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BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

National ID: BSB51319 State ID: BEQ9
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Become a health and safety manager in your workplace.

Are you passionate about the health and safety of your colleagues, and maintaining a safe and secure workplace? The Diploma of Work Health and Safety provides you with the skills and knowledge to be employed in a senior work health and safety role.  

This course covers a suite of work health and safety responsibilities, including risk, hazard and emergency management, compliance requirements, investigating work health and safety incidents, operating management systems and psychological health and safety management. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in:

  • Work health and safety responsibilities for and control of a workplace
  • Risk, hazard and emergency management and compliance
  • Consultation, participation and investigation of work health and safety incidents 
  • Work health and safety management systems
  • Hazardous chemicals management 
  • Psychological health and safety management 

  • You wish to extend your knowledge and experience in safety to a management level in the context of your current employment  
  • You wish to improve future employment opportunities in safety management through formal training 

To enrol in this course, you must have: 

  • Good literacy skills to read, interpret and compile documents  
  • Good numeracy skills to collate and interpret data 
  • Reasonable computer skills sufficient to use the Microsoft Office Suite 

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Work health and safety manager 
  • Senior work health and safety officer 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)

Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety (external)

Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 2 Years
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,721.30 $0.00 $2,721.30
Concession $817.80 $0.00 $817.80

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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