Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51319)

Become a Qualified Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) Advisor or Coordinator.

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Course Details


Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51319)


Part-time: 12 months
Full-time: 14-16 months


100% Online

Payment Options

From $51 per week on a flexible payment plan


The College For Adult Learning | RTO#22228

Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer, or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets (eg: Google Docs, iWork, etc)
  • A PDF Reader installed
Course Accreditation

Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

Learn How to Effectively Plan, Manage, and Execute WHS Policies And Guidelines To Ensure Workplace Safety In Any Organisation.

Looking to upgrade your skills in work, health and safety; seeking a promotion with your current employer, or simply want to get qualified in WHS but don’t know what can give you a solid qualification to achieve them?

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51319) is a nationally-recognised qualification that will help you equip the skills and knowledge you need to effectively and efficiently implement a safe work environment, provide safe equipment and structures, and guarantee the health and well-being of workers and their conditions in the workplace.

Detailed course modules will educate you about everything you need to know about communicating with influence, leading WHS risk management, managing and implementing of emergency procedures, WHS compliance of contractors, and initial response to investigating WHS incidents, and more.

Whether you’re a business owner, WHS worker, or a professional looking for a career change into the work health and safety (WHS) industry, completing this nationally-recignised course will help you develop key occupational health and safety skills, learn how to make informed decisions, and better communicate with employees and stakeholders in any organisation or industry.

Flexible Study Options To Suit You:

  • Self-paced learning, 100% online.
  • Fit your study around your lifestyle – not the other way around.
  • Study for how long you want, when you want.
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials.
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet.
  • Payment plans that can be tailored to your budget.
  • Generous 24-month enrolment period, with free course extension and deferral options

Study From $51 Per Week
Unable to pay for your course upfront? With a wide variety of affordable payment plan options starting at just $51 a week, you can choose a payment plan to perfectly suit your lifestyle and budget.

You may be eligible for an AIHS membership
If you are studying WHS and not currently working full time you may be eligible for a free 12-month student membership with The Australian Institute of Health & Safety (AIHS). As an AIHS member, you’ll have access to professional development resources, webinars led by health and safety recruiting agencies, professional networking groups plus much more.

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The College for Adult Learning

The College for Adult Learning formed as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in 2009, and through their dedication to outcomes-focused, practical training solutions with unparalleled support and flexibility, they’ve been making a real difference in thousands of lives over the last 10 years.

This institution was founded by a team of dedicated senior executives from the TAFE/University sector inspired by adult learners across Australia desperate for relevant courses, tailored learning, practical study options, comprehensive support, work-ready skills and real outcomes.

  1. BSBCMM511 Communicate With Influence
  2. BSBLDR601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change
  3. BSBWHS513 Lead WHS Risk Management
  4. BSBWHS515 Lead Initial Response To And Investigate WHS Incidents
  5. BSBWHS516 Contribute To Developing, Implementing And Maintaining An Organisation’s WHS Management System
  6. BSBWHS519 Lead The Development And Use Of WHS Risk Management Tools
  7. BSBWHS522 Manage WHS Consultation and Participation Processes
  8. BSBWHS520 Manage Implementation Of Emergency Procedures
  9. BSBWHS514 Manage WHS Compliance Of Contractors
  10. BSBWHS517 Contribute To Managing A WHS Information System
  • Work Health Safety Coordinator
  • Health Safety Advisor
  • Health and Safety Manager

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must hold the core units from the Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51319) or equivalent competencies:

  1. BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  2. BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  3. BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management 
  4. BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  5. BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

If you do not hold the prerequisite units you can speak to the Learning Consultants from The College for Adult Learning who can help you create a custom package to achieve your diploma.

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