This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who may or may not work under supervision, in the role of a safety coordinator or facilitator. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
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|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Preferred pathways for students entering this qualification include: BSB30712 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or other relevant Certificate III qualifications OR Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Possible job opportunities could include Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Work Health and Safety Officer, Workplace Health and Safety Facilitator, Workplace Health and Safety Administrator.
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 10 units, consisting of:
5 core units and 5 elective units.
|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|
|BSBWHS408||Assist with effective WHS management of contractors|
|BSBWHS409||Assist with workplace monitoring processes|
|BSBWHS410||Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives|
|BSBWHS510||Contribute to implementing emergency procedures|
|BSBWRT401||Write complex documents|
2018 Study Sequence
For students commencing this course in 2018, enrol as per the following instructions:
Online - enrol into all units from one cluster at a time as per the following order:
Mixed Mode - enrol into all units at once.
For continuing students who started their course prior to 2018, enrol into one or two units at a time as per the following order:
Course Assessment Information
There are two course intakes for 2018, available in February and June.
Duration and dates
This course is available online with teaching support available through Zoom tutorials, discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and should allocate 15 hours per week available for study for each unit.
2018 Mixed Mode
There is one course intake per location for 2018.
Duration and dates
This course is available to study online, and offers an optional 5 day residential school at each of the following locations:
There is one 2018 course intake available in January to attend an optional, on-campus residential school scheduled for 19 - 23 March 2018.
There is one 2018 course intake available in April to attend an optional, on-campus residential school scheduled for 28 May - 1 June 2018.
There is one 2018 course intake available in June to attend an optional, on-campus residential school scheduled for 16 - 20 July 2018.
There is one 2018 course intake available in September to attend an optional, on-campus residential school scheduled for 12 - 16 November 2018.
Full completion of the course is typically completed over a 12 month period. Online teaching support is available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Students will require self-motivation and must have 15 hours per week available for study for each unit.
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|BSB51315||Diploma of Work Health and Safety||No|
Once enrolled in the unit/s each term, students are provided with access to their online resources. These include readings, assessment, templates, case studies, videostreams, forums and online collaboration tools.
Access to a computer, internet connection, email and software (i.e. Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook and simple graphics program).
Students successfully completing this qualification may be eligible for credit transfer for 2-3 units in the Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) (Note: The Diploma of Work Health and Safety requires completion of 9 units).
On successful completion of the Diploma, students may be eligible for credit transfer towards CQUni's Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety or Bachelor of Accident Forensics.
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