Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2020
Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2020

BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals coordinating and maintaining the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation. The qualification applies to supervisors and managers who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

Entry Requirements

All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $5,560.00 (2020)
$5,560.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $556.00 (2020)
$556.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
Skill Area
  • Business Services
  • Safety
AQF Level Level 5: Diploma

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Students may work in the role of a Work Health and Safety Advisor or Work Health and Safety Coordinator.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

12 months part time.

This course is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Students should allocate approximately 12-15 hours per week of study. However, as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS531 Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS516 - Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
2 BSBWHS513 - Lead WHS risk management
3 BSBWHS519 - Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
4 BSBWHS522 - Manage WHS consultation and participation processes
5 BSBWHS515 - Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
6 BSBWHS517 - Contribute to managing a WHS information system
7 BSBWHS518 - Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
8 BSBWHS520 - Manage implementation of emergency procedures
9 BSBWHS531 - Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals
10 BSBWHS512 - Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Practical Task
Written/Electronic Assessment
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
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Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2021 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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