BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
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.
Pathways into Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include:
BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or other relevant qualifications
extensive vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.
Note: This qualification or specific units of competency may satisfy some requirements for WHS skilled and practising advisors. Persons seeking certification should check the requirements with certifying bodies.
Pathways from Diploma of Work Health and Safety
BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety.
Entry Requirements for Diploma of Work Health and Safety
All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:
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
Packaging Rules for Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Total number of units = 9
5 core units plus
4 elective units of which:
at least 3 units must be Group A
the remaining elective unit may be from:
Group A or Group B
any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level or, if not listed below, from a Certificate IV or an Advanced Diploma.
NOTE: The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet industry needs.