Diploma of Work Health & Safety

By completing the Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51319) at the College for Adult Learning, you’ll develop key occupational health and safety skills and strengthen your ability to make informed decisions, preparing you to take on leading WHS roles within any organisation with the backing of a Nationally Recognised formal qualification. This course will help you consolidate and develop your skills in risk analysis and incident response, while increasing your ability to develop safe workplace policies and return to work strategies.

Key Skills:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate a process for managing work health and safety (WHS) risk in a work area
  • Lead and manage the initial response to one work health and safety (WHS) incident
  • Contribute to developing, implementing, reviewing and improving a work health and safety management
  • Manage the planning, implementation and review of initial response procedures and return to work practices

You may be eligible for an AIHS membership

If you are studying WHS and not currently working full time you may be eligible for a free 12-month student membership with The Australian Institute of Health & Safety (AIHS). As an AIHS member, you'll have access to professional development resources, webinars led by health and safety recruiting agencies, professional networking groups plus much more.

BSB51319 College for Adult Learning
Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    College for Adult Learning (RTO 22228)

  • Qualification

    Diploma, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months full-time; 14–16 months part-time

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.