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Offering Info

Diploma of Work Health and Safety

  • National Course Code: BSB51315
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB51315-01V02-19DUB-005

Location – Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

18 Nov 2019

Hours Per Week

4

Duration

18 Months

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their course fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.

Optional text book, incurs an additional fee of $50.00 - Archer, R. J. (2015). WHS: A Management Guide (4th edition) Cengage Learning.

Incidental Cost
  • Course Related Materials Charge - $50.00
Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
19DUB01246 UOS 1 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 18 Nov 2019 14 Feb 2020 06 Jan 2020 $475.00
20DUB00498 UOS 2 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 17 Feb 2020 15 May 2020 06 Apr 2020 $475.00
20DUB00501 UOS 3 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 18 May 2020 14 Aug 2020 06 Jul 2020 $475.00
20DUB00504 UOS 4 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 17 Aug 2020 13 Nov 2020 07 Sep 2020 $475.00
20DUB00507 UOS 5 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 16 Nov 2020 12 Feb 2021 07 Dec 2020 $475.00
21DUB00056 UOS 6 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety 15 Feb 2021 17 May 2021 06 Apr 2021 $475.00
Number Title
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
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
BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:
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
Attend an information session with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Thursday, 27 June 2019
Time: 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: Dubbo TAFE Campus, A.G. 22C
Teacher: Joanne Smith

Attendance is not necessary on all days, however, it is preferred, you have the option of making up days at other course locations or dates, contact the facilitators to discuss your options. Additional support is available via email, phone or arranged meeting with your facilitators.
For this campus-based course you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom at a local TAFE Western Campus. This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time. You will have up to 18 months to complete your assessment tasks.

This course is aimed at individuals who already have some workplace experience and qualifications in WHS.

There are formal entry requirements for this qualification, which are:
All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.
Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units, which have been mapped as equivalent:
- 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

TAFE West conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.
Your enrolment is not complete until you have finalised your fees.

Your facilitators are highly qualified with extensive workplace experience. They aim to help you understand the theory and apply it to the workplace using practical examples and hands-on tasks with regular feedback and guidance along the way. After the workshops, our trainers are available to give you extra support. A tutorial day will be offered where you can attend class and work on assessments under the guidance of a facilitator.

Units included in the standard Diploma of Work Health and Safety Offering from TAFE Western:

- 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
- BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
- BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
- BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
- BSBWHS408 Assist with effective management of contractors

A personalised study schedule will be set up for each student so that you can complete your course in your preferred timeframe.

Additional support is available via email, phone or arranged meeting with your facilitators.
This course is offered as a 5-day FAST TRACK workshop split into two blocks of 2 and 3 days, plus an optional tutorial day. You will have up to 12 months to complete and hand in your assessments.
Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.
Practitioners in a wide variety of WHS contexts

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601

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