Qualification details

BSB51315 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB51312 - Diploma of Work Health and SafetyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBHRM509 - Manage rehabilitation or return to work programsManage rehabilitation or return to work programs Elective
BSBINN601 - Lead and manage organisational changeLead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBMGT502 - Manage people performanceManage people performance Elective
BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvementFacilitate continuous improvement Elective
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBWHS408 - Assist with effective WHS management of contractorsAssist with effective WHS management of contractors Elective
BSBWHS409 - Assist with workplace monitoring processesAssist with workplace monitoring processes Elective
BSBWHS410 - Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiativesContribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives Elective
BSBWHS502 - Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processesManage effective WHS consultation and participation processes Core
BSBWHS503 - Contribute to the systematic management of WHS riskContribute to the systematic management of WHS risk Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 30/Jul/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 30/Jul/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 25/Mar/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to update unit list

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0

Qualification Description

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

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

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • 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

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 9 

5 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • at least 3 units must be Group A below
  • the remaining unit may be from Group A or Group B below or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.

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.

Core Units 

BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks

BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents

BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Elective Units 

Group A 

BSBHRM509 Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems

BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant

BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of risk-management tools

BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures

CHCFAM504C Respond to and contain critical incidents

PUAWER003B Manage and monitor workplace emergency procedures, equipment and other resources

Group B 

BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors

BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes

TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Release 2

BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Release 1

Updated unit list

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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