The BSB30715 Certificate III Work, Health and Safety is a nationally recognised, competency based qualification. The course consists of ten (10) units of competency from the Business Services Training Package (BSB).

The WHS cert III is suitable for people who take on work, health and safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team. The qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who apply a broad range of competencies in varied work contexts.

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Our team of experienced facilitators and assessors have extensive Work, Health and Safety on the job experience. Real world examples are offered to demonstrate how theory matches with practical application in the workplace. This qualification is delivered by our team of experienced trainers and assessors in a classroom setting or via our online or distance learning programme.

We have no hidden fees and offer full support for our students in all of our courses. We seek to achieve the best possible experience for students and employers in our training.

Student Profile

The BSB30715 Certificate III in Work, Health and Safety is designed for people who are working in a broad range of industries in roles as skilled operators who apply a broad range of competencies in varied work contexts.

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites or entry requirements for this course.

Pathways into the Qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include the BSB30715 Certificate II in Work, Health and Safety or other relevant qualifications OR vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles


After completing this programme, course participants will be able to:

  • Assist with compliance in relation to WHS laws.
  • Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes.
  • Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control.
  • Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems.
  • Respond to workplace incidents.


Participants are given 12 months to complete and submit all the assessment activities. Where participants in the certificate program do not currently have a role that involves active supervision or involvement in WHS/ OHS related duties or related experience it is suggested that approximately 350 hours study be considered as a bench mark for successful completion of this Qualification.

The BSB30715 Certificate in III Work Health and Safety involves the successful completion of ten (10) of the following units of competency including five (5) core units and five (5) elective units.

Core Units

BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

BSBWHS303 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

BSBWHS305 Contribute to WHS issue resolution

PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations.

Recommended Elective Units

BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace


Twelve (12) months is allocated for completion of this 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/projects Multiple choice Third party assessment Demonstration.

Assessment for the BSB30715 Certificate III in 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?

BSB41415 Certificate IV Work, Health and Safety

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