Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Am I Eligible?


Turn your Work Health and Safety Experience into an Advanced Diploma

PLUS! Receive The Churchill Career Kit (valued at $1000)

Are you interested in earning the BSB60619 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? Are you in a role of responsibility? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

Have you had experience in:

  • Applying legislative frameworks for WHS?
  • Facilitating WHS activities?
  • Implementing WHS risk management?
  • Evaluating the WHS performance of organisations?
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems?

Apply for a FREE preliminary assessment: 1300 793 002 or apply HERE.

The Churchill Career Kit

Your December bonus!

The Churchill Career Kit

When you enrol in a qualification during December you will also receive The Churchill Career Kit. That’s an extra $1000 of value!

The Churchill Career Kit includes…

  • Free Fast track (get your qualifications in 7 days)
  • Free express post
  • LinkedIn Review video session – with our lead trainer and mentor ~ Melody McNulty
  • Career Change Video Series – with Churchill co-founder ~ Tricia Velthuizen
    1. How to create a great resume
    2. How to write a winning job application
    3. How to nail an interview

Everything you need to make 2023 a career highlight!

Find out more about The Churchill Career Kit here.

What is the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety about?

To enrol in the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety, you must hold all the core units from Diploma of Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies.

There are eight units of competency in the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety, of which there are five core units of competency (mandatory units) and three elective units of competency.

The core units cover these areas in WHS management:

  • You are applying legislative frameworks for Work Health and Safety (which by necessity involves interpreting legislation and determining how that works in practice)
  • WHS management systems are developed, implemented and maintained on an ongoing basis
  • Coordinating and facilitating WHS activities, giving strategic consideration to consulting and gaining buy-in from stakeholders and other WHS professionals
  • Implementing risk management strategies addressing WHS risks
  • Evaluating the overall performance of organisations in Work Health and Safety

If you are operating at an Advanced Diploma level, you will have these key responsibilities of a WHS leader at a strategic level (mirroring the core units of the Advanced Diploma):

  • Creating the WHS framework for the organisation
  • Strategic planning and management
  • Guiding best practice
  • Expect leadership abilities

In addition to roles that hold clearly focused WHS positions, you will also see professionals in these fields gaining Advanced Diplomas of Work Health and Safety:

  • WHS Consultants who come into an organisation to offer WHS advice and who need to have their skills and knowledge independently verified
  • Human Resource Management specialists who are building or reflecting their specialised knowledge in WHS.
  • Upper management who need to understand more about WHS responsibilities and work closely with WHS divisions

Examples of Position Titles relevant to Advanced Diploma level work:

  • WHS Practitioner
  • HR Practitioner
  • WHS Manager
  • HSE Manager
  • Senior HSE Advisor
  • Work Health and Safety Auditor
  • Work Health and Safety Manager
  • Work Health and Safety Specialist
  • Senior Consultant – WHS and Risk Management

Work Health and Safety Industry

WHS roles within any organisation are of primary importance since work health and safety impacts both the productivity and welfare of every individual. With the WHS industry in Australia forecast to grow 20% by 2020, and with an average annual salary of just over $100,000, it’s definitely full of career opportunities.

Organisations are also becoming increasingly aware of their legislative obligations surrounding duty of care and due diligence. This awareness has resulted in many new and exciting (and lucrative) career opportunities within the WHS sector.

You will find a lot more information in our WHS Industry Report.

More Information About Qualification,
Fees and The Recognition of Prior Learning Process

Fees & Payment

RPL Process

Nationally Recognised Qualifications


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