BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health & Safety
(BSB51319) - (Release 1)
Training Package: BSB Business Services Training Package (Version 1.0)
Study Modes: Classroom, Distance / E-learning, Blended, RPL
Pricing: $3990 - Classroom, $3500 - Blended,
$3500 - Online / E-learning, estimated $1995 - RPL
Classroom Special: $3500 (first 4 places only per course! - conditions apply)
GEM Online Campus
The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.
Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.
Study in a face to face classroom environment; supported by our Facilitator, Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Practical Activities and Class Discussion. Partial completion of Assessment Guides can be achieved in class time with the balance of Assessments completed in your own time
Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 - 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement. During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.
The Diploma of Work Health and Safety will develop your understanding and application of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) skills at a higher level. The qualification can be tailored to your industry, giving you relevant contexts for learning and skill application.
The Diploma of Work Health and Safety ensures your advanced qualification is up to date and of high quality. There is an extensive demand for WHS professionals in both the private and public sectors. Almost all industries are required by legislation to have a WHS professional on a team, which means opportunities for you to move forward in your career!
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.
To take the next step in WHS in your industry, enrol in this Diploma of Work Health and Safety today.
Career Opportunities/Vocational Outcomes
This qualification is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the Work Health and Safety (WHS) program in an organisation, such as Senior WHS Officer, WHS Manager or WHS Practitioner.
The Diploma of Work Health and Safety requires the completion of ten (10) units, consisting of five (5) core units and five (5) electives.
5 Core Units:
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes
- at least 3 units must be Group A in the Packaging Rules
- the remaining 2 units may be from Group A or Group B in the Packaging Rules or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Suggested Elective Units: (5 Required)
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
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
All core units in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41419) 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 maintainenance 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
Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this course, you could consider higher qualifications in this Training Package, the Training Package area of your vocational competence, i.e. Advanced Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB60619) or in the higher education sector. For instance, you may specialise in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) (BSB80515), or Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (BSB80615) or Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80215).
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of the program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.
Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree. Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit. Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical 'job ready' skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
A Graduate Certificate from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to postgraduate qualifications.
To enrol in the Diploma of Work Health & Safety today, please select your preferred course structure and commencement date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.
Alternatively, you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.
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BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health & Safety
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