Silica Awareness Training


This Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness Training Online is for all workers and supervisors whose normal work duties present a reasonable likelihood of being exposed to dust containing Respirable Crystalline Silica (silica).

Discount structure for all courses (per enrollment)

0 to 5 No Discount
6 to 20 10% Discount
21 to 50 15% Discount
Over 50 20% Discount

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This online Awareness Training course has been developed to give workers and supervisors the general knowledge they need to identify and work safely with materials containing crystalline silica.

This training course will also assist employers in meeting their Work Health and Safety Legislation obligations in providing training in Respirable Crystalline Silica awareness to workers and supervisors.

The purpose of Respired Crystalline Silica Awareness training is to ensure workers understand where crystalline silica might be found and what steps are needed to take to stay safe. It is not intended to provide legal advice or answer complex questions.

Training will provide participants with information on:

  • Respirable Crystalline Silica and your health
  • Government oversight
  • Managing the risk
  • Monitoring and reviewing risk controls
  • Health monitoring requirements

The contents of this course is based on Model Work Health and Safety Laws and Model Codes of Practice relating to respirable crystalline silica.

Silica Awareness Course Content

This course content has been prepared by HSE Risk Pty Ltd risk management consultants and leading Occupational Hygienists together with input from legal practitioners. This course has been reviewed by an occupational health and safety systems auditor as to meeting the Respirable Crystalline Silica awareness training requirements under Model WHS Laws.

Collaborators on the course content are:

  • Certified Occupational Hygienists specialising in occupational hygiene including respirable crystalline silica with over 30 years’ experience.

Who is this Course for?

This Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness Training Online is specifically for all workers that conduct high energy activities such as cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, polishing and crushing materials containing crystalline silica which have the potential of generating Respirable Crystalline Silica (silica).


Once successfully completed, Students will be issued with a Certificate of Completion for the online Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness Training for personnel course.

Certificates can be downloaded by students in your account.

Please be aware that this course does not result in a Statement of Attainment for 10830NAT (or equivalent required in the ACT).

Key Facts

  • 100% Online Course – Complete your course quickly and easily online, no need to visit a classroom and no paperwork.
  • Same Day Certificate – Upon completion your certificate can be downloaded from your account.
  • Flexibility to learn at your own pace – We keep a record of how far you’ve progressed with your course, so you can complete it whenever you prefer.
  • This Course is suitable for workers in Australia.

Course Duration

Average completion time – 60 minutes.

Group Bookings

For group bookings, select the ‘Group’ function or review web page FAQs for more information. For specific requirements, simply contact us to discuss.

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have at least a Year 9 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Use a device that meets HSE Risk’s e-Learning system requirements. (We recommend modern desktop or laptop computers running Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Edge web browser).
  • A stable internet connection.
  • A device that can play sound.
  • Have a valid email address/account that is their own.


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“Excellent course to understand about silica dust and good images…. ”

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“Well presented course that provided comprehensive information on silica dust and controls…. ”

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“Great images and informative course…”

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