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BSB51312 Diploma Of Work Health And Safety

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The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51312) is the latest WHS qualification, replacing the Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety BSB51307. It is perfect for building your knowledge of workplace health and safety practices. The skills you develop here will put you at the forefront of work health and safety and you can be in a position to ensure you and your workmates go home safely at the end of the day. The Diploma in WHS is ideal for formalising or upgrading your work health and safety qualifications and experience. 

Career outcomes:

  • Work Safety Supervisors
  • Workplace Health & Safety Manager
  • Safety Practitioner
  • OH&S Advisor
  • Anyone seeking a practical approach to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace

What will you learn?

Inspire Education's Diploma of Work Health and Safety course is designed to teach you effective practices for managing health and safety in your workplace. The Diploma will build on your existing experience in WHS roles, and/or your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification, to teach you the skills you need to effectively participate in the management and systems of WHS in a wide range of work environments. 

Course Outline and Structure

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety is comprised of 9 units. This includes 5 core units and 4 elective units which we have selected to provide the best and most relevant WHS course possible. 

Study Schedule

Our online delivery of the Diploma of WHS ensures that you have the convenience of studying at your own pace, at home or on the go! There is no waiting for a course start date either - enrol now and start studying straight away.  

Ongoing support throughout your course:

  • Online Course Materials and Resources
  • Multimedia Learning Resources
  • Online Forums and Student Community
  • Ongoing Trainer Support via Phone and Student Messaging System!


There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, the course does assume that you already have a high level of knowledge of WHS principles or practices. It is strongly recommended that you have a good amount of working experience with WHS responsibilities as the primary component of your job, preferably in a supervisory role OR you complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety first. 

You will also need to have access to a workplace to complete the workplace-based WHS assessments (you can use your present workplace, arrange to use a friend/collegues or make alternative arrangements if you don't have access to a workplace). Our trainers are experts in the field of WHS and you will get all the learning materials you need. You will also have access to telephone and email support, as well as our online forums. 

You will need to have:

  • Access to a computer (PC or Mac) with Internet
  • Adobe Flash Player 7
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
  • Microsoft Word 97 or later (for PC) 

Course Units

Core Units:

  • BSBWHS502A - Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS503A - Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
  • BSBWHS504A - Manage WHS hazards and risks
  • BSBWHS505A - Investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS506A - Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Elective Units:

  • BSBWHS509A - Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools
  • BSBWHS510A - Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
  • BSBWRT401A - Write complex documents
  • BSBWHS507A - Contribute to managing WHS information systems

About Us

Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) has quickly emerged as one of the leading vocational education and training organisations in Australia. Our head office is located in Brisbane, and we deliver quality, nationally recognised and accredited vocational education courses across Australia.  

Inspire Education offers you: 

  • Nationally recognised and accredited courses: Study anywhere in Australia and your qualification will be recognised by industry nation wide. 
  • Start today! Inspire Education offers you the ability to start whenever it suits YOU. No need to wait for commencement dates or attend classes at a campus or facility. 
  • Learn at your own pace: Study at a time and pace that suits you. All the course materials you need will be provided to you online or in a physical copy. 
  • Ongoing trainer support: Your trainer will be there to help you, with ongoing phone, email and student messaging support. 
  • Online resources: Join in with our regular webinars and take advantage of our online forums and student community available in our student portal.  

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