Diploma of Work Health and Safety – BSB51312

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Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51312)


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.



All core units in BSB41412 Certificate IV Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies







9 Total number of units

5 Core units

4 Elective units

At least 3 units must be Group A below.

The remaining elective unit may be from:

Group A or Group B below, any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same

qualification level or, if not listed below, from a Certificate IV or an Advanced Diploma.


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

Group A

BSBWHS410A Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

BSBWHS507A Contribute to managing WHS information systems

BSBWHS508A Manage WHS hazards associated with plant

BSBWHS509A Facilitate the development and use of hazard-management tools

BSBWHS510A Contribute to implementing emergency procedures


Group B

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS408A Assist with effective WHS management of contractors

BSBWHS409A Assist with workplace monitoring processes

TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning



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