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.
The requirements for achievement of the BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety are 10 units which consist of:
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.
Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
Contribute to WHS issue resolution
Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
Communicate in the workplace
Work effectively with diversity
Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Organise workplace information
Contribute to workplace innovation
Lead effective workplace relationships
Lead team effectiveness
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Assist with responding to incidents
Write simple documents
Respond to workplace emergencies
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 :
Types of Assessments
Oral questioning, workbook activities, practical tasks
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.
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.
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.
The following list of employment pathways are examples of career goals and opportunities available for those who complete this AQF qualification:
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.
The following learning support will be available to learners: