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This is a Nationally Recognised Training course

Course Description

Certificate III in Work Health and Safety  is a nationally recognised qualification and is ideal for working in a wide variety of industries who are seeking to upgrade their skill set in Work Health and Safety.

This qualification  is appropriate for those working as administrators and project officers.  Individuals use skills and knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information form a variety of sources.  They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the out put of others.

These learners may be new or existing workers enrolling under a traineeship or full fee for service arrangement.

 

PACKAGING RULES

The requirements for achievement of the BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety are 10 units which consist of:

  • Completion of five (5) core units plus
  • Five (5) elective units, of which:
  • Three (3) elective units must be selected from list below
  • Two (2) elective units may be selected from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • If not listed, one (1) elective unit may be from a Certificate II or Certificate IV from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Unit Code

Unit Name

Core/Elective

Nominal Hours

BSBWHS302

Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Core

20

BSBWHS303

Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Core

50

BSBWHS304

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

Core

30

BSBWHS305

Contribute to WHS issue resolution

Core

30

PUAWER001B

Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

Core

2

BSBCMM201

Communicate in the workplace

Elective

40

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

Elective

30

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

Elective

40

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

Elective

30

BSBINN201

Contribute to workplace innovation

Elective

35

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

Elective

50

BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

Elective

50

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective

40

BSBWHS406

Assist with responding to incidents

Elective

40

BSBWRT301

Write simple documents

Elective

30

PUAWER004B

Respond to workplace emergencies

Elective

2

The Certificate III  in Work Health and Safety can typically be completed in 12 – 24 months. This may vary if you have applied for Credit Transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning.

Mode of Delivery

Delivery will mainly be :

  • Face to face: class room
  • On-the-job: technical experts/workplace supervisor/trainer
  • Blended: this approach is offered for those who cannot attend scheduled face to face session/s

Types of Assessments

Formative
Oral questioning, workbook activities, practical tasks

Summative
Observation and or demonstration of performance, simulation, third party report, projects.

There will be other methods of assessment depending on the type of delivery and specific workplace focus or job role.

Course fees are made up oftwo components; tuition and materials fees.Due to the different level of Government subsidies available to students,there are three possible fee levels for tuition fees; concession, standard and full fee. Only one will beapplicable to you.

Please visit our Fees & Charges page for more information. Government funding and assistance varies between states, and we recommend that you contact AiGTS in order to consult on the appropriate funding that suits your personal requirements.

Full fee-paying students - Fees can be made by paying an initial payment of $1000 and remaining amountsvia 3 instalments in accordance with the Service Level Agreement.

FFS - $4,300.00

Full fees are applicable to students who do not meet State or Commonwealth funding eligibility criteria.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency. It is however recommended that participants have current or past work experience to demonstrate operational and/or technical skill competency over time.

This qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analysis and write reports in context to the job role.

All applicants will need to undertake a Pre Training Review and Language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

Pre Training Review

All applicants are required to complete a  mandatory pre-training review which is completed prior to enrolment to ensure applicants meet the requirements to undertake the qualification.

Language, literacy and numeracy

All applicants are required to complete a Language, literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolling.  This qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analyse and write reports in context to the job role.

Study Pathways

Pathways into the qualification - This qualification is suitable for either direct entry, recognition of prior learning/work experience or progression from the BSB20115 Certificate II in Business or other relevant Certificate II qualifications. 
Pathways from the qualification - Further training pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include but not limited to: BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Employment Pathways

The following list of employment pathways are examples of career goals and opportunities available for those who complete this AQF qualification:

  • WHS Coordinator or WHS Officer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL in simple terms involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge that an individual has achieved outside formal education and training system.  Find out more about RPL.

Student Support
The following learning support will be available to learners:

  • LL&N referral to an organisation which is equipped to provide such support
  • Reasonable adjustment and additional support provided in the event it is found that a student is having major difficulties in completing the qualification
  • Face to face, email and telephone support, in the event a student/client has requested such support or it is deemed they need this support to complete the qualification
  • Mentoring in the workplace or by the Trainer/Assessor
  • Counselling services (to be organised in consultation with the employer and when required by the student).
Application for entry to this course is available at any time. Please contact AiGTS on 1300 134 756 in order to discuss options for commencement. You can also submit your expression of interest online.