Diploma of Work Health & Safety in Perth (BSB51315)

This Diploma of Work Health & Safety 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.

Participants will be provided with the skills to:

  • Develop a knowledge of WHS legislation and other related legislation ie: Injury Management, Workers Compensation, Industrial Relations, EEO.
  • Understand the importance of effective consultation within the organisation.
  • Understand the principles of designing a WHS Management System against industry recognised criteria.
  • Apply principles of WHS risk management using the methodology of AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 to specific hazards within the workplace.
  • Manage WHS hazards associated with plant.
  • Contribute to implementing emergency procedures.

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We are a Registered Training Organisation (ID: 50848) and meet the Standards for RTOs 2015. We participate in ongoing audits to ensure our training and qualifications offered are current and compliant to these standards.

Diploma of Work Health & Safety course outline

The Diploma consists of 9 units packaged as: 5 core units PLUS 4 elective units which can be varied to incorporate previous studies (credit transfer), suit job role and workplace requirements or professional development plans. All units must be successfully completed to obtain a qualification.



Core Units

BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBWHS504 Manage WHS hazards and risk
BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents
BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems


Group A – must choose a minimum of three

BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWHS507 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
BSBHRM509 Manage rehabilitation or return-to-work programs


Group B – can choose one

BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
TAEDEL401 Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

For more information regarding other elective units available for this course please contact our office.

Prerequisites (Entry Requirements)

All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:

  • BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

How the Diploma of Work Health & Safety is delivered


Dates & Time



Classroom Delivery See training calendar
  • Tuition
  • Course manuals
  • Assessments
  • 12 months training support
  • Lunch provided on classroom days
Self-Paced learning (Online) Start any time
  • Course manuals
  • Assessments
  • 12 months training support
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Start any time
  • Full list of evidence criteria
  • Detailed templates
  • Checklists
  • 12 months training support

Payment options

The Diploma has the following payment options

  • Deposit of $500 at registration and balance payable at the commencement of the course
  • Monthly payments of over 6 months from commencement

What’s included in the Diploma of Work Health & Safety course

Our courses include detailed learning materials, assessments, certification upon successful completion and ongoing trainer support throughout the course. Lunch and refreshments are included for classroom workshops.

Diploma of Work Health & Safety Assessments

The Diploma assessments are competency based and conducted open book comprising both theoretical and practical exercises. Students will be expected to attend all classes (if workshop based) and complete all tasks and activities during the course. There are also activities to be completed outside of the workshops. These activities are aimed at allowing the learners to apply the course content in their own workplace environment.

In addition to the face to face training and workshops, participants need to complete a set of practical exercises and questions as post-course application of knowledge and skills.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training and/or other expertise. To apply for RPL please discuss with AITP administration or your trainer/assessor. For Recognition of Prior Learning you will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence within 12 months of the enrollment date.

More information

Please contact our office on (08) 9437 2502 to ask for the information booklet about this process and to confirm fee options.