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Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

Course Code: BSB51312
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The prominence of WH&S as an indicator of workplace welfare and productivity makes it a crucial strategic consideration for every organisation in the country. The vocational skills training articulated by the Diploma of Work Health & Safety - the informed application of relevant legislation, the identification of workplace hazards, risk assessment, emergency procedures, and workplace monitoring - is in high demand across industry, and entails the demonstration of competencies that go beyond their own immediate context.

Description

Course Structure

The Diploma of Work Health & Safety is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom or blended.

The online program provides full access to our customised online learning environment, MyUpskilled. The online program is conducted over a 12 month period and employs an approach that blends distance and online education in the management and delivery of learning resources.  MyUpskilled features, powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos and blogs.  Students receive regular training and assessment contact throughout the course.

Our classroom delivery requires attendance at 7 x full day workshops scheduled across 9 months of this 12 month program. This format allows students sufficient time between and after workshop completion to undertake self-directed learning, assignments, and out-of-class assessment. Workshops engage participants in active discussion, problem-solving exercises, networking opportunities, and presentations related to identifying and performing the key tasks of a contemporary WH&S professional.

Prerequisites

All core units in BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:

  • BSBWHS402A Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406A Assist with responding to incidents

 

Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

 

Assessment

Assessment is through participation in the 7 structured workshops as well as carrying out some workplace projects.

 

Inclusions

Upskilled courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, and certification upon successful completion. Lunch, and other refreshments, are included for classroom courses, while online trainer support is included for online delivery.

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The 7 workshops will address the following units of competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Work Health & Safety.

Compulsory Units

Unit Code
Compulsory Unit Descriptions
BSBWHS502A Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS503A Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBWHS504A Manage WHS hazards and risks
BSBWHS505A Investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS506A Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS410A Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWHS509A Facilitate the development of hazard-management tools
BSBWHS507A Contribute to managing WHS information systems
BSBMGT502B Manage People Performance

  
  

Career Outcomes

Career Outcomes

The new prevalence of Work Health & Safety as a regulatory issue means that dedicated professionals in the discipline can be found working within every sector of Australian industry. The Diploma of WH&S is designed to meet the needs of individuals with existing experience of the WH&S field, and of managers who are tasked with advanced responsibilities around the supervisory and compliance functions.

 

Further Study

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

Payment

Course Fees and Payment Options

Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
$70 per week with a $250 enrolment fee¹ $485 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $3,500, saving $390 (10% discount)

¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,890
²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,890

 

Government Funding and Incentives

At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.

*Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au

 

Centrelink Financial Support Services

This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including   Youth Allowance,   Austudy and   AbstudyClick here for more info.



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