Why get qualified as a WHS Officer/Manager?
Becoming qualified in a Diploma in Work Health & Safety is now considered a MUST have for a lucrative career as Health & Safety Officer in Australia. With the mining & infrastructure boom it has health & safety has become paramount in such organisation and with most companies taking a zero tolerance approach to health & safety issues.
This qualification is suitable for people who coordinate and maintain the work health and safety (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.
What is involved to complete the course and get qualified?
You can complete the entire qualification face to face or by blended learning. Once you enrol in the course, you will be sent a user ID and password to access the Indus Institute Learning Management System. You can commence your study immediately.
You will be guided through each unit of study. After completing the study for each unit, you will be required to complete the online assessment for the unit. As you progress, you will also need to complete project management templates, which you will need to submit as a portfolio at the end of your course.
How does it work?
To provide maximum flexibility to students while they work and study, the Indus Institute offers two different options for completing the course:
- Face to Face Learning – 10 hours per week and course duration is 12 months
- Blended learning – This mode gives the flexibility to complete the course over a time frame that best suits the
student. Units are accessed face to face and via the internet, with support via internet, telephone and email.
In completing the Diploma with Indus Institute your qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments are competency-based so the course focuses on the development of relevant skills and knowledge through practical activities. Participants are assessed through a combination of activities and exercises based on actual and simulated scenarios. Participants also complete a set of templates for a simulated or real work-based scenario which forms the final assessment.
The Diploma of WHS contains eight competencies and are all completed at the pace of the student, with a maximum period of 12 months. Each unit has specific learning outcomes and is structured for self paced learning. Upon completion of each unit, students are to submit the assessment tasks for marking.
COURSE NAME Diploma of Work Health & Safety
QUALIFICATION CODE BSB51315
STRUCTURE 9 units 5 Core and 4 electives
DURATION 12 months
MODE Face to Face or Blended Delivery
PREREQUISITES All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies
COURSE FEE $3500 – Prices subject to change, visit website or inquire upon application for up to date information
FEE BREAKDOWN Fee comprises of
– $250.00 non-refundable enrolment fee
– $250.00 learning resources
– $3,000.00 tuition fee
PAYMENT SCHEDULE Three (3) payments within the duration of course
– First payment: $250.00 enrolment fee + $1250.00 – due on enrolment
– Subsequent two (2) payments of $1000.00 are to be made in:
– Week 22 and Week 37 after commencement of course