Diploma of Work Health & Safety Diploma of Work Health & Safety

BSB51315

Audience

Local government employees 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.

Course objectives

Identify key elements of governance in council, develop awareness of managing people performance issues, better understand budget preparation in council and develop the ability to review HR policies and procedures within council.

Provide quality and timely advice to council by enhancing their managerial, coordination and planning skills.

Course pathways

This course is intended to build your work health and safety skills for coordination and advisory roles to provide guidance and support to others in a wide range of organisation's and industries.

On successful completion of your course and all assessments, you will receive a Nationally recognised qualification outlining the course completed and the units within that course.

Course details

Course features
  • Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
  • Manage WHS risks and incidents
  • Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives and manage WHS information systems
  • Manage WHS hazards associated with plant and assist with effective WHS management of contractors.
Units
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
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
Pre-requisites
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ employment, working within the work health and safety related area or another area of a council where your responsibilities relate to Work Health and Safety; or
  • Have 12 months’ experience in a similar related position in the private or government sector.
  • 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 Contribue 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
  • Qualification/Statement of Attainment must be provided as proof of competency for the prerequisite units.
  • The qualification requires an underlying level of English language and literacy.
Delivery
Our instructor-led Diploma provides participants with interactive sessions including group discussions, case study reviews, question and answer sessions. Our training course includes all course training materials, assessment and mentoring/assistance by your allocated trainer.
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this course is 6 full days to be completed over a period of six months and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional areas of Queensland.
Fees
Please contact Peak for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.