Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the 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.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent

Structure:

9 units: 5 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes; Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk; Manage WHS risks; Investigate WHS incidents; Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems. Electives: Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs; Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives; Contribute to managing WHS information systems; Lead and manage organisational change; Manage people performance; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Palmerston
Alice Springs No Part time 0.5 year
Jabiru Centre
Tennant Creek Centre
CDU Waterfront Darwin No Part time 0.5 year
Casuarina
Nhulunbuy Campus
Katherine Town Centre
Katherine Rural
CDU Sydney
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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