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Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

BSB30715
Average Course Fee: $1550
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification is suitable for skilled operators who take on Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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

87.9%

Satisfied with the training
45.8%

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
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
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 = 10

5 core units plus

5 elective units, of which:

  • 3 units must be from the elective units below
  • 2 units may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • If not listed, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate II or Certificate IV from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
  • Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

    Core Units

    BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

    BSBWHS303 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

    BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

    BSBWHS305 Contribute to WHS issue resolution

    PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

    Elective Units

    BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace

    BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity

    BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships

    BSBINM301 Organise workplace information

    BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation

    BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

    BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

    BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

    BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

    CPPWMT3044A Identify wastes and hazards

    HLTAID003 Provide first aid

    HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situation

    PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Occupational Health and Safety Assistant
    Occupational Health and Safety Representative
    Office Manager (Occupational Health and Safety Responsibility)
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Occupational Health & Safety



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    This RTO can offer VET Student Loans for certain approved courses. A VET Student Loan is a capped loan from the Australian Government to help you pay your tuition fees. Your initial loan debt amount (loan and loan fee, if applicable), plus indexation, must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The amount for the 2016-2017 income year is $54,869.

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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

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

    77.8%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    11.7* %

    Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    25%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers
    20%
    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    15.8%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $48,000

    $44,600

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 96.2 85.3 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    91.6
    83.2
    8.4*
     
    76.4
    27.9
    48.4
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    16
     
    6.5
    13.1
    11.5
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 87.9 85.8 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 45.8 67.8 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 89.3 92.2 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 88.6 80.3 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 91.6 92.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 48,000 44 600 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
     
    25
    20
    15.8
     
    46.7
    14.4
    12.2
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Construction
    Manufacturing
    Retail Trade
     
    57.5
    6.7*
    5.0*
     
    56.6
    7.9
    7.7
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 91.5 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 49 100 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 31 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.7 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 83.5 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 77.8 46.9 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 39 100 40 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) 22.9 32.8 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.1 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 72.8 76.9

    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.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Construction
    57.5
    Construction
    Manufacturing
    6.7*
    Manufacturing
    Retail Trade
    5.0*
    Retail Trade
    Business Services
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    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".