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 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety BSB51415

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety is a nationally recognised, competency based qualification. The course consists of nine (9) units of competency from the Business Services Training Package (BSB).

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety is a course suitable for those 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. They may provide leadership and guidance to others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts.

This qualification combines best practice theory with practical examples of work application. Course participants will gain an understanding of the specialist skills and knowledge required to become an effective Safety Officer. Systec RTO’s team of experienced facilitators and assessors has extensive on the job experience across a broad range of industries. They offer real world examples to demonstrate how theory matches with the practical application in the workplace. This qualification can be delivered by our experienced trainers/assessors in a classroom setting or via Systec RTO’s online or distance learning programme.

Student Profile

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety is designed for those people who are working in a broad range of industries in roles as safety officers, site safety managers and safety inspectors.

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work, Health and Safety (WHS) or equivalent competencies are required as entry:

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

Pathways into Qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work, Health and Safety or other relevant qualifications OR vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles. Please note that this qualification or specific units of competency may satisfy some requirements for WHS skilled and practising advisors. Persons seeking certification should check the requirements with the certifying bodies.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this programme, course participants will be able to: Assist with compliance with WHS laws Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation process Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems Assist with responding to incidents

Structure

Participants are given 12 months to complete and submit the assessment activities. It is assumed that you will spend approximately 418 hrs in combined research, study and assessment.

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety involves the successful completion of nine (9) of the following units of competency including five core units and four elective units.

Core Units

BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

BSBWHS504 Manage WHS hazards and risks

BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents

BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Elective Units

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

BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

Duration

Twelve (12) months is allocated for completion of this qualification.

Assessment

Course participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including but not limited to: Completion of a portfolio of evidence Case studies Written questions Reports Assignments Third party assessment Multiple choice Demonstration

Assessment for the BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is against the competency standards within the Business Services Training Package (BSB). Most course participants can expect to spend between five and ten hours per week, at a minimum, outside of course delivery time, reading and completing their assessment tasks.

Where to Next?

BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work, Health and Safety

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Further Information

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