Course Code: BSB51307
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The Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety course has been specifically designed to develop knowledge and skills required for working as a Workplace Health and Safety professional within any work context. It is a qualification for:
*** Please Note This Course has been Superceded by the LATEST
Diploma of Work Health & Safety (WHS) BSB51312 Course! ***
The Diploma of OHS will build on your existing knowledge of occupational health and safety and teach you the necessary skills to participate in the management and systems of OHS in a variety of work environments. This OHS Diploma is designed for those that have already completed the Cert IV in OHS, or for those with a good level of working experience in OH&S, such as an OHS safety officer or assessor.
The Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety is designed to develop your understanding of OHS Management Systems. It will build on your existing OHS knowledge and experience, qualifying you to participate in the coordination and management of OHS information and data systems. You will learn to assist in the design and development of OHS arrangements, apply principles of OHS risk management and manage hazards in the workplace. Additionally, in the Diploma of OHS course you will learn how to monitor and facilitate the management of hazards associated with a plant, facilitate the application of OHS principles to control OHS risk and participate in the investigation on incidents.
Whether you are an existing OHS manager wanting to formalise your abilities and enhance your knowledge, or someone wishing to become an OHS manager, the Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety may be the perfect course for you. Don’t wait! Work towards your future NOW!
The Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety offered by Inspire Education will provide you first-class training and student support while you undertake your studies in the advanced application in workplace health and safety management. The Diploma of OH&S is designed to meet the needs of OHS professionals and managers in both businesses and industry.
The Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety (BSB51307) is comprised of 8 units – 5 core units plus 3 elective units. This OHS Diploma is now the minimum requirement for OHS management in many workplaces and is designed to enable participants to contribute to an organisation’s OHS Management Systems.
The Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety course has been specifically designed to develop knowledge and skills required for working as an Workplace Health and Safety professional within any work context. It is a qualification for those seeking a practical approach to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, supervisors safety officers, safety representatives, safety committee members and OHS managers.
While there are no formal prerequisites for the Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety qualification, your application for this course does assume that you already have the knowledge of OHS principles and practices (either by having completed the Cert IV OR through a good amount of working experience with OHS responsibilities as the main part of your role, preferably in a supervisory capacity) and requires that you have sound language and literacy skills, and basic word processing. You will also need to be able to have access to a workplace to complete the workplace-based assessments (please talk to us if you need assistance with this). Inspire will provide you qualified trainers, all learning materials, flexible delivery options including support via telephone and our Student Messaging system.
You will need to have:
• Access to a computer (PC or Mac) with Internet
• Adobe Flash Player 7
• Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
• Microsoft Word 97 or later (for PC)
The most effective and popular method of delivery for the OHS Diploma is via distance in the form of self-paced learning. You will have 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date through distance-learning, and a continual student intake is offered on this basis.