Certificate III in Work Health & Safety (BSB30715)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: BSB30715
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; max 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Launch a rewarding career in WHS with the online Certificate III in Work Health and Safety course from Foundation Education. Work health and safety professionals play an invaluable role in the smooth operation of any business.

With the skills gained in this course, you'll become adept at performing a range of duties relating to the promotion of safe workplaces. Learn to conduct risk assessments and hazard identification in order to try and minimise or prevent potential workplace accidents, and how to effectively investigate and report on those that do occur.

You'll gain the knowledge to provide a valuable contribution to any team, and to ensure compliance with WHS legislation.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however applicants must have successfully completed Year 12.

Areas of study

In this WHS course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units:

  • BSBWHS302 - Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
  • BSBWHS303 - Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • BSBWHS305 - Contribute to WHS issue resolution
  • PUAWER001B - Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

Elective units:

  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBWHS406 - Assist with responding to incidents

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Work Health and Safety (BSB30715) from Foundation Education.

The qualification is the ideal entry point into a challenging and rewarding career in WHS. With businesses across just about every sector relying on the input of a qualified work health and safety officer, you could find yourself securing employment in a range of industries. Potential career pathways include:

  • Work health and safety officer
  • Safety representative
  • Supervisor with limited WHS responsibilities

Finance options

Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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