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BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety

National ID: BSB60615 | State ID: AVR0

Do you have what it takes for an in-demand career managing workplace safety?

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a WHS manager. This course provides you with the depth of knowledge to operate as a manager in the safety industry, or as a safety expert in any industry.

Gain these skills:

  • develop and implement WHS management systems
  • evaluate WHS performance
  • conduct audits
  • investigate incidents
  • analyse data
  • develop crisis management processes

Entrance Requirements


Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

This course requires the following for entry  Completion of BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety or the 5 core units listed below. 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
Important information

Students must have access to a workplace to be able to complete the assessment tasks with a third party sign off.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie Campus - Part Time-Self Paced


Fees and charges


Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Thornlie Campus
How Part Time
Self Paced
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Page last updated July 11, 2019