BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health & Safety

What is the Diploma in WHS?

BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is a Nationally Recognised Qualification consisting of a total of 9 Units of Competency – 5 core units plus 4 elective units. Full details can be accessed at
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.
This course is ideal for persons in Human Resource Management, Managerial or Injury management roles requiring specialised knowledge in WHS or those in WHS Consultancy roles, or those persons wishing to undertake these roles.

Units Offered


Online Enrolment

Training Calendar

Learning outcomes

BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety enables participants to gain the knowledge and skills to:
  • Conduct work health and safety (WHS) risk management processes.
  • Plan, conduct and report on investigations of work health and safety (WHS) incidents
  • Manage effective participation and consultationprocesses as an integral part of managing work health and safety (WHS).
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a systematic approach to work health and safety (WHS) risk management.
  • Contribute to managing work health and safety information systems (WHSIS) to support work health and safety (WHS) management.
  • Lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes.

Who can take these courses?

It is a mandated  pre-requisite for enrolment into this course that you have previously completed the 5 core units of competency required for BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, or equivalent units of competency. Further details can be accessed here:

Delivery Options & Cost

Course Cost: $2575 (ex-GST) – no GST is applicable to this course.

Course Duration: Candidates undertaking this process/course will have up to 12 months (1 year) for completion using one of the following study options.

Delivery Options:

  • Blended Learning – Face to Face Learning allows participants to attend a five (5) day face to face training workshop covering the basic theory for the units of competency. Assessments and practical requirements are completed post workshop and submitted for assessment no later than 12 months from the first day of the workshop
  • Workplace-based – We offer a contextualised classroom-based option, delivered in your workplace and tailored for your needs. Contact us for more information on how we can make this relevant for your workplace.
  • Distance/Online Learning–Distance/online training gives participants the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace within the stipulated course timeframes without the need to attend face to face workshops. Assessments and practical requirements are to be completed no later than 12 months from your date of enrolment.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL may be undertaken by candidates who are able to provide valid, sufficient, current and authentic evidence of competency through demonstration of the required learning and skills outcomes using our RPL portfolio of evidence workbooks. Further details regarding RPL & Direct Credit applications are available in our Training Terms and Conditions.

Training Terms & Conditions

Prospective students are required to read the Training Terms and Conditions in full prior to enrolling in this course. The T&Cs are also contained in the Student Handbook which is available to download via the following link