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Diploma of Work Health and Safety

BSB51312
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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.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Work Health and Safety

90.6%

Satisfied with the training
47.0%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Safety Inspector ( ANZSCO code 312611)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
6,000 persons were employed as Safety Inspectors in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: High Low Below average Average Above average High
No information available
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Safety Inspectors visit Job Outlook

All core units in BSB41412 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:

  • BSBWHS402A Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406A Assist with responding to incidents
  • This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    Total number of units = 9

    5 core units plus

    4 elective units of which:

  • at least 3 units must be Group A below
  • the remaining elective unit may be from:
  • Group A or Group B below
  • any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level or, if not listed below, from a Certificate IV or an Advanced Diploma.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet industry needs.

    Core units

    BSBWHS502A Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes

    BSBWHS503A Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

    BSBWHS504A Manage WHS hazards and risks

    BSBWHS505A Investigate WHS incidents

    BSBWHS506A Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

    Elective units

    Group A

    BSBHRM509A Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

    BSBWHS410A Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

    BSBWHS507A Contribute to managing WHS information systems

    BSBWHS508A Manage WHS hazards associated with plant

    BSBWHS509A Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools

    CHCFAM504C Respond to and contain critical incidents

    PUAWER003B Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resources

    OR

    BSBWHS510A Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

    Group B

    BSBINN601B Manage organisational change

    BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

    BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement

    BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    BSBWHS408A Assist with effective WHS management of contractors

    BSBWHS409A Assist with workplace monitoring processes

    TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Advertising and Marketing
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Community Services
    Cultural Industries
    Education Administration
    Financial Services
    Government Administration
    Health and Community Services
    Public Administration
    Retail Services
    Services Industry



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    Student outcomes for Diploma of Work Health and Safety

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Work Health and Safety

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    Professionals
    50%
    Professionals
    Managers
    20.5%
    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    11.4%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $68,000

    $47,200

    $44,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 92.7 92.2 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    88
    78.5
    8.9
     
    86.6
    40.8
    45.5
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    5.2*
    4.7*
    28.3
     
    17.6
    4.5
    13.5
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) 90.6 81.5 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 47 77 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 92 97.5 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 80.2 88.6 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) 93.8 91.3 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 68,000 47 200 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Professionals
    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
    50
    20.5
    11.4
     
    56.5
    21.6
    5.8
     
    30.7
    21.6
    14.5
    Top Industries (%):
    Construction
    Public Administration and Safety
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
     
    16.6
    11.7
    11
     
    60.7
    9.3
    4.6
     
    28.6
    10.3
    7.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Employed after training (%) - 91.7 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 47 600 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.1 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 81.3 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 89.8 84.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Employed after training (%) - 57.9 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 32 800 39 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 38.2 32.3 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.6 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82.2 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Construction
    16.6
    Construction
    Public Administration and Safety
    11.7
    Public Administration and Safety
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
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