This course is Nationally Recognised Training.
Diploma of Work Health and Safety
This course is designed for individuals with workplace experience in leading risk management, responding and investigating safety issues, and developing and implementing effective programs and strategies to safeguard against future risks within the workplace.
Earn your Diploma of Work Health and Safety with OPEC College!
Are you an experienced professional in the field of workplace health and safety? Elevate your career and expertise with the BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety, a comprehensive program tailored to recognise and validate your existing skills and knowledge. Our RPL pathway offers a streamlined journey to obtaining your diploma by assessing your extensive industry experience, previous qualifications, and on-the-job achievements. Save time and effort
by converting your practical insights into a nationally recognized qualification. Leverage your hands-on experience to showcase your proficiency in risk management, incident response, compliance, and safety strategy. Obtain a diploma that’s widely acknowledged across industries and organizations, opening doors to advanced career opportunities.
How to Achieve the Qualification
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Personalised to your needs, available on all OPEC College qualifications
If you believe you already have the knowledge and skills to achieve this qualification we encourage you to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.
RPL can provide you with nationally recognised qualifications through converting your existing skills, knowledge and experience, gained through prior work or study, into formal competencies. Gain qualifications simply through providing evidence of relevant knowledge and skills you have gained through previous work.
Our RPL Process
Course Details and Structure
RPL is achieved at your own pace with our support for your evidence gathering process. This is typically completed within 2 to 4 weeks.
*We have open enrollment which means you can start whenever you are ready.
Units that will be assessed
Total number of units = 10 (5 core units plus 5 elective units)
NOTE: The elective unit options listed represent the OPEC College approved elective unit options offered. This is a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list. If you would like an elective unit that is not included in this list, please speak to your Trainer/Assessor.
Work Outcomes & Career Pathways
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
Enrolment fee of $500 and the balance may be paid upon completion.
A range of flexible payment plans are available and can be set up at the enrolment stage.
Current government funding models possibly available to OPEC College students are found on the Funding page, click here for more information.
Formal Entry Requirements
All BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety core units or equivalent competencies.
Due to the ASCF core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy involved in this course, it is suggested that you have successfully completed year 12 or have completed a Certificate III.
Enrolment Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Testing
If you cannot meet any of the above suggested entry requirements, which are a guide only and not mandatory, and you would still like to enrol into this course, it is a procedure during our enrolment process to email everyone a link to participate in a short online LLN test that will check your current learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills and from these results, allow us to offer you the necessary support needed, if any, to help you successfully complete this course.
Please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.
Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet: Windows 7 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome • Microsoft Office (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader
Apple Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 (or higher) • Latest version of Chrome or Safari • Microsoft Office for Mac (2010 or higher) • Latest Flash Player • Latest Adobe PDF Reader
Android: Android latest version • Latest version of Chrome
iPhone & iPad: iOS latest version • Latest version of Chrome (*Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account)