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BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

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BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

This qualification is suitable for people looking to take on work health and safety (WHS) responsibilities in addition to their main duties in the workplace.

There is an extensive demand for Work Health and Safety (WHS) professionals in both the private and public sectors. Almost all industries are required by legislation to have a WHS professional on their team, which means opportunities for you to move forward in your career!

This course will assist you in gaining an understanding of:

  • Safe work legislation
  • Hazard control principles
  • Preventative safety measures
  • Risk assessments
  • WHS issue resolution processes

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. This qualification is Release 3 and is the most up-to-date qualification available.
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate III in Work Health and Safety (BSB30719).

Possible job outcomes may include:

  • Work Health and Safety Assistant
  • Work Health and Safety Committee Member
  • Work Health and Safety Representative

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course. You will, however, require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

Unique Student Identifier

What is a Unique Student Identifier?

From 1 January 2015 ALL participants undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). It is free and easy for students to create their own USI’s online. To apply for a USI and for information regarding the USI system, please visit . From 1 January 2015 no statement of attainments or qualifications can be issued without having a USI recorded.

You will also need to complete your enrolment form and upload photo ID.

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 10 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of work health and safety requirements at an entry-level.

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:

  • BSBADM307 Organise schedules
  • BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
  • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on

Delivery Options

Face to Face – 5 day course
Requires participants to attend five (5) days of face to face training workshops delivered at a public training facility utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor-led presentations/scenarios with all assessments done post classroom session using the iTrain Safety Student Portal login.

Standard Online Delivery
Allows participants the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace within the stipulated course time frames without the need to attend face to face workshops. Courseware and assessments are provided online via the iTrain Safety Student Portal login.

Assessment Only / RPL
For people with evidence of their extensive experience.
We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 12 weeks but it is usually much quicker. The actual time frame depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.
Please email if you wish to RPL and we will provide you with a kit.

Custom Enrolment

If you wish to customise your course, change your elective units or study load please email to request an individual learning plan.


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

  • BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Other relevant Certificate IV qualifications

Course Fees