Certificate of capacity: FAQs for health professionals

How to understand the redesigned Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Victorian WorkCover Authority’s certificate of capacity.
Last updated

Sep 2014

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 122.63 kB

Document Length

7 pages

What it contains

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) have redesigned the Certificate of capacity. This was been done in line with evidence that says in general, work is good for a person’s health and wellbeing. We have also simplified the language, reduced the number of forms and made it accessible online. This will make it easier to support your patients’ return to work. This document explains:

  • changes to the new certificate
  • which health professionals can issue a certificate
  • how to get a copy of the new certificate
  • how to use the certificate
  • how to order the new certificate
  • how to complete the new certificate
  • where to get more information for the new certificate

At the end of the document, you’ll find a list of relevant resources you can use for more guidance and information.