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BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Develop your career in work health and safety with this high-level course. Develop the specialised skills and knowledge to become a work health and safety (WHS) inspector, advisor or manager.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as safety inspectors is expected to grow over the coming years. There are likely to be around 2,000 job openings in this area over the next five years with employers looking for candidates who are reliable, trustworthy and organised.

In this course you will develop the skills required to develop, implement, and maintain WHS management systems. You will also learn how to effectively coordinate WHS consultation and participation processes, investigate WHS incidents, and manage WHS hazards and risks. Our supportive, industry experienced teachers will give you all the guidance you need to succeed.

After successfully completing this course you will be qualified to work as a WHS inspector, advisor or manager. You may also choose to continue on with additional studies in this area.

Study mode

Online / On Campus

Course duration

12 months


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets, Cairns Queensland 4870

66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane Queensland 4101


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Health and Safety Officer$1,530 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Health and Safety Manager$1,920 weekly pay
Health and Safety Manager$1,920 weekly pay

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

The BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

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About This Provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275