Certificate III in Work Health and Safety – BSB30715

Australian Workplace Training offers Certificate III in Work Health and Safety via two delivery modes.
Online (E-Learning) and Externally.

This qualification is suitable for skilled operators who take on Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Work Health & Safety Assistant
  • Occupational Health & Safety Representative
  • Occupational Health & Safety Assistant
  • Office Manager (Occupational Health & Safety Responsibility)

An interview with a trainer will be arranged prior to your enrolment.
In this interview any difficulty you might experience with your training will be discussed, these may be language, literacy or physical disabilities. If you have any concerns or special needs please discuss them with the trainer during the interview as support could be available for you.

External and Online students study this course at their own pace, however it is anticipated the course will be completed in approximately twelve to eighteen months, it can be completed earlier depending on the individual. Students work at home with self-paced units and have access to a trainer either face to face or by phone, fax, correspondence and email for assistance.
Students are required to maintain monthly contact with their trainer via phone, email or face to face (please contact reception to arrange an appointment with your trainer).

During the course we will work with you to arrange a suitable venue(s) for work placement.
At the end of the course you will be expected to have completed a minimum of 120 hours of work placement to enable the assessment of your ability to implement your training under working conditions.
Please discuss this with your trainer at your interview.

Please note that students completing the course through a funded initiative will be required to complete the number of work placement hours nominated in the funding agreement.

This qualification consists of 10 units; 5 core and 5 elective.
Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency

Core Units:
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
BSBWHS303 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS304 Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBWHS305 Contribute to WHS issue resolution
PUAWER001B Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations

Elective Units:
BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
CPPWMT3044A Identify wastes and hazards
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
PUAWER004B Respond to workplace emergencies

The qualification is achieved by successfully completing all the suggested units.
This can be achieved by participating in training sessions, completing assignments and by demonstrating your ability by putting the learning into practice under working conditions during the work placement.
Skills Recognition is available.

Course Fees:

Fee for Service Students:

Cost of course: $1500

Available Payment Plans:
Payment plan (per unit): $150(payment to be made each time a unit is commenced)

Recognition Prior Learning: $75 per unit
Credit Transfer:                  $25 per unit

Incidental Fees:
Work Placement T-shirt:       $25
Work Placement Badge:        $4
Replacement unit fee:          $20 per unit

More information on our Fees can be found by visiting or Course Fee Information page. Payment plans are available.

For more information or to enroll, please contact us.