BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Overview

This qualification is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the Work Health and Safety (WHS) program in an organisation. It reflects the role of practitioners who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to provide evidence of competency in all core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

·         BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws

·         BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

·         BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

·         BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

·         BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Applicants for the Diploma in Work Health and Safety are expected to:

        Be able to use a personal computer, including basic word processing, spreadsheet, email programs and internet search engines

        Have a demonstrated capacity in learning, reading, writing, oracy and numeracy competencies to Level 4 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). See Australian Core Skills Framework.

The above requirements could be demonstrated by applicants in a variety of ways such as:

        Having completed secondary school to year 12;

        Successful employment in a position that required use of computers in an office situation;

        Verified references from an employer indicating that the applicant has demonstrated the above requirements in their workplace;

        Via an interview process that assesses the applicant’s skills.

Work Placement Requirements

Not required

Licencing Requirements

Not required

Other Course Requirements

Students are required to complete the written assessments outside of class time, which depending on the students underpinning knowledge, may be approximately 15 hours per week

Course Length

Course length is 24 months

Course Locations

Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Roxby Downs, Adelaide

Delivery Modes Available

Full-time or part-time attendance at a group delivery in a venue conducted by a facilitator

Course Fees

Total course cost $4,000.00

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 9

5 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

at least 3 units must be Group A below

the remaining unit may be from Group A or Group B below or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Suggested Units

BSBWHS502        Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS503        Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

BSBWHS504        Manage WHS risks

BSBWHS505        Investigate WHS incidents

BSBWHS506        Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

BSBHRM509        Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

BSBWHS410        Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

BSBWHS507        Contribute to managing WHS information systems

BSBWHS408        Assist with effective WHS management of contractors

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Questions

If you have any questions regarding this course or would like to enrol, please contact us on:
Phone: 1300 885 697
Email: trainingpartnerships@ceg.net.au

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