BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


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.


This qualification advances the skills of a Work Health and Safety Practitioner across a broad range of sectors, including business and retail administration, advertising and marketing, community services, education administration and financial services.


BSB60615 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered via flexible delivery. This course is an approved VET Student Loan course. The Vet Student Loan maximum tuition fee cap is $5,000. For more information:

Entry Requirements

All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies. Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving earning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes 40 $44.00
BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk 40 $44.00
BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks 50 $55.00
BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents 50 $55.00
BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems 50 $55.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems 50 $55.00
BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant 60 $66.00
BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of WHS risk management tools 40 $50.00
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures 40 $50.00

Course Assessment

  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,288
Concession $836
RPL Government Subsidised $844
RPL Concession $194
RPL Self-funded $1,266
Self-Funded $2,710

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Concession for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses applies only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2019 July Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online