Diploma of Work Health and Safety
5 Days Face to Face
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* Please see Requirements section before enrolling into this course.
* Just 5 integrated assessments plus small work-based component
* Access to top WHS industry/teaching experts for help along the way
* Assessments marked quickly
* Certificates issued quickly once candidates deemed competent
* Option to seamlessly upgrade to full face-to-face if you decide online learning is not for you (you just pay difference between online and face to face)
Our BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety qualification aims to give students the underpinning knowledge required to manage WHS within the workplace.
This qualification is particularly 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.
We are a Nationally Recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).
|Qualification:||Diploma of Work Health and Safety|
|Delivery mode:||Face to face|
|Course duration:||5 consecutive business days, usually from Monday to Friday|
|Entry Requirements:||Core units Cert IV WHS|
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|Online Diploma WHS Cost:||$999|
This course is also available by online delivery distance training. Check here for details.
Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) requires completion of 9 units of competency (5 core and 4 electives). BSB51315 has been packaged by CBD College to meet the packaging rules as follows:
5 Core Units:
|BSBWHS502||Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes|
|BSBWHS503||Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk|
|BSBWHS504||Manage WHS hazards and risks|
|BSBWHS505||Investigate WHS incidents|
|BSBWHS506||Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems|
4 Elective Units
|BSBWHS408||Assist with effective WHS management of contractors|
|BSBWHS507||Contribute to managing WHS information systems|
|BSBWHS509||Facilitate the development and use of hazard management tools|
|BSBWHS410||Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives|
You are only eligible to enrol into the CBD College Diploma of Work Health and Safety if you hold the core units of BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety:
|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|
An original of the academic transcript listing the abovementioned Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units will be required to be shown to trainers on Day 1 of the course. Once we take copies and have them certified, we will pass you back the original.
Pathways From The Qualification
After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety.
You will need to complete your assessment work after the face-to-face component of the course. We give you a maximum of 12 months from the end‐date of your course to submit your assessment tasks. Feedback has suggested that average to excellent computer skills along with WHS experience can greatly lower the time spent on assessments.
A laptop with Microsoft Office installed is essential for this course (Microsoft Office 2007 or later version for PC, Office 2010 version for Mac).
The programs Powerpoint and Excel are also highly recommended as there are Powerpoint presentations on your student portal which you can view and excel is demonstrated in class and is an excellent program for WHS managers to know how to use.
All assessment documents are written in Microsoft Word.
You will need to be competent using this program. It is essential that if you do not know how to use this program that you seek tuition before your course commences.
The laptop needs to be Wi-Fi enabled so that you can access the internet wirelessly from the training room using our Wi-Fi connection. You will be required to bring a laptop on every day of the course.
There are 5 integrated Assessments as part of the CBD College Diploma of Work Health and Safety. The assessment methods to be used during this program will be role plays, review of templates, reviews of project reports and written questioning based on scenarios.
- There are underlying skill requirements of the BSB Business Services Training Package units.
- Candidates are advised that they will need to possess effective language, communications and interpersonal skills and have the ability to write a range of documentation.
- Candidates will also be expected to read and interpret training packages, develop and document learning programs, present information, use technology and prepare various records and documents. Furthermore, cognitive skills in planning, research, interpretation, analysis and synthesis form part of the skills requirements of many units.
- Candidates with special needs are advised to email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to booking so that reasonable adjustments to training and assessment can be contemplated.
- Where a student has an identified need for assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, CBD College’s trainers and assessors will endeavour to provide this assistance directly.
You will need to bring to class the following: photo ID and a pen and paper for taking notes. All resource files can be found in your student portal. A text is given out on Day 1. Neat, comfortable clothing is required to be worn.
You are also required to bring in your original academic transcript showing your prior attainment of the core Cert IV WHS units. Once we take copies and have them certified, we will pass candidates back the originals.
Access to the student portal is provided upon enrolment and we recommend that you read the resources and assessments found there at this point. You will be given access to an e-book in your resources which will be a great source of knowledge for you during your course and a great resource for you as you enter the WHS world.
Issuance of Certificates
You will need to submit your assessments and wait for them to be assessed. This can take up to 10 or so business days. Once you have been marked as competent in all assessment task requirements you will be notified via email. Your Certificate and Record of Transcript will be posted to you within 10 Business days of receiving your completion email.
Ian Freeman - Melbourne CBD
Ian Freeman holds an Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, an Advanced Diploma of Management, a Diploma of Hospitality Management and a Cert IV TAE. Ian originally came from the hospitality industry where he spent many years as the Kitchen Manager of The Vine Hotel and the Lower Plenty Hotel. Since then, Ian has had extensive experience training Diploma of Hospitality/Occupational Health and Safety, Cert II, III, IV Commercial Cookery/Patisserie and Cert IV TAA. This strong training background has seen him develop skills in mentoring students, designing and delivering off site training workshops and developing training and assessment material for Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level classes.
In his most recent position as OHS Manager and Trainer at the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology, Ian was responsible for completing safety audits, risk assessments and producing health, safety and wellbeing programs for internal and external stakeholders. He was also responsible for resource development on a significant scale.
Ian comes on board with CBD College as our permanent OHS trainer in our new training room in the Paramount Centre, Melbourne.
Phillip Gal - Perth CBD
Phillip has a long history working in the resource sector and for emergency services across Australia. He began his career in NSW and obtained his trade qualification in fitting and turning for a large international mining company. After a decade of trade experience in the mining industry he began the development of his occupational health and safety career.
Phillip has worked as a firefighter with the NSW Fire Brigade and as a St John Ambulance volunteer in Port Hedland. In 1999 Phillip started working as an Emergency Services Officer / Industrial Medic and led response teams to manage emergencies within the mining industry, in remote parts of WA.
He began as a trainer in 2000 when he started teaching first aid for St John’s in Port Hedland. He added to his knowledge and experience and has enjoyed passing this on through training such as First Aid, Advanced First Aid and Advanced Resuscitation.
After leaving the mining industry Phillip has used his knowledge in safety and training as an Evacuation Consultant and contract safety adviser and trainer, assisting companies develop their Emergency Management plans to meet their requirements across WA. Phillip has been conducting WHS and First Aid training for CBD College for two years.
Steve Barrett - Sydney CBD
Steve has spent his whole working career in occupational health and safety, starting at WorkCover New South Wales. He worked there for seven years before leaving for similar roles in private enterprise.
There is not much with regards to safety that Steve has not seen or been involved in, in his long career. Highlights include acting in the position of National OH&S Manager of a major Australian company, conducting countless training/auditing/site inspections, delivering general and site specific OH&S inductions in the field.
Steve finds great stimulation in training others and he enjoys the passing on of his years of knowledge of safety procedures and OHS legislation to future safety officers.
Steve holds a Bachelors Degree in Occupational Health and Safety. Steve also holds a Cert IV TAE.
Sydney CBD :
Our training rooms in Sydney are located in the heart of the city across the road from the new Apple store on George St. If travelling by train, get off at Town Hall and walk down towards Circular Quay on George St for 2 blocks.
Exact address: Suite 2, Level 10, The Dymocks Building, 428 George St, Sydney, 2000.
Melbourne CBD :
Exact address: Shop 1, Bourke St Level (Ground Floor), The Paramount Retail Centre, 108 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Exact address: Suite 5, Level 1, 150 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6004.
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