If you want to become a rehabilitation or return-to-work coordinator, this course is ideal professional development. If you want formal recognition of training for staff in this role, this course ensures competence in the rehabilitation and return-to-work of injured workers.
The Certificate of Rehabilitation and Return-to-Work Programming is designed to provide the knowledge and skills you need to manage rehabilitation or return-to-work programs for an organisation.
In this online rehabilitation and return-to-work course, you will learn how analyse, process and dispute claims; consult with medical professionals; undertake risk analysis; and understand breaches of return-to-work programs.
This professional development course will give you the skills to design a rehabilitation and return-to-work program, including job redesign, reduced hours and alternative duties. You will also gain an understanding of legislative requirements, including safe work practices, how to use appropriate terminology and correct documentation of client information.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge, skills and tools you need to manage a rehabilitation and return-to-work program and to work within a community rehabilitation environment.
Unit 1 - Managing Rehabilitation and Return to Work Programs
Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
Workers’ Compensation insurance
Analysing and processing claims
Workers Claim form templates
Low risk and long-term claims
Consultation with rehabilitation providers and doctor
Design a rehabilitation / return to work program
Job redesign, reduced hours, alterative duties
Undertake risk analysis
Establishing return to work program
Contact and support between provider and employee
Breaches of return to work program
Unit 2 - Work within a community rehabilitation environment
Roles of health professionals
Implementing clients rehabilitation plan
Family, community groups, care workers
Client status and progress
Support / advocacy groups
Job Service Australia
Indigenous employment services
Disability liaison officers
Identify client risks in client home
Hygiene and infection control
Home care and community settings
Infection control / disposal of sharps
Safe work practices
Document client information
Feedback to client care team
Appropriate terminology to document
Unit 3 - Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
Legal insurance requirements
Care for injured workers
Nature of illness or injury
Preparing claim reports
Absence from work
Consultation between all parties
Skills and experience of worker
Return to work planning
Job redesign process
Return-to- work program
Costs and impact on organisation
Retraining of worker
Support for injured worker
Breaches of return-to-work program
WorkCover rights and obligations
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 45 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $150.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.