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
- 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
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.