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BSB51319 – Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Work Health & Safety

Self-paced Online - 12 months

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Unit Of Competency

This qualification is made up of 10 units. These consists of five (5 ) Core Units and five (5 ) Elective Units. The elective units are chosen by Academy, through extensive industry consultation. Academy can create custom courses on request, get in touch today to design your course!

Core Units

BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing, and maintaining an organisation's
WHS management system
BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Elective Units

Group A
BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system
BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
BSBWHS531 Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals

Group B
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BSBDAT501 Analyse data
BSBHRM530 Coordinate rehabilitation and return to work programs
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals coordinating and maintaining the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation. The qualification applies to supervisors and managers who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

To gain entry into this course all BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies must be completed. Contact the Academy to see if you qualify.


Assessments will be based on 10 units of competency set out in the above.

You will be assessed through a combination of knowledge and practical assessments that you can complete in your workplace.

Knowledge questions are designed to allow you to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, whilst the practical assessments are designed to demonstrate competency in conducting tasks relating to the individual units set out in this qualification.

A portfolio of documentary evidence of similar tasks to those set out in the practical assessments might be useful in applying for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Contact the Academy to request a consultation with one of our assessors to see if you might be a suitable candidate for the RPL process.


Price will vary depending on if you are seeking RPL or require support from the Academy to complete this qualification. As a guide see below prices :

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety - $1095.00

Recognition of Prior Learning - $895.00

An accurate price will be given after the initial consultation with payment expected upon enrolment.

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