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.
No workplace is complete without work health and safety guidelines and processes, and this course will give you the training to become the safety personnel in charge!
Study this Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) course online through Open Colleges and Integrated Safety Training and learn about the national work health and safety (WHS) laws that protect and regulate employees and workplaces.
This diploma will take you through the new laws designed to reflect today's workplace, covering everything from working from home to freelance, contract and volunteer roles. You will learn how to manage an effective WHS process in your work and be able to identify and manage WHS risks and incidents.
You will be equipped with a thorough understanding of the full WHS cycle, from establishing responsibilities, managing infrastructure and risks to emergency procedures, to dealing with incidents and rehabilitation processes.
To be eligible for this course, you must have completed the following core units from the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41412 or BSB41415):
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
You can satisfy this requirement by completing a Statement of Attainment in Work Health and Safety through Open Colleges. Enquire now to find out more about bundling this with the Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSBS51315).
Areas of study
In this work health and safety course, the subjects you will study include:
BSBWHS502 - Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS506 - Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS503 - Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBWHS504 - Manage WHS risks
BSBWHS505 - Investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS507 - Contribute to managing WHS information systems
BSBHRM509 - Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
BSBWHS510 - Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
Open Colleges offers flexible courses to suit your lifestyle.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) from Integrated Safety Training. This course covers current WHS legislation and practices, ensuring you walk away with a qualification that's up-to-date and in demand. You may pursue work in a range of work health and safety career roles, including:
RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.
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