The Certificate III in Work Health and Safety qualification is suitable for people 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. 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.
Unit Selection (Core & Electives)
Participants are required to complete all 5 core units listed below:
|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|
Participants are required to complete minimum of 5 of the elective units listed below that apply to their job role:
|BSBCMM201||Communicate in the workplace|
|BSBDIV301||Work effectively with diversity|
|BSBFLM303||Contribute to effective workplace relationships|
|BSBINM301||Organise workplace information|
|BSBINN201||Contribute to workplace innovation|
|BSBSUS301||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWHS406||Assist with responding to incidents|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|BSBWOR401||Establish effective workplace relationships|
|BSBWRT301||Write simple documents|
|CPPWMT3044||Identify wastes and hazards|
|HLTFA311||Apply first aid|
|PUAWER004||Respond to workplace emergencies|
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer(CT)
Tubal offers all participants the opportunity to have existing skills and knowledge recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer options. Participants may be eligible to receive RPL for units based on their work background, working in the community, volunteering and life experiences (such as hobbies, sport and recreation), or Credit Transfer based on their prior qualifications, where applicable.
Certificate III provides a pathway to further studies, such as Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
Tubal’s Assessors will determine a participant’s competency against:
- Answers to established underpinning knowledge questions
- Performance feedback from Employer/Manager/Supervisor confirming participant is meeting all requirements of each unit of competency
- Demonstrated performance of designated tasks by the participant
- Participant self-assessment against designated tasks
- Historical information pertaining to past experience and work history eg. Resume/CV and/or verbal details.
Contact Tubal to enquire on the cost of enrolling in this qualification as a Workplace Traineeship, or via work-based training and assessment.