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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.  VET FEE-HELP is available for this course, allowing you to study now, pay later.  Find out more about VET FEE-HELP here

Description

Course Structure

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
 
The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 8 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
 
Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.

Inclusions

All students will be provided with Smallprint Learner guides (online and/or hardcopy) for each unit of competency.

  • Access to fully customised online learning platfrom, MyUpskilled
  • Access to the Student Support Services (Help desk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
  • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
  • Trainer/Student Messaging System
  • Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
  • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider Lynda.com
  • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

 

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

A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
  • Projects
  • Scenarios/Case Studies

Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

Unit Outline

Unit Outline

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Work, Health & Safety.

 

Unit Code
Unit Name
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.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • WHS Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Safety / WHS Officer

Further Study

For information about Pathways to University, click here.

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