BSB51319 Diploma of WHS

BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety reflects the role of individuals coordinating and maintaining the WHS program in an organisation. The qualification applies to supervisors and managers who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts, such as a Safety Advisor, WHS Officer, Supervisor or Manager.

Designed by industry professionals, this WHS Diploma course is designed to build on individuals existing experience in WHS and teach additional skills to manage WHS hazards and risks.

On successful completion of this program, participants will receive a nationally recognised Qualification for:

  • BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • Duration
    5 days (f2f) + post-course activities

  • Delivery Mode
    Face to face + self-paced study
  • Location

    • Lawnton
    • Onsite available
  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements
    Evidence of 5 core units from Cert IV WHS
  • Requirements

    Course work is available in a digital download if you prefer

  • Outcome
    Nationally recognised Qualification

  • Cost
    $1 795.00 pp (no GST applies)

    CSQ funding available

    openpay available

    Personalised payment plan available

    BERT funding available

  • Onsite training and assessment available upon request

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Pre-Requisite Requirements

Evidence of completion of all 5 core units from the BSB41419 or BSB41415 Certificate IV in WHS

At least 2 years experience in a safety role

LLN for a Diploma level

Basic computer skills


  • 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
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • 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

Who should do WHS Training?

The Diploma of WHS qualification would suit a practitioner within the OHS or WHS field, in a range of sectors including mining and construction, infrastructure, safety, Government and corporate.

This qualification applies to job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors, and may include:

  • OHS/WHS Practitioner
  • OHS/WHS Advisor
  • OHS/WHS Senior Advisor
  • OHS/WHS Manager
  • OHS/WHS Superintendent
  • OHS/WHS Professional
  • OHS/WHS Consultant

What’s Covered?

  • Investigating WHS incidents
  • Managing WHS risks
  • Contributing to management of WHS information systems

Assessment is structured around the completion of in-class case studies, individual and collaborative activities, written submissions and a post-course project.

Post-course assessment is required to complete the qualification requirements

Course Pre-Requisite Requirements

  • Evidence of completion of all 5 core units from the BSB41419 or BSB41415 Certificate IV in WHS or their equivalents
  • At least 2 years experience in a safety role, which includes the development and review of safety systems
  • Language, literacy and numeracy for a Diploma level
  • Computer skills, including basic word processing and the ability to access internet resources

Learning Methods

ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples and third-party feedback.

There is self-paced learning required for this course which includes completion of homework and research activities as well as online learning materials. Students may require access to a computer and internet outside of scheduled training days. ASTRA can assist with any resources or access as required.

Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There are be regular tasks that require manual handling of materials, tools and equipment including exposure to outdoor elements.

ASTRA requires all students to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a minimum requirement, any personnel attending an ASTRA course and training facility must wear enclosed, lace-up shoes with a non-slip sole. Further guidance and support on PPE will be provided at enrolment.

Upcoming Courses

Price below reflects RRP before any funding subsidies are applied. Eligibility requirements apply and funding applications must be approved before commencement. 

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
Diploma WHS8 - 12 November 202108:30 am - 04:30 pmLawnton10$1,795.00
Diploma WHS7 - 11 February 202208:30 am - 04:30 pmLawnton10$1,795.00
Diploma WHS4 - 8 April 202208:30 am - 04:30 pmLawnton10$1,795.00
Diploma WHS6 - 10 June 202208:30 am - 04:30 pmLawnton10$1,795.00

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