2 day – Role of a Return to Work
Coordinator training

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Who would benefit from this training?

  • Return to Work Coordinators, Employers, Managers and Supervisors.
  • This course provides participants with detailed information to assist them facilitate the successful return to work of injured workers in accordance with the Workplace Injury Re-habilitation Compensation Act 2013.

Learning outcomes

Day 1

  • Explain why return to work is important.
  • Prepare your workplace for return to work.
  • Provide a detailed account of the responsibilities of a Return to Work Coordinator, including the key strengths expected in this role.
  • Explain your employer’s return to work obligations – providing employment, planning, return to work, consulting, making return to work information available to workers and nominating return to work coordinators.
  • Understand how to make return to work arrangements.
  • Provide background information regarding the scheme and relevant legislation that will assist them in providing advice to employers.

Day 2

  • Provide support to the injured worker in the workplace through the use of a variety of methods, techniques and tools.
  • Respond to workplace injuries to provide support to injured workers, and to prevent further injuries.
  • Explain the involvement of external parties involved in return to work and methods for effective communication with them.
  • Identify sources of assistance that can help you to fulfil the responsibilities of the Return to Work Coordinator role.
  • List resources and publications that reference return to work, the role of the employer, injured worker and Return to Work Coordinator.


  • Online training – November 16th & 17th, 2021
  • Online training – December 14th & 15th , 2021
  • **Please be aware these dates are subject to change.