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Diploma of Work Health and Safety

National ID: BSB51315 | State ID: AVV6

 

Do you have what it takes to step into an in-demand career managing workplace safety?

When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to coordinate and maintain a WHS system or program, investigate incidents, manage risks, manage and improve employee health and wellness across your workplace, improve legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency, and morale.

Entrance Requirements:

All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • 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

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Carlisle
Murdoch
Thornlie
Duration One semester full-time.
How Full Time (On Campus)
Online
Part Time
When Available Semester 2, 2017

When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems BSBWHS506 AUM23
Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk BSBWHS503 AUM38
Investigate WHS incidents BSBWHS505 AUK76
Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS502 AUI78
Manage WHS risks BSBWHS504 AUL12

2 Group A Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives BSBWHS410 AUK21
Facilitate the development and use of WHS risk management tools BSBWHS509 AUI74
Manage WHS hazards associated with plant BSBWHS508 AUK71

3 Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with effective WHS management of contractors BSBWHS408 AUI03
  • This course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in Semester Two 2017, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2017 and before June 12th, 2017.
  • Online courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information
    call: 1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

  • Curtin University
  • Edith Cowan University
  • Southern Cross University

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Page last updated May 30, 2017