BSB60615 - Advanced Diploma of Work Health & Safety

          (BSB60615- (Release 1)

Training Package:       BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 1.0-2.0)

Study Modes:              Classroom, Distance / E-learning, Blended, RPL

Pricing:                        $4990 - Classroom,                     $3990 - Blended,

Nationally Recognised Training

                                     $3490 - Online / E-learning,         $2495 - RPL  

Classroom Special:  $3990 (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.

Blended Delivery

Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.

Classroom Delivery

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.

Time Commitment 

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.

Course Overview 

Business and Management

This course develops your understanding and application of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) skills at an advanced level. This qualification adds skills that meet national and international requirements in auditing, in addition to risk management, evaluation, understanding legislation and much more. It reflects the role of practitioners who apply advanced practical knowledge to coordinate, facilitate and maintain the Work Health and Safety (WHS) program in one or more fields of work in an organisation, such as a WHS practitioner or HR practitioner. They may work under the guidance of occupational health and safety professional.

This Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety 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!

To take the next step in WHS in your industry, enrol in the Advanced 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 Consultant to WHS Management, WHS Advisor, WHS Auditor, WHS Manager, WHS Risk Officer, WHS Specialist.

Course Structure

The Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety requires the completion of five (5) core & three (3) elective units.

5 Core Units:

BSBWHS601 Apply legislative frameworks for WHS
BSBWHS602 Facilitate WHS activities
BSBWHS603 Implement WHS risk management
BSBWHS604 Evaluate the WHS performance of organisations
BSBWHS605 Develop, implement & maintain WHS management systems

Elective Choices:

  • 1 elective unit must be from the listed electives in the Packaging Rules
  • up to 2 electives may be selected from the listed electives in the Packaging Rules, or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Advanced Diploma level
  • if not listed, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Diploma of any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited the course

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: (3 Required)

BSBWHS606 Conduct a WHS Audit
BSBWHS607 Apply ergonomics to manage WHS hazards and risks
BSBWHS608 Assist with applying occupational hygiene to manage WHS hazards and risks
BSBWHS609 Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks 

Entry Requirements/Pathways

All core units from BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

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

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 (BSB60615) 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).

Student Selection
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 Advanced Diploma of Work Health & Safety today, please select your preferred course date structure and commencement from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.

Alternatively, you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.

If you have any questions about this qualification or what else Scorpion can offer you, please contact our friendly staff via our online enquiry formemail, or over the phone.


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