The Diploma of Work, Health and Safety qualification is well suited to a variety of roles where WHS management tasks are performed beyond entry level expectations of all workers. It suits those entering into leadership roles, WHS management roles, WHS system administrator roles, WHS Committee members, Compliance officers, PCBU's, Self employed people.
At Signature Learning & Development we have a set packages of units which are set out below. Our programs are designed to be relevant in your workplace or in a simulated environment that we feel we can make realistic and aligns with our training staff's expertise meaning our students get quality training and assessment gaining skills that can be transferred across any industry.
To achieve the Diploma of Work, Health and Safety qualification you must successfully complete a total of 10 units.
All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent.
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.
What we can offer:
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. We have chosen the units below to suit most workplaces, this is the standard package we deliver in NSW.
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
Electives (Group A) you must do 3 of these
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
Elective's (Group B) you can select 2 of these
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
We only offer this qualification under the NSW Smart & Skilled traineeship model which is currently fee free to eligible students. We do not offer this qualification under a fee for service model.
Students will have access to extra support if a physical or learning disability may impede their ability to complete this course in its usual form of delivery. This will be determined on a case by case basis prior to enrollment.
This course is delivered in a mixed mode, primarily the assessment process is through our online student portal and our teaching process is a mix of face to face workshops, workplace visits, one on one (either on line or face to face). Where face to face visits are not possible we offer digital session with our trainers (phone/zoom/Microsoft teams).
Recognition of Prior Learning is available on request for this course. This is assessed on a case by case basis. RPL is when you feel you may already have certain skills that are part of this course and you can provide evidence of that. Our assessment staff will review your evidence and determine if it meets requirements of the training package.
Credit transfer can be applied for at the enrolment phase. CT is when you have completed the exact unit previously or a superseded version of that unit which is equivalent to the current version. For a CT to be granted you must be able to provide a copy of your statement of attainment/certificate and grant Signature Learning and Development to verify it authenticity with the RTO (provider) that issued it.
We can offer paper copies of all student resources if requested however it is our preference that students access resources through our online student portal. Offering digital copies allows us to maintain the currency of our resources and helps us meet our business ambitions of one day being paperless and reducing our carbon footprint. Environmentally sustainable practices are a key business priority for Signature Learning and Development.