Workers' compensation and the Return to Work Coordinator role
School business managers, principals and Department managers
should ensure there is a person employed in their workplace in the role of
Return to Work Coordinator who is competent and has an appropriate level of
Where the Return to Work Coordinator has a
conflict of interest with a particular WorkCover claim, a different Return to
Work Coordinator should handle that claim.
The Department hosts training sessions for Return to Work
Coordinators and for other people who are responsible for the administration of
workers’ compensation, which is facilitated by our WorkCover insurance agent,
Workers' Compensation training
Workers' Compensation one-day course
The Workers' Compensation one-day course is a great course for anyone new to claims management, anyone who has received a new claim for the first time or as a refresher for experienced staff.
To enrol into the Term 3 or 4 one-day workers' compensation see Flyer:
Return to Work Coordinator (RTW) Roles and Responsibility training
RTW Coordinator Roles and Responsibility two-day course
This two-day WorkSafe-accredited course is aimed at people who are new to the role of a Return to Work Coordinator or who have been in the role for a while but who have not received training. WorkSafe recommends all nominated Return to Work Coordinators complete this course; it may also be useful for principals, health and safety representatives, and other people in school leadership positions.
To enrol into the Term 3 or 4 RTW Coordinator Roles and Responsibility Training see Flyer: