BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety

An expert in health and safety? Get recognised now.

If you've been performing Health and Safety operations in your organization, the skills and knowledge you've achieved in WHS consultation and participation, risk management, and WHS incidents may be worthy of formal recognition.

Perfect for those who wish to enter, be certified in, or improve job prospects for a position in Health and Safety, your skills in rehabilitation and return to work programs, health and safety initiatives, WHS hazards, critical incidents, and continuous improvement are key.

Promote Work Health and Safety today for a productive workplace tomorrow.

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Yes. All of our qualifications are issued by RTOs which have been approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver nationally recognised qualifications that meet national quality assurance requirements. This means that they are recognised by industry and educational institutions in all Australian states and territories as conforming to the required competency standards.

Yes. Because all of our qualifications are issued by reputable RTOs and contain the nationally recognised training logo, they each verify that a candidate has met the Units of Competency required to work in their industry occupation. These qualifications do not indicate how you have obtained the qualification (i.e. through RPL), and are exactly the same as a qualification received from a training provider through any other means.

Get Qualified Australia allows you up 3 months to complete the RPL process, however the actual duration is dependent on the length of time it takes you to provide your evidence. While this is generally 4 weeks, the quicker you submit your evidence, the sooner the process will be completed.

Once all the required evidence has been submitted and your evidence has been assessed, the RTO will then review and issue your qualification within 2-4 weeks, provided that no further evidence is required. This makes it possible for you to achieve your qualification in as little as 1 month, and up to 3 months.

Requests for extensions beyond the allotted 3 month period will be considered on an individual case basis.

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Please note that while our qualifications may help you meet minimum licensing requirements, only your state’s relevant licensing authority may issue you your licence. For more information about trades licensing, click here.

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.

 

Core Units 

Unit Code Unit Title

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

  

Elective Units 

Group A 

Unit Code

Unit Title

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

BSBWHS508

Manage WHS hazards associated with plant

BSBWHS509

Facilitate the development and use of risk-management tools

BSBWHS510

Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

CHCFAM504C

Respond to and contain critical incidents

PUAWER003B

Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resources

  

Group B 

Unit Code

Unit Title

BSBINN601

Lead and manage organisational change

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

BSBMGT516

Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS408

Assist with effective WHS management of contractors

BSBWHS409

 Assist with workplace monitoring processes

TAEDEL401A

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

 

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

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

Visit Get Qualified Australia’s Trade Licensing page for more information surrounding licensing

  • Get Qualified Australia Institute - Provider Code 41094

  • Asset Training Australia - Provider Code 31718

  • Diverse Training Concepts - Provider Code 88182

  • DNA Kingston Training - Provider Code 6811

  • National Training - Provider Code 21792

  • OZTECH Trade Training College PTY LTD - Provider Code 40997

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