This qualification reflects the role of individuals performing work health and safety (WHS) duties 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. It provides the skills and knowledge required to contribute to a variety of WHS tasks.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however students are expected to have written and spoken English skills to the certificate level of the course, as well as access to the internet and a computer in order to enrol in this course.
Only students who successfully complete all required units of competency will be issued with an AQF certificate III qualification. Students who complete one or more units, but do not complete the whole qualification will be issued with a statement of attainment for the completed units only.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is a process that assesses your competency—acquired through formal and informal learning—to determine if you meet the requirements for a unit of study. Students with previous skills, knowledge or experience are entitled to apply for RPL for a full qualification or individual units of competency. Students will be required to produce evidence and undertake assessment as part of the RPL process.
If you have previously completed a unit/s of competency and can provide valid evidence of AQF certification (issued by an RTO), you are eligible to apply for a credit transfer and would not be required to undertake further study for the unit.
This qualification contains 11 units. These units are made up of 6 core units, 5 elective units.