Diploma of Work Health and Safety - BSB51319

Swinburne University of Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals coordinating and maintaining the work health and safety (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.Licensing/Regulatory InformationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements:

All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent.BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processesBSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk managementBSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systemsBSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

Subjects you can Study:

Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant; Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs; Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning; Lead WHS risk management; Facilitate continuous improvement; Manage implementation of emergency procedures; Lead and manage team effectiveness; Conduct data analysis; Lead and manage organisational change; Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents; Implement and evaluate system of work for managing hazardous chemicals; Contribute to managing a WHS information system; Manage people performance; Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system; Manage WHS compliance of contractors; Develop and use emotional intelligence; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools; Ensure a safe workplace for a work area; Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety; Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

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