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.
This course covers 9 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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The Diploma of Work Health and Safety equips you with the skills to ensure that your business or organisations staff are equiped with the right knowledge about safety and regulations. Being responsible for the safety of yourself and others can be daunting but with the right education and training it'll soon be part and parcel with your everyday job. The broad range of units covered in this course also sets you up for a myriad of career opportunities meaning you can work in really any industry.
Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) 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
Unlimited access to world leading video training provider
Lynda.com Access to Upskilled's
Student Rewards Program Prerequisites
All core units in
BSB41415 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.
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 reports/Portfolio Assessments
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.
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 BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implmenting and maintaining WHS management systems BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools BSBMGT502 Manage people performance BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
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:
Human Resources Officer
Safety / WHS Officer
For information about Pathways to University,
The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include The Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB60615)
Flexible Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825
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Terms and Conditions Apply Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled
Smart and Skilled is a reform of the NSW Vocational Education and Training System which provides participants with a great opportunity to obtain the necessary skills needed to pursue a career through Government-subsidised training. Eligible qualifications range from Certificate I right through to Advanced Diplomas.
This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374
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