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National code: BSB51319

Diploma of Work Health and Safety at TAFE Digital

Class details

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Delivery Method of course delivery.

Online

Duration

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

12 months

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Next intake

End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Time Commitment

Class and study time The average amount of time each week you’ll spend in class attendance and participation, directed study, and any required work placements. You may also need to do additional hours of self-directed study.

11 hours per week

Fee details

Full Fee This is the fee you'll pay for the course. Payment plans may be available for this course.

$6,930

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This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL).

Proposed timetable What time classes run

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

Additional information Other things to know

Assessments

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

  • Knowledge assessments: short answer, research tasks
    Practical skills assessments: demonstrations under observation, role plays using a fictional organisation or your own workplace as a basis
    Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving
    Some assessments may require you to record using a device (such as a smartphone) and submit via our eLearning portal. You may also need to source participants to support your role play work.

Work placement

Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

  • Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

    For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Materials needed

To complete this course, the following materials are required:

  • There are no materials needed for this qualification.

Additional entry requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
  • To successfully complete this course, you will need:

    • regular Access to a computer, laptop or tablet with standard business software (for example, Microsoft Office) to allow use of applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • regular Access to a reliable and fast internet connection
    • recording equipment such as a camera or smart phone
    • colleagues, friends or family members who are available and willing to participate in assessment role plays that are recorded and submitted for marking

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Work Health and Safety qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 10 Units of competency, including 5 core and 5 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Manage WHS consultation and participation processes BSBWHS522

  • Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation's WHS management system BSBWHS516

  • Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools BSBWHS519

  • Lead WHS risk management BSBWHS513

Course delivery Studying Online

Choose when and where you study. Set your own pace, with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload. Access your learning management system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is a highly collaborative space that involves more than simply reading and consuming.

You will interact creatively with content, teachers and your peers, improving your overall engagement with the course. Teaching staff are available to provide you with support, enabling you meet your course outcomes.

You may need to attend a vocational placement, on campus assessment and/or a teacher might need to observe and assess you in a real or simulated environment. Online courses require access to a computer with an internet connection.

Facilities

TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.

  • As an enrolled student with TAFE Digital you can access a range of support services to help you make the most out of your time as a student.

  • The careers counsellors at TAFE Digital can help you, whether you're currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in a course with your career direction, educational and vocational pathways or if you are experiencing difficulties that may affect your studies.

  • TAFE Digital offers great support to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

  • students with a permanent or temporary disability

  • people studying with TAFE Digital who are from multicultural backgrounds

  • students who are experiencing difficulties with learning and Study Skills.

  • We also provide information to students regarding their rights and responsibilities and educational options for students living overseas.

  • There is also our Technical Help page to assist you with some common student technical issues.

Student support

We're here for you. Get help and assistance with nearly every aspect of your study life - from study support and student resources, to counselling, guidance, and help finding jobs or accommodation.

  • Mon 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Tue 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wed 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Thu 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed