Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315)

Diploma of Work Health and Safety - BSB51315
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Duration: 5 days
7.30am - 4:00pm
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Course Dates and Locations


cs-content-time 7.30am - 4:00pm


May July September November
22-26 May 2017 17-21 July 2017 25-29 Sept 2017 27 Nov – 01 Dec 2017

cs-content-location Construction Training Centre Address: Gate 2. Suite 1.4, 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury QLD 4107
Parking: On site. Ian Barclay Building - located through Gate 2 at 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury. Access to Gate 2 is via the slip road under the Beaudesert Rd overpass.
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Course Description

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The Diploma of WHS, available face to face in Gold Coast and Brisbane and online Australia wide will provide participants with a professional safety qualification enabling the graduate to fulfil the role of WHS Officer / Supervisor or Manager in an organisation.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at people who work, or wish to work, as professional WHS Officers at a workplace. Workers with these qualifications would include WHS Practitioners, Supervisors and Managers at both middle and senior management levels.

Course Content

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety available face to face in Gold Coast and Brisbane and online Australia wide, contains nine (9) competencies and are all completed at the pace of the student, with a maximum period of 18 months. Each unit has specific learning outcomes and is structured for self-paced learning. Upon completion of each unit, students are to submit the assessment tasks for marking.

To complete the Diploma course, all nine (9) WHS units must be passed.

  • BSBWHS502     Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS503     Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risks
  • BSBWHS504     Manage WHS risks
  • BSBWHS505     Investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS506     Contribute to the developing, implementing and maintaining of WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS507     Contribute to managing WHS information systems
  • BSBWHS510     Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
  • BSBWHS410     Contribute to work-related Health and Safety measures and initiatives
  • BSBHRM509     Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

Course Requirements

You must satisfy the following prerequisite requirements:

  • 5 core units from BSB41415 Certificate IV in WHS or equivalent
  • Extensive vocational experience in work health and safety roles


  • Experience in a safety role, which includes the development and review of safety systems
  • Language, literacy and numeracy for Diploma level and computer skills, e.g. basic word processing and ability to access internet resources.

Preferred pathway into qualification include: achievement of BSB41415 Certificate IV in WHS or equivalent, evidence of competency in majority of units for BSB41415 or extensive vocational experience in providing guidance on WHS matters. You will need to complete a Safety Skills Assessment to demonstrate the completion of a Certificate IV in WHS or a high level of relevant knowledge and skills in order to be accepted into the course.

Take a look at our other courses

Whether you need return to work coordinator training or a comprehensive white card course, we have the programs for you! For more information on our diploma of WHS available in Brisbane, Gold Coast and online Australia wide, or for any of our other courses, call us on 1300 OHSA 00 today.

Assessments and Awards

Participants who demonstrate competency by passing both the theory and practical assessments will receive a the qualification:

Diploma of Work Health and Safety – BSB51315

Participants who complete individual units will receive a ‘Statement of Attainment’ for those units.

Participants must complete this course within 18 months of course commencement.


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