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Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS)

Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS)



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  • Course Duration:
    Maximum 12 months (with option to fast-track)
  • Start Date:
    Enrol Anytime
  • RPL / Skills Recognition:
    Yes for eligible students. (Click here for details.)
  • Government Funding:
    Yes for eligible students. (Click here to enquire.)
  • Provider:
    Wise Education Group
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  • Nationally Accredited:

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  • WHS Manager
  • WHS Practitioner
  • Senior WHS Officer

    All these Core and Elective Units must be completed to receive your qualification:

    Core 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

    Elective units

    BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems

    BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

    BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

    BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

The learning outcomes of this course include:

  • Communication - communicating effectively with personnel at all levels of the organisation, conducting effective formal and informal meetings, preparing reports for a range of target groups; using language appropriate to the work team and the task
  • Teamwork - consulting with individuals and parties to identify specific requirements for work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation; ensuring investigation team understands, identifies and applies the conceptual bases for the analysis
  • Teamwork - forming an appropriate investigation team, providing advice and support to individuals and parties during implementation of WHS policies
  • Problem-solving - applying knowledge of workplace hazards and risks to contribute to risk identification, developing actions, interventions and measures to prevent re-occurrence of incidents and identifying areas for WHS improvement
  • Initiative and enterprise - achieving change in WHS matters, identifying, addressing and documenting barriers to investigation and investigating WHS incidents in a systematic manner
  • Planning and organising - contributing to the assessment of resources needed to manage risk and, where appropriate, accessing these resources; developing and implementing a risk control plan and evaluating risk controls
  • Planning and organising - gathering and analysing relevant workplace information and data; managing projects
  • Self-management - contributing to the implementation of the WHS plan appropriate to own job role, contributing to review and improvement of the WHS management system (WHSMS) appropriate to own job role; managing own tasks within a timeframe
  • Learning - identifying how improvements will be implemented and resourced; identifying the roles and responsibilities, and training needs required for implementation
  • Technology - accessing and downloading internal and external information and data on WHS, using a range of communication media; using WHSMS and other software

    BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety

    All core units in BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:

    • BSBWHS402A Assist with compliance with WHS laws
    • BSBWHS403A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
    • BSBWHS405A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
    • BSBWHS406A Assist with responding to incidents