WorkSafe advises caution when dealing with trainer – A & J Training and Assessing

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WorkSafe has warned workers undertaking training with A & J Training and Assessing that they may not receive a High Risk Work Licence after their training.

WorkSafe Director of Business Services Robyn Parker explained that A & J could not issue the Statement of Attainment a worker would require for a High Risk Work Licence to be issued.

“WorkSafe has recently received a number of queries about this particular trainer, and we need to warn the public that they may not receive the service they pay for if they deal with A & J,” Ms Parker said.

“A & J can deliver the training, but they are not a Registered Training Organisation and so cannot themselves issue valid Statements of Attainment.

“Statements of Attainment issued by A & J will not be accepted by WorkSafe, and as a consequence, a High Risk Work Licence will not be issued.”

Ms Parker said A & J would also contravene consumer laws if a licence applicant paid them for a service but did not receive the goods he or she had paid for.

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caroline.devaney@commerce.wa.gov.au

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10 Sep 2015

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