HDCOs university-wide.
Face-to-faceStaff who are new to the HDCO role. Completion of this course is a requirement prior to providing HDCO services to staff and students. Completion also enables HDCOs to attend Refresh and Update part two and other HDCO professional development.N/AThis course is available upon request. Please contact Naomi Furlong for more information.
HDCO Refresh and Update part two
This course updates your knowledge and skills as a HDCO to ensure you are providing an effective service to staff and students. This course covers changes in relevant laws, cases and University policies. As a forum for experienced HDCOs, it will provide an opportunity for you to discuss scenarios, common dilemmas and reflect on practice with other HDCOs.
Face-to-faceExisting HDCOs are required to undertake this course every two years.N/AThis course is available upon request. Please contact Naomi Furlong for more information.


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