Diploma of Work Health and Safety

BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is a nationally recognised qualification that provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to work as a Work Health and Safety (WHS) practitioner. The course is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles of WHS management and to develop the skills required to implement and maintain a safe workplace.

Course Duration

6 to 12 months

Course Requirements:

  • 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

Course Delivery:

This course may include written assignments, case studies, workplace projects, practical demonstrations, and workplace observation. Students will be required to demonstrate their competence in all units to achieve the qualification.

Units of Competency:

  • BSBHRM530 Coordinate rehabilitation and return to work programs
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
  • BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Course Outcomes:

Graduates of the BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety can expect to find employment as WHS coordinators, WHS managers, WHS advisors, or as part of an organization’s WHS team. The course provides graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to manage WHS risks and hazards, develop and implement WHS management systems, and investigate incidents and accidents

Victorian Skills First Program

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.  Eligibility criteria applies.


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