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Certificate III

in Work Health & Safety

Our BSB30715 – Certificate III in Work Health & Safety 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. Upon successfully completing this nationally recognised qualification, you will be able to:

  • Improve your workplace communication skills;

  • Identify safe work practices;

  • Understand how to work safely within an organisation’s workplace; and

  • Know how to identify, prevent and report WHS issues.


Successful completion of the BSB30715 – Certificate III in Workplace Health & Safety, may lead to employment opportunities, such as:

  • Work Health & Safety Officer;

  • Safety Representative; or

  • Supervisor with limited WHS responsibilities.

Please note: This course provides skills and knowledge to the industry standard, but does not guarantee a job.


We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including:

  • Short answers;

  • Projects;

  • Activities; and

  • Workplace Observation or Observation in a Simulated Workplace.


The training program includes 38 hours of industry / work placement.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, prior to

enrolment students are required to provide their Unique Student

Identifier and photo identification. Prospective students may be required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.


This qualification can be completed in twelve months. The volume of learning offered by our organisation may vary per student depending on their existing skills and knowledge. More experienced students are likely to complete at the lower end of the volume and less experienced at the higher end. On average students are required to study a minimum of 25 hours per week consisting of Online Assessments, Self-Directed Study and some Face to Face classes. Each student will be provided with a course delivery schedule including the location of Face to Face classes.

Units of Competency

  • BSBWOR301 – Organise personal work priorities and development (E)

  • BSBCMM201 – Communicate in the workplace (E)

  • BSBDIV301 – Work effectively with diversity (E)

  • BSBWHS302 – Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace (C)

  • BSBWOR203 – Work effectively with others (E)

  • BSBWHS303 – Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control (C)

  • BSBFLM303 – Contribute to effective workplace relationships (E)

  • BSBWHS304 – Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes (C)

  • BSBWHS305 – Contribute to WHS issue resolution (C)

  • PUAWER001B – Identify, prevent and report potential workplace emergency situations (C)

(C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

This qualification consist of 10 units of competence, as shown below. Please call Aurora Training and Professional Services for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation.



This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

  • Exemption: $0

  • Concession: $240

  • First Qualification: $1,320

  • Second Qualification: $1,580

The fees for the course will vary based on the eligibility criteria. For more information please visit


If you are ineligible for government subsidised training, or would rather undertake this course on a fee-for-service (FFS) basis, the cost to undertake this nationally recognised qualification is:

  • $2,800

  • Aurora TPS does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student’s fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students.


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