BSB51315 Diploma in Work Health and Safety

Course Objectives

This Qualification may be suitable for experienced personnel within the security industry with a background in Safety Management and members of the security industry who are fulfilling Safety Management roles within their organisation, and wish to complete the Diploma in Work Health and Safety

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.

The qualification is the one of the most sought after Nationally recognised Qualifications within the security industry.

Participants receive comprehensive learning materials and trainer support. Presented using a combination of in class and external study or external only with an immediate start.

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Content

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is aimed at senior Management roles.

Participants in this program will gain practical skills and strategies to effectively and independently manage safety hazards, and provide specialist advice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Supervisory tasks such as investigating WHS incidents,
  • Managing WHS risks,
  • Managing effective WHS consultation,
  • Facilitating the use of hazard-management tools,
  • Manage and investigate workplace injuries and incidents
  • Use OHS laws and regulations to develop WHSMS;
  • Collect, analysis and present OHS data;
  • Develop consultative process with management, subcontractors and workers on OHS issues;
  • Demonstrate leadership when addressing OHS issues  in the workplace;
  • Develop and monitor workplace emergencies, including the testing of contingencies; and
  • Develop continuous improvement strategies on OHS issues

Designed For

Those with a good understanding of safety management; or those persons who want to extend their knowledge and experience in the field of security and safety management in the context of their current employment; or to improve future employment opportunities through formal qualifications.

This qualification is about providing the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to undertake job roles such as Safety representatives. This also relates to experienced OHS Representatives with Qualifications and skills obtained through other sources of employment or training; such as the Police Force. They may choose to formalise their experience by attaining this Qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning or Current Competency.

Prerequisites Stipulated By The RTO

  • Must live in and have a Western Australian residential address.
  • Applicants must demonstrate good language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. A LLN assessment may be conducted at pre-enrolment to assess whether the applicant requires LLN support for this training
  • Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this qualification
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills are also required for entry into this qualification.
  • 100 points of identification

Entry Requirements:

Must have 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 Contribute 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

USI Number Requirements:

All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.

Course Structure

The course is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group work activities and assessment activities are conducted throughout the course.

All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.

Course Outline

9 units must be completed (5 core units plus 4 elective units)

Core 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

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
  • BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
  • BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of risk-management tools
  • BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

How Is The Course Delivered?

The course will be delivered over a minimum of 16 weeks, with class attendance of 16 days, each with 8 hours of face to face delivery.

An initial 16 days of classroom attendance is required to commence the course; this is for those who are not seeking to RPL any units of competency; this is to deliver the initial course content. There is a requirement for students to undertake unsupervised learning in the developing the Security and Risk Management plan and ensure that supervised hours are being met.

Nominal training hours for this Qualification equals to 420 hours, which is broken down into 128 hours of supervised instruction and 292 hours of unsupervised activities in the development, implementation and management of a WHSMS plan

We understand that you may lead a high stress and fast paced life regardless of the industry you are currently in, so this course is delivered and completed by two methods; face to face of one day per week and a self-paced development of a final project throughout the course.

A training and assessment diary may be completed at enrolment or on completion of the face to face delivery phase to ensure that you are staying on track with your course completion. The point being, you complete your much needed qualification regardless of current circumstance or time restraints from where ever you are in Australia. You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

You will have access to our highly qualified industry experienced Trainer who can provide you with guidance to assist you with completion timeframes for each unit to suit your study goals! You also have access to the Trainer throughout your study period to answer any questions you may have or help you overcome any stumbling blocks you may encounter.

By participating in this course you challenge yourself to grow professionally. Investing in yourself and taking time to learn, practice and implement this knowledge will change your career and create

Assessment

To achieve a nationally recognised qualification, participants are required to complete an assessment project, complete course readings and written assessments. Assessment details will be provided with course materials.

Assessment due date – as agreed with the learner and outlined within the training and assessment plan

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is available to persons who have extensive experience in the Work Health and Safety space or related fields. If you have over 1 years experience fulfilling a OHS supervisory or management role, you should consider the RPL process by undertaking a self-assessment against the competency standards of this qualification.

Assessment is conducted via a detailed portfolio of evidence, workbook, questions and written scenarios to support your claim for RPL. Further information about the RPL process will be explained prior to enrolment with any of our training assessor. Where you and your Impact assessor can identify if there are any requirements for further training, you may choose to do this through the completion of individual units (at an additional fee).

Career Outcomes

This will be suited to the following job roles:

  • Work Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Work Health and Safety Advisor
  • Work Health and Safety Committee member
  • Work Cover Trainer and Assessor

Pathways

Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or
  • BSB50611 Diploma of Security and Risk Management, or
  • BSB60612 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Course Fees

Fee for service – $2,400 ($250 non-refundable deposit on enrolment)

RPL – $1,200 ($250 non-refundable deposit on enrolment) excludes gap training

Gap training per UoC $150 each

This course is not supported by VET Funding. We are priced to ensure we can make it accessible for you whilst also ensuring your education is of the calibre you desire and deserve. Where these two factors meet… you get our inexpensive and invaluable price!

Sometimes, depending on circumstance, it can be difficult to come up with a lump sum the moment you decide to enter into your new executive career so we have made available PAYMENT PLANS to enable a swift start!

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Cancellation policy

Deposits will not be refunded for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

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Course Cost: $2400

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