Course detail

Qualification
Diploma
National code
BSB51315
Recognition
Nationally recognised – meets AQF standards
Awarded by
LMIT (RTO 31966)
Study mode
Online
Study load
Self-paced
(eg 8hrs a week/1 unit p/mth)
Duration
Up to 12 months
Entry requirements
Yes
Start date
Enrol anytime
Payment options
– weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment plan
– upfront payment
– credit card, bank deposit, cheque.

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RTO No. 31966

This course is approved by Centrelink for Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement.

Overview

This qualification is 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.

What will be my job title when I finish?

After successfully completing the Diploma of Work Health and Safety, you will have the qualification allowing you to work in any industry as a:

Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner
WHS Manager
WHS Practitioner
Senior WHS Officer.

Entry requirements

All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

What is the course structure?

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety includes 9 units.

5 core + 4 electives

Please refer to the table below for the units of competency and learning outcomes for the Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Units of competency

Core Units

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 *

Elective streams

General

BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of risk-management tools
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
Frontline Management

BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of risk-management tools
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

*Core units
For more information on the unit descriptions please contact one of our team.

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*Learning Guarantee

You will be successful in obtaining your qualification in the TWELVE (12) month timeframe or we will offer you a free THREE (3) month extension in which to complete your qualification. You must be deemed to be on track for completion in order to receive free THREE (3) month extension.

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Online self-paced

Our courses are delivered online and are self-paced, allowing completion of your course in the comfort of your own home or office, giving you the convenience and flexibility to study when you wish. You will have access to all the user friendly learning resources you need to complete your course.

You will have a timeframe of TWELVE (12) months to complete your qualification from the date you enrol. When you enrol into your course with LMIT, your log on details and access to your course materials and assessment will be sent to you almost straight away, allowing you to begin your course.

Recognition Assessment

If you already have the skills and knowledge required for all or part of the Diploma of Work Health and Safety, you will be able to use our Recognition Assessment process. Let us know if you would like some additional information on this and we can organise for one of our trainers to give you a call!