A VEG Education OHS Certification will put you at the forefront of safety, ready to handle the risks faced when working in horticulture. Our VEG SAFE courses cover a broad range of topics, from risk assessment to safe food handling and more, with the intention to prepare you for the best and worst of Occupational Health and Safety practices. If you’re interested in making the horticulture industry a safer place to work, or simply looking to develop your skills in this area, our courses will set you on track to reach your goals. Enquire about beginning an OHS certificate today.

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Conducting Risk Assessments

This program has been developed to outline the process for conducting a risk assessment in a horticulture farming environment.

Farm First Aid

This program has been developed as an entry-level non-accredited training module designed to help all farm workers understand possible emergency situations.

Food Safe

This program has been developed to provide an overview to all workers handling fresh produce. This training aligns with the requirements of HARPS.

Fresh Safe

Everyone has a right to a safe workplace and everyone has a role to play in keeping it safe. This program is designed for workers across the fresh produce industries as a baseline for workplace safety setting all workers up for success.

Health and Safety Rep

This course provides a practical focus on the role of the Health and Safety Representative, with an emphasis on achieving positive outcomes in the workplace through consultation.

Hort Safe

It’s important that new workers understand what their rights and responsibilities are, as well as the rights and responsibilities of supervisors and employers. This program is designed for workers across the horticulture industry.

Tractor Safety

This program aims to provide practical guidelines for employers and workers to improve and ensure the safety of those who use tractors on farms, and those who are in the vicinity of areas where tractors are being used. Correct operation is critical.

Workplace Manslaughter

This training program is designed for employers and other duty holders about the new workplace manslaughter offence in Victoria. Putting people’s lives at risk is illegal and workplace manslaughter is now a jailable offence.

Similar to a Workplace Health and Safety Certificate IV or Certificate III, our courses arm you with the knowledge and skills essential for a successful career in horticulture safety. Learn real-world skills from industry experts and set yourself up for success in occupational health and safety. With flexible learning options both online and in-person, you can learn the way you want to.

We’ve helped both local and international students find their footing and get a strong start with a career in horticulture. If you’re not sure where to start, reach out to our educators today and we can help you work out which OHS course will be right for you.

What You’ll Learn

VEG SAFE Certifications and OHS course Melbourne covers everything you need to know to coordinate and manage health and safety in the workplace. From knowing how to identify hazards and comply with WHS laws, to the creation of complete WHS risk management systems, this course will put you in the best position to succeed in any workplace.

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Education opportunities include:

  • Hazard identification techniques
  • How to assess and control risks
  • How to create a plan for risk management
  • Workplace compliance
  • Establishing emergency procedures
  • Managing WHS compliance
  • Overall work health & safety

Career pathways and possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Health and Safety Officer

There are new horticulture jobs being created every single day. If you’re looking to get started, VEG Education can help you build the skills you need and ensure you have practical, real-world experience, making you attractive to employers. Whatever horticulture job you’re aiming for, VEG Education can set you on the path to get there. To get started, view our programs here.

Improve Health and Safety in Your Business

If you’re a business owner, having a staff member with formal training in Occupational Health & Safety can make an enormous difference, reducing accidents in the workplace and improving the work environment to make it a safer place for everyone using the space.

We’ve designed our courses with compliance and the changing legal landscape in mind, keeping the information relevant and timely to ensure you’re at the forefront of Occupational Health & Safety practices.

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We all know what it’s like…

Your business is going great (or not… COVID-19); you’re doing the things you know. But you also know that there are some pinch points in your business; some areas that could be safer, some processes you need to introduce.
But you’re frozen: I don’t know what to do? I don’t know where to start? Will the business afford it? Am I putting myself or business at risk?

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