BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety


BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

This BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety qualification aims to give students the underpinning knowledge required to manage Work Health and Safety within the workplace.


The BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety is recommended for people who coordinate and maintain the work health and safety (WHS) program in an organisation and are looking to further develop their skill sets.

This qualification reflects the role of practitioners who either currently hold a BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, or apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

With almost all industries now requiring a WHS professional in the team, this qualification is designed for people or organisations to provide formal qualifications as required by their industry, enabling you or a  staff member to upskill and move forward in your career.



All core units in BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response


Core Units

  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS517 Contribute to managing a WHS information system
  • BSBWHS518 Manage WHS hazards associated with maintenance and use of plant
  • BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
  • BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations



All training is conducted online, through the Trainwest Canvas portal. Canvas is a web-based learning management system that is used throughout the course to submit your assessments.

As a self-directed student, you receive ongoing remote support from Trainwest Trainers. This may be in the form of telephone, email or digital communication tools such as Microsoft Teams.

Students have up to 12 months to submit their assessments. Please be aware this is a maximum time frame and is greatly dependant on your current job role and pre-existing skills and abilities. You can submit your assessments at any time after. The actual time for completion varies between students.



This qualification can be customised to suit your organisation. Please contact Trainwest for more information.



RPL is an assessment based pathway and is suitable for those who already have the skills and knowledge in one or more of the areas which make up the BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety and do not wish to undergo further training.

For those considering RPL, please speak with our Student Services Team. They will make an initial assessment of suitability and discuss the RPL process. If you are deemed suitable for RPL, you will be sent an invitation to Canvas to begin uploading your evidence.


  • Online eLearning $2500
  • Recognition of Prior Learning $2000
  • Personal Coaching per hour $150

Interest free payment plans

Trainwest has interest free payment plans available for this qualification. For terms and conditions refer to our policies or contact us.


Please contact the Trainwest team for course availability and enrolment.

Trainwest will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practices to get the job done.

You can get in touch with us on our contact form, by email, or by phone on 1300 938 411. The Trainwest team are always here to discuss your training requirements in Perth, regional WA or throughout Australia.