This qualification is suitable for skilled operators who take on Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties.
Individuals at this level may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts.They will have factual, technical, procedural and some theoretical knowledge.
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.
View this Qualification on training.gov.au.
Online and/or Blended Delivery
Certificate III in Work Health and Safety – (BSB30715) (Release 2) .
BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 2.0).
GEM Online Campus
The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide,
Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.
Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 – 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement. During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.
The Course Structure consists of 10 units, 5 core units and 5 elective units, of which:
- 2 Units may be from the list below or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level; and
- If not listed below, 1 Elective Unit may be selected from a Certificate II or Certificate IV 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.
|Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
|Contribute to WHS issue resolution
|Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations
|Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
|Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Assistance might be available for this qualification: gemcollege.edu.au/financial-assistance.
State Government funding/subsidies may be available within your state. Please check with your GEM representative if you require clarity in this regard.
Your tuition fee includes:
- Access to GEM Online Campus – and interactive Onscreen Guides
- Learner Guide for each Unit (pdf)
- Assessment Guide for each Unit (pdf)
- All essential reference materials.
- Additional Reference materials may be requested, to further enhance your learning, and these will attract an additional charge.
- Contact our Administration Centre on (08) 8342 3316 for more information and payment options.
- Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.
This fee can be paid using EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, cheque, money order or purchase order.
A limited number of Partial Scholarships are offered within Australia annually. A limited number of Offshore Scholarships are offered annually. See Application for Consideration for Scholarship on the GEM website.
Course Fees: $2,500
Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
After achieving this qualification, you may undertake Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) and Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB60615) or a generic qualification such as Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) or Diploma of Business (BSB50215).
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.
Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree. Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit. Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
A Graduate Certificate from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to post graduate qualifications.