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 (2021)
$5,900.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $556.00 (2021)
$590.00 (2022)
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.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
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


RPL

RPL Only

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
RPL
BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness More Information Training.gov Details
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
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system
BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
BSBWHS531 Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals
BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system

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

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

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

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

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

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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More Details

More Details

Course intakes for 2021 will be available in the first two weeks of each month, from February to October.  See below for the intake dates and allocation of units, inclusive of enrolment periods. Students may enrol in up to the 3 or 4 allocated competencies in each cluster, OR choose to enrol in only one or two units at a time, depending on the study load they wish to take on and when they wish to complete the qualification. The clusters shown below reflect a study pattern that contributes to the completion of the qualification in approximately one calendar year, but students may complete the qualification in a shorter period of time.


 

COURSE INTAKE DETAILS

CLUSTER

UNIT CODE & TITLE

INTAKE ENROLMENT

PERIODS

Cluster 1

§ BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system

 

 

February

1/2/21 – 12/2/21

March

1/3/21 – 12/3/21

April

6/4/21 – 16/4/21

May

3/5/21 – 14/5/21

June

7/6/21 – 18/6/21

July

5/7/21 – 16/7/21

August

2/8/21 – 13/8/21

September

6/9/21 – 17/9/21

October

4/10/21 – 15/10/21

 

§ BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management

§ BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools

Cluster 2

§ BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

§ BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents

§ BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system

Cluster 3

§ BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant

§ BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures

§ BSBWHS531 Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals

§ BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety