Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51319

Expertise in work health and safety is highly valued in Australian organisations. The ability to assess and minimise risks and hazards can save lives, and ensure companies and government departments remain compliant with their legal requirements.

Therefore, having a formal qualification in work health and safety makes you a valuable asset in a range of sectors. Our Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51319 can help you get to the next level in your WHS career.

This nationally recognised qualification will give you the confidence to manage and implement workplace health and safety policy and regulations, and use your substantial knowledge and well-developed skills in many WHS contexts.

This is currently one of the most in-demand courses in Australia. The people who complete the course are often:

  • graduates of the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419
  • senior-level staff who want formal recognition of their WHS skills
  • industry workers or people in high-risk industries/positions who want to expand their WHS knowledge
  • people who want to improve their employability.

This qualification will give you a wealth of skills and knowledge in areas such as:

  • WHS consultation processes
  • WHS risks and hazards
  • workplace incident management and response
  • WHS management systems
  • emergency procedures
  • risk management tools.

The units in this course have been chosen in consultation with industry experts and our facilitators. They contain real-life case studies and examples that are practical and applicable to the industry.

So, you can be sure that this course meets current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies you need to succeed. Before you can enter the diploma, you need to complete five units. If you need these five units we would suggest you purchase our bundled WHS course which includes these units.

Course Breakdown

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51319) requires the completion of 10 units comprising of 5 core units and 5 electives.

Students will have up to 12 months to complete this program. If the learner requires more time please see extension options in our student handbook or contact our office.

These units of competency have been selected in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to the industry.

In this course, students are required to submit audio and/or video projects. Students are required to source their own participants for these tasks.


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