BSB30719 - Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

          (BSB30719- (Release 1)

Training Package:       BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 1.0)

Study Modes:              Classroom, Distance / E-learning, Blended, RPL

Pricing:                        $2890 - Classroom,                     $2500 - Blended,

Nationally Recognised Training

                                    $2500 - Online / E-learning,        Estimated $1495 - RPL

Note - we are not currently taking enrolments for this qualification.

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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.

Blended Delivery

Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.

Classroom Delivery

Study in a face to face classroom environment; supported by our Facilitator, Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Practical Activities and Class Discussion. Partial completion of Assessment Guides can be achieved in class time with the balance of Assessments completed in your own time

Time Commitment 

Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 305 hours (normally over a period of 6-12 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 6 months from commencement.  During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.

Course Overview 

Business and Management

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.

The Certificate III in Work Health and Safety is designed for people seeking formal qualifications required by their industry. 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 a team, which means opportunities for you to move forward in your career!

Scorpion’s Certificate III in Work Health and Safety will give you practical opportunities to practice WHS skills with the assistance of our highly experienced WHS trainers and advisors. 

This Certificate III in Work Health and Safety is popular with people working in Mining, Oil & Gas, Construction, Health, Warehousing, large Business settings and many other industries. To formalise your knowledge or further your career in WHS, enrol in the Certificate III in Work Health and Safety today!

Career Opportunities/Vocational Outcomes

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Course Structure

The Certificate III in Work Health and Safety requires the completion of eleven (11) units, consisting of six (6) core units and five (5) electives.

6 Core Units:

BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace
BSBWHS308 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes
BSBWHS309 Participate effectively to WHS communication and consultation processes
BSBWHS310 Contribute to WHS issue-resolution
BSBWHS331 Participate in identifying and controlling hazardous chemicals
PUAFER001  Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations

Elective Choices:

  • 3 units must be from the elective units listed in the Packaging Rules;
  • 2 units may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • If not listed, 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.

5 Suggested Elective Units:

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Entry Requirements/Pathways

There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this qualification.

Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this course, you could consider higher qualifications in this Training Package, the Training Package area of your vocational competence, i.e. Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety (BSB41419) or in the higher education sector.  For instance, you may specialise in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) (BSB80515), or Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (BSB80615) or Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80215).

Student Selection
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of the 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 postgraduate qualifications.


To enrol in the Certificate III in Work Health & Safety today, please select your preferred course structure and commencement date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.

Alternatively, you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.

If you have any questions about this qualification or what else Scorpion can offer you, please contact our friendly staff via our online enquiry formemail, or over the phone.

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Please thank the trainers, really appreciated their support and help and thoroughly enjoyed the week of training. 18 December 2016