This Nationally Recognised and Accredited qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. 
The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators. 

This qualification is facilitated by expert industry professionals who have high level experience and knowledge and are able to guide and support you successfully through your studies. 


This course is made up of 10 Units being five core and five elective units, of which:​​

  • 3 units must be selected from Group A
  • 2 units may be from Group A, Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • If not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma 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.


  • BSBWHS402 - Assist with compliance with WHS laws

  • BSBWHS403 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

  • BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control 

  • BSBWHS405 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

  • BSBWHS406 - Assist with responding to incidents


  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment

  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures & programs to meet legislative requirements

  • BSBWHS408 - Assist with effective WHS management of contractors


This course is ideal for people who already provide limited safety leadership and are expected to model the behaviours required to create a safety culture. They will be WHS professionals who are looking to build on existing skills or take the next career step with confidence.

Job roles that this course is suitable for include:​

  • WHS Coordinator

  • Safety Officer

  • WHS Advisor

  • WHS Facilitator

  • Small Business Operators

  • Individuals who lead safety in any sector

  • Individuals looking to have existing skills formally recognised


  • Face to Face – Regular scheduled training sessions facilitated by highly qualified, industry professional trainer covering one or two units per session and assessments.

  • Intensive Workshop – A number of intensive (one or two day) workshop sessions in which the entire group gathers to work through the course together. This option requires work in your own time also.

  • Blended – This option may suit individuals who can attend some but not all of the sessions described above and are happy to do some of the course work in their own time.

  • Supported Distance Learning – Select this option if you believe you can study the entire course in your own time but with the unlimited support of our dedicated student support team.

We strongly believe that everyone has a preferred learning style and we will flexibly adapt the course to suit your individual needs. 


  • BSB41415