This qualification is suitable for 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.
VET Student Loan Information
VET Student Loans may be available for eligible students in approved Diploma level qualifications. The loan can be used towards Tuition Fees only and does not cover additional expenses such as textbooks, uniforms, equipment, travel, tools, and accommodation or general living expenses. Loan limits or caps may apply for some eligible courses and where a loan limit is reached for a course, students may be required to pay upfront for any remaining units.
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
|AQF Level||Level 5: Diploma|
- 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
Demonstrated currency such as working in the role of an OHS coordinator is also highly desirable.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Work Health and Safety Advisor, Work Health and Safety Facilitator
Standard Course Structure
To successfully complete this course, students must complete 9 units consisting of:
5 core units and 4 elective units.
|BSBWHS502||Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes|
|BSBWHS503||Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk|
|BSBWHS504||Manage WHS 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|
|BSBWHS509||Facilitate the development and use of WHS risk management tools|
|BSBWHS510||Contribute to implementing emergency procedures|
Online continuing students - enrol as per the following order:
Online new students - enrol as per the following order and into one cluster at a time.
Course Assessment Information
There are two course intakes, available in February and July.
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 of study for each unit.
|Course code||Course name||Short Course|
|BSB41415||Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety||No|
Is what I already know taken into account?
What else might I find useful?
Can I go on to further training?
Pathways from this qualification include BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety. Students completing BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety are able to gain credits into the Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety or Bachelor of Accident Forensics conducted through CQUniversity. Depending on your desired outcomes, CQ University has a wide range of training pathways in Occupational Health and Safety that may suit you.