Course Code: BSB51315
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The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is Australia’s latest safety management qualification and is a great way to build on your existing OHS and WHS knowledge. With safety management becoming more important every day, it is vital that organisations have trained leaders with the skills to reduce risk factors and comply with the current safety legislation.
The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is the ideal qualification for existing OHS/WHS Managers looking to formalise their skills, or someone looking at expanding their career opportunities within the Safety industry. Inspire offers this valuable qualification online to allow learners to start any time, and study from anywhere in Australia.
Whether you are a busy person wishing to start the health and safety Diploma straight away to fit in with your lifestyle or someone living or working more remotely, our online Diploma of Work Health and Safety course option may be best for you.
Inspire Education is a specialist in delivering this essential Health and Safety management qualification, the Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51315 (also known as the Diploma WHS) and online learning is our most popular delivery option. Individuals, as well as small, medium and large organisations across many industries trust Inspire to deliver the Diploma of WHS online because we have worked to ensure that our Online course is as easy to follow and accessible as possible, and is backed up by unparalleled support with an expert trainer so students always have someone to help them when they need it.
The Diploma of WHS is now the minimum requirement for anyone wishing to work at a safety management level. By studying your Diploma of WHS online no matter what your individual circumstances, and no matter where in Australia (or the world) you are, you can undertake Inspire’s Diploma of Work Health & Safety Online Course, and because this course is self-paced you can enrol right away and are able to complete it as quickly as you want.
During our Online BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety Course you will learn how to coordinate Safety Management Systems and participate in the maintenance of these systems. As an OHS/WHS professional at management level the need to apply risk management principles to day to day processes is vital in any industry workplace. The Diploma will teach you this, along with how to manage hazards in all work environments including industrial factories or warehouses, mining sites or constructions sites. Additionally, you will be taught the process of investigating WHS incidents and how to compile your findings into a report. In summary, studying the Diploma of Work Health and Safety online with Inspire Education will give you the ultimate flexibility, whilst ensuring that you have all of the skills to be a confident and capable safety supervisor or manager.
The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) is comprised of 9 units – 5 core units plus 4 elective units.
BSBWHS502A – Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS503A – Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBWHS504A – Manage WHS hazards and risk
BSBWHS505A – Investigate WHS issues
BSBWHS506A – Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of a WHS system
BSBWRT401A – Write complex documents
BSBWHS507A – Contribute to managing WHS information hazards
BSBWHS509A – Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools
BSBWHS501A – Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
We use training resources developed by Compliant Learning Resources.
Before undertaking this qualification, students must have successfully completed the 5 Core units of the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415). It is also recommended that you have sound language and literacy skills, as well as basic word processing skills.
During your course you will need to be able to access a workplace to complete the workplace-based assessments (this can be a present workplace or a friend/colleagues, alternative arrangements can be made for those in between work without access to a workplace).
To support your studies you will be provided with qualified trainers, all learning materials, flexible delivery options including support via telephone and our Student Messaging system.
Students will need to have:
• Access to a computer (PC or Mac) with Internet
• Adobe Flash Player 7
• Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
• Microsoft Word 97 or later (for PC)
• Access to a workplace
RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. To apply for RPL, simply complete an enrolment form indicating that you would like to apply for full/partial RPL. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will receive a call from your trainer to go through all potential RPL opportunities, before sending through an RPL pack to help with evidence collection. In this way the RPL process is seamless and simple.
The Online Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51315 course is available so you can start your course anytime, and virtually straight away. The reason that this is our most popular method of delivery is because you can start working towards your career goals quicker, without having to wait for course dates or intakes. It is no surprise that in our busy modern world most students prefer to study this way at their own pace from home, allowing them to study online whilst working around their lifestyle. Through online/distance-learning, you can enrol in your course straight away, and Inspire Education offers a continual student intake on this basis, utilising online course learning resources as well as other electronic course materials.
Online Diploma of WHS courses have a course duration of up to 12 months.