BSB51319 – Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Course Description

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.


To be issued with BSB51319 – Diploma of Work Health and Safety participants must complete the following 5 Core Units and 5 Elective Units.

Core Units

  • 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

Elective Units on offer by PARCOR

  • BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
  • 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

Prerequisites and 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 processes
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

Where pre-requisite units are not already held. PARCOR offers both RPL or Self-Paced Online learning in BSB41419.

• 18 years of age or older
• Language and Literacy skills equivalent to completion of year 10
• Intermediate computer skills such as web browsing, email, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
• Access to a computer or tablet with an internet connection
• Access to a workplace or team where workplace based activities can be completed

Delivery Method and Duration

Self-Paced Online

Our Self-Paced Online course allows you to learn at your own pace from anywhere you like. You will have 18 months to complete your course.

After completing your enrolment you will have access to all course materials and assessments. You can logout and log back in at anytime without losing your progress. Some participants with experience even chose to skip straight to the assessments and activities meaning that they can successfully complete the course in just a few months.

The amount of time it takes participants to complete the course varies based upon experience. Those who are beginners can expect study hours to total 1000hrs whilst those with a lot of experience may complete the course in as little as 500hrs.

Whilst this learning option is Self-Paced our team offer an initial 30 minute web meeting with you to begin your training journey. Once you are up and running, our team will monitor your progress and regularly check in with you.

This learning method doesn’t necessarily suit all learning styles however our team is here to reach out in support.

Participant Responsibilities

Participants shall be required to complete an online enrolment process including providing a valid USI. Participants must provide photo ID to verify their identity. Participants shall be required to attend the entire session and complete all assessment activities.

For additional Participant Responsibilities, refer to the Participant Handbook.

New to online learning?

Here’s an overview of what to expect


Upfront Full payment – $1095.00

Payment Plan – $1095.00 + $200 set up fee = $1295.00 (payable in 10 instalments of $129.50 per month)

Once payment has been received, you will will receive an email explaining the enrolment process within 2 business days.

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