Welcome to AlertForce
Welcome to AlertForce
AlertForce is the leading provider of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) training in Australia, offering both online and face-to-face courses to businesses across all sectors.
With an extensive range of courses covering everything from WHS legislative requirements to fatigue management and working at heights, AlertForce has all your OHS needs covered.
Established in 2008, AlertForce has over 10 years’ experience in helping businesses train safer workers, with courses available nationally.
Whether you're looking for online, face-to-face, or blended learning solutions, AlertForce has a course to suit your needs.
What training do they provide?
AlertForce offers the best in occupational health and safety (OHS) training, both online and in person. They are the premier choice for businesses and individuals looking to meet their Work Health and Safety (WHS) obligations. With an extensive range of OHS/WHS training courses offered in every state and territory across Australia, they have all your WHS legislative requirements covered.
Their comprehensive safety training courses are designed for businesses of all sectors. They specialize in compliance training to help meet work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) laws and contribute to WHS awareness.
AlertForce courses are available all across Australia, in cities like Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. Whether you need training for work health and safety NSW courses or general safety training, AlertForce can accommodate your needs. All of their courses follow nationally recognised guidelines for each unit of competency. They also provide access to pre-course materials immediately when applicable.
AlertForce understands that every organization has different training needs. That's why they offer a wide range of training solutions, including in-person and online options. Their online offering includes over 200 videos and courses covering a variety of topics such as workplace health and safety, food safety, and privacy awareness. With so many options to choose from, they're confident that they can meet all the training requirements of any organization.
AlertForce’s WHS courses include:
Asbestos Awareness (Face to face)
The 11084NAT course (formerly 10675NAT) will fulfil your requirements if any of your work involves contact with asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. The course covers best practices for detecting and identifying asbestos, which will help reduce exposure to these harmful materials.
Asbestos Removal (Face to face)
Before removing asbestos, workers must have a certificate for the unit of competency related to the type of asbestos being removed. CPCCDE3015 (Class A) is necessary for removing any amount of friable asbestos. CPCCDE3014 is required for the removal of more than 10 square metres of non-friable asbestos. The Supervise Asbestos Removal (CPCCBC4051A) and Conduct Asbestos Assessment (CPCCBC5014A) courses are also available. The asbestos removal courses are available in person at training facilities throughout Australia.
Confined Spaces (Online/Face to face)
AlertForce’s confined spaces training course (RIIWHS202E Theory Online / Practical Face to Face) will teach you proper confined space entry procedures. They offer face-to-face confined spaces training to teach participants how to identify hazards before completing work in a confined space and how to use safety equipment.
Fatigue Management (Online)
Fatigue management training course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to apply or administer a fatigue risk management system. It is frequently used by heavy vehicle operators to diminish the likelihood of on-the-road accidents caused by fatigue.
HSR Training (Online/ Face to face)
Health and safety representatives (HSRs) who successfully complete HSR refresher training course will be authorised to issue work stoppages and provisional improvement notices (PINs). Our HSR training options include a five-day course for new HSRs and an online refresher.
IMDG Code Courses (Online)
All of the IMDG courses that AlertForce offer are available online with instant access to course materials. They're approved by regulators and widely recognised.
Manual Handling (Online/Face to face)
Employees in health care, construction, offices, or warehouses should finish manual handling training to discover safe methods for lifting, pulling, or moving hefty objects. Manual handling also covers optimal procedures for performing repetitive manual tasks.
Traffic Control (Online)
Traffic control training course (RIIWHS205E) is a nationally recognised course, necessary for those who want to learn the procedures for directing traffic around a worksite, including using a stop/slow bat and implementing a traffic management plan. AlertForce, also provides traffic management training and a live site practical assessment.
WHS Act Awareness (Online)
It's a good idea for everyone to get WHS Act awareness training. WHS Act Awareness courses cover everything from what workers need to do to comply with the Act, to what managers and office staff need to do. You'll be up to speed on all the safety requirements in no time.
White Card Courses (Online/Face to face)
If you want to set foot on a construction site, you'll need to get your white card. AlertForce’s White card training (CPCCWHS1001) covers the basic safety hazards and procedures you need to know when working or entering a construction site. The training only takes one day, and it's recognised nationally.
Working at Heights (Face to face)
AlertForce’s Nationally Recognised and ACT Government Funded Working at Heights training course (RIIWHS204E) covers the skills and knowledge needed for increased height safety. It's required for any work that presents the risk of falling from a height. This course teaches workers height safety procedures, including checking work equipment and safety systems before carrying out work from heights.
WHS Certificate IV (Online)
The WHS Certificate IV (BSB41419) training course is for individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
Diploma WHS (Online)
The Diploma WHS (BSB51319) training course is for people who coordinate and keep up the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation. It applies to supervisors and managers who usually have a good knowledge base and well-developed skills in lots of different WHS contexts.
Note: Most of AlertForce’s OHS/WHS courses are Nationally Recognised but check before purchasing if this is critical for you.
Face to face vs. Online learning course
When it comes to learning, there is no one-size-fits-all method. Some students prefer to learn independently, while others prefer to be in a more structured environment. However, face-to-face learning has been shown to be an effective way to learn knowledge and skills. This is because it often combines different ways of learning, such as writing, reading, discussion, presentations, projects, group work, film clips and demonstration. This allows students to learn in a way that best suits their needs and preferences. In addition, face-to-face learning provides opportunities for students to receive feedback and support from their peers and instructors.
An online learning course is one you take online using a computer, without being with a teacher or other students in a classroom. You have greater flexibility and can study from home. However, this also means you need to be more disciplined and motivated since you will not have someone physically present to remind and guide you. Most courses don’t need you to be online at a certain time of day or night, but you must actively participate in the course during the course time frame. This can be done through reading materials, discussions, group work and submitting assignments.
When it comes to the world of online learning versus face-to-face learning, the biggest differences have always been in terms of fostering connection and collaboration between learners. With the abrupt stop of face-to-face learning delivery, learning and development professionals have lost the positive social impact that comes with in-person interaction. While this is a valid concern, it's important to remember that the digital world offers its own opportunities for connection and collaboration. In-person social interaction does have a richness that might be hard to replicate online, but when it comes to the corporate world, online learning can be just as effective.
When it comes to education, one question that has always been debated is whether online or face-to-face learning is better. Each option has its own advantages. To better understand the two, it is important to highlight some crucial features of face-to-face learning, which are different in online learning.
One of the first differences is the setting in which the learning takes place. When learning face-to-face, students are in a physical classroom with their peers and teacher. This type of learning requires students to be present at a specific time and place. Online learning, on the other hand, can take place anytime and anywhere as long as the student has access to a computer and the internet.
Advantages of Online learning
- It is more affordable and saves time
- It is more scalable
- Access to training courses on your own terms
- Learning at your own pace with no meeting time
- More consistent than face to face learning
- Delivered by different instructors with same level of quality
Advantages of Face to face learning
- Face to face interaction with learning instructor
- Enables more effective non-verbal communication
- Ability to motivate, inspire and engage
- Ability to discuss, collaborate, practice and role play
Delivery location name: AlertForce Pty Ltd
Physical address: Suite 205/ 24-30 Springfield Ave, Potts Point, NSW, 2011
Delivery location name 2: AlertForce Training Centre
Physical address: Unit 16 13-15 Wollongong Rd, ARNCLIFFE, NSW, 2205
Delivery location name 3: AlertForce Canberrra
Physical address: Unit 2 42 Essington St, MITCHELL, ACT, 2911