Work Health and Safety
About the Course
This qualification is suitable for skilled operators who take on Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
NSW Skills List
This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
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You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL
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Where can I study?
TAFE Western Connect
Enrolment Code: BSB30715-01V02-18WCN-015
TAFE Western Connect
How will I study?
Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus
The Cert III WHS is aimed at students who may have limited workplace experience, and who may not have direct WHS responsibilities in the workplace. Units included in the standard Certificate III in Work Health and Safety are:
BSBINM301 – Organise workplace information
BSBINN201 – Contribute to workplace innovation
BSBWHS302 – Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
BSBWHS303 – Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS304 – Participate in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBWHS305 – Contribute to WHS issue resolution
BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBWRT301 – Write simple documents
PUAWER001B – Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
PUAWER004B – Respond to workplace emergencies
Students access their learning materials through our online learning portal. Students will have access to a detailed learner guide, assessment tasks and other recommended readings.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.
When will I study?
Class attendance is Part time
This course is delivered online. There is additional support available through email and phone with your coordinator. Students will also have the option to request Adobe Connect sessions with their facilitator.
Course length: 2 hours per week for 1 Year
What will I pay?
No additional materials fees will be charged
The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.
TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,580.00 per course (GST free).
The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.
Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.
A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.
Who can I talk to?
Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 or email email@example.com
What do I need?
TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently and access to a computer or smart device and internet connection.