BSB30715 – Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

 

 

Overview:

This qualification is suitable for people 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.

The qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who apply a broad range of competencies in varied work contexts.

Distance learning and Recognition of Prior Learning is offered with this course.

Job Roles:

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Health and Safety Assistant
  • Health and Safety Committee Member
  • Health and Safety Representative

Course Objective:         

The Certificate III in Work Health and Safety (WHS) aims to give participants with the underpinning knowledge of the basic role of a Health and Safety assistant.

Participants will be provided with the skills to:

  • Understand and apply WHS legislation – Consultative processes and functions of Health & Safety Representatives
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment, risk control
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Participate in incident investigation
  • Participate in the implementation of a Work Health and Safety management system

Prerequisite requirements:

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency

Pathways Information:

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include:

  • BSB20115 Certificate II in Business or other relevant Certificate II qualifications  OR
  • vocational experience working in WHS roles without a formal qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

  • BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Delivery Methods:

  • Distance Delivery (course undertaken remotely with tutorial support); and
  • Recognition of Prior Learning

Nominal Hours (Duration):

240 Hours

Award:

Certificate III in Work Health and Safety (BSB30715)

Qualification Rules:

Total number of units = 10

5 core units plus

5 elective units of which:

  • at least 3 units must be from the elective units below
  • up to 2 may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level, or if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate II and 1 elective unit from a Certificate IV.

The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet industry needs.

Core units

  • BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
  • BSBWHS303 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • BSBWHS305 Contribute to WHS issue resolution
  • PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

Elective units

  • BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
  • BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
  • BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
  • BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation
  • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWOR401 Establish effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
  • CPPWMT3044A Identify wastes and hazards
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situation
  • PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

Course Administration:

For information relating to:

  • Course resource material;
  • Assessment methods; and
  • Booking and refund process.

Please contact:

Health Services International

Ph:         02 4351 3322 or

Email:     admin@lifestart.com.au

Notes:

The units of competency are nationally recognised and are registered on the National Training Database website http://www.training.gov.au/

Enrolment:

To enrol in this qualification please complete the enrolment from and return to Health Services International.

Recognition of Prior Learning / Current Competency (RPL/RCC):

If you wish to seek RPL/RCC for any or all UOC please download the RPL Documents, complete and return to Health Services International.