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.
- Virtual classroom ( group sessions only )
- Self-paced learning
Our 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.
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
The BSB51315 Diploma of Work, Health and Safety is designed for those people who are working in a broad range of industries in roles such as: safety officers, site safety managers and safety personnel.
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.
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 and assist with responding to incidents.
The course may prepare you for the following jobs:
$105,269 Avg Salary
$84,512 Avg Salary
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.
- 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
- 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
Twelve (12) months is allocated for completion of this qualification.
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?
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