BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Are you employed in the Work Health and Safety industry? Are you interested in managing the safety and well-being of your colleagues? Do you want to get qualified and land a role improving safety practices in the workplace? This qualification is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the Work Health and Safety (WHS) program in any workplace or organisation.  It reflects the role of practitioners who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include:

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or other relevant qualifications, or extensive vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification. When you successfully complete this course, you may continue onto the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB60615.

Note: This qualification or specific units of competency may satisfy some requirements for WHS skilled and practicing advisors. Persons seeking certification should check the requirements with certifying bodies.

Who Is This Course For

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS) will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to implement work health and safety (WHS) regulations in the workplace. The qualification is nationally recognised so you can work a wide range of industries anywhere in Australia.

You will learn how to identify and control WHS hazards and risks, conduct a WHS audit and investigate WHS incidents, develop policies and procedures, implement WHS management systems, and manage rehabilitation and return to work programs.

Note: This qualification or specific units of competency may satisfy some requirements for WHS skilled and practicing advisors. Persons seeking certification should check the requirements with certifying bodies.

Qualification: 

Diploma of Work Health and Safety

National Code: 

BSB51315 

RPL:

$1,800

NRT Transparent

 

Entry Requirements

All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent.
• BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
• BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
• BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
• BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
• BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

OR have extensive vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification. Individuals who believe they possess equivalent skills and knowledge to the above may apply to be assessed for entry into the Diploma program.  This process will include a discussion with the course facilitator prior to entry into the program.

Core Units

This course consists of a total of 10 units. 5 core units plus 5 elective units, of which:
• at least 3 units must be from Group A below
• the remaining 2 units may be selected from Group A and/or Group B or from a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma, from any currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Elective Units

Group A Electives

  • BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
  • BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system
  • BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
  • BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
  • BSBWHS531 Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals

Elective Units

Group B Electives

  • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
  • BSBDAT501 Analyse data
  • BSBHRM530 Coordinate rehabilitation and return to work programs
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Are you eligible for RPL?

What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?  Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed skills, qualifications, knowledge or other experience relevant to your particular course. If you previously completed such modules, this may reduce the overall amount of learning or course units required that may allow you to achieve your qualification sooner.

If you believe that you have gained recognition through experience of your skills, knowledge or experience as part of your previous part-time, full-time or casual work, you may be eligible to apply.  To apply for RPL, you can contact us for more information.

Requirements for RPL

You will need to provide evidence to the assessor at Oz Health Safety and Training to demonstrate that you have the skills and knowledge required to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled in to receive credit.  Evidence for RPL that you submit must be current and may include:

  • Letters and references, including confirmation from your employers, clients or community groups
  • References from your paid or unpaid work experience
  • Samples of your work, including reports, articles or publications

Copies of original certificates or other documents must be certified by a Justice of the Peace (JP). Alternatively, you may bring the original documents to be sighted by the assessor to certify your copies.

You may also be required to undertake an interview, practical assessment or challenge tasks to demonstrate that your skills are current.

Training and Assessment delivered under the auspices and in partnership arrangement on behalf of Health Security & Education Pty Ltd  RTO 40907

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