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BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

National ID: BSB51319 | State ID: BEQ9

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.

Online studies enrolments in this course are available flexible / anytime, ongoing throughout the year.

Entrance Requirements


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

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

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 - Online study


Fees and charges


When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Self Paced
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Page last updated October 01, 2020