Diploma of Work Health and Safety at Holmesglen Institute, Australia

The Diploma of Work Health and Safety will enable you to successfully manage WHS hazards and lead response and incident investigations. Additionally, you'll learn how to develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability and the environment.

Description


The Diploma of Work Health and Safety will enable you to successfully manage WHS hazards and lead response and incident investigations. Additionally, you'll learn how to develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability and the environment.


Besides that, the welfare and safety of employees, visitors, and clients must be a top priority for businesses more than ever.


The diploma in work health and safety is available to those who supervise, coordinate, and maintain an organization's occupational/work health and safety management system (OHSMS/WHSMS).


Also, this course might help you develop your management and leadership skills. You will learn how to manage WHS standards, quality systems, and how to streamline processes in order to lower the risks associated with work-related operations.

What you will study

Program Structure

The elective courses have been chosen by Holmesglen based on recommendations from industry and subject matter experts. If you have already completed other elective units, these might count toward finishing this course.

Courses include:

  • Lead WHS risk management

  • Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents

  • Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organization's WHS management system

  • Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools

  • Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

  • Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety

  • Manage WHS compliance of contractors

  • Contribute to managing a WHS information system

  • Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

  • Lead quality audits

Learning Outcomes

  1. Acknowledge the significance of health and safety in the workplace (WHS).


  1. Being aware of the consequences that can result from accidents in the workplace.


  1. Find out what precautions will be taken by your company to ensure that a safe and healthy working environment is maintained.


  1. Recognize the necessary procedures you need to take in order to keep your workplace healthy and safe.


  1. Acquire the knowledge necessary to manage workplace WHS risks, hazards, and incidents.


  1. Recognize that it is your responsibility to contribute to the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in the field of employment include the following:

  • OHS/WHS manager

  • OHS/WHS manager

  • human resources manager

  • OHS/WHS consultant and advisor

  • OHS/WHS practitioner

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • The minimum age is 18 years old.

  • the fundamental skills required for the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. The following units are precursors to the skills that have been mapped as their equivalents.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.0

  • TOEFL - 60

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $16,337 Per Year

Full Fee: $6,886
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS - 6.0, TOEFL - 60
  • Scholarship