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Introducing a new way to get a safety qualification:

Learn how to build a successful career while you complete your Diploma in Work Health and Safety

BSB51319 Diploma in Work Health and Safety
with career-building bonuses

If you want to move into a senior management role or pursue a career in safety, this high-level safety qualification is for you.

We’ve used our industry expertise to select targeted electives that give you the skills employers need. You’ll get expert support from our friendly, experienced trainers, plus free masterclasses and access to our award-winning Pathway Program.

With Alium Works, you get more than just a safety course:

Real support
From our industry expert trainers who are there to help when you need it

Boost your skills
In our free monthly masterclasses on practical safety related topics

Career building tools
With 3 months free access to our Award-winning Pathway Program

The right start
With a welcome call to answer your questions and set you up for success

Wondering where a safety qualification can take you?

Find out with our real-life stories

Alan wanted to work in a project team and decided to start his career as a Rail Protection Officer. He completed his Diploma in Work Health and Safety, then successfully applied for a Safety Coordinator role in a multi Billion dollar project delivery team using his qualification.

Liz is currently working in child care and wants to change her career path. Her ultimate aim is to become a train driver, but she knows there’s a lot of competition. Liz enrolled in a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety to give her the edge when she’s applying because she knows safety is so important in the rail industry. She is now starting her transition from child care into a role in the rail industry, with the future goal of moving into a high paying train driver role.

Temitope arrived in Australia with a background as a medical first responder dealing with emergencies. Despite his qualifications and experience, he found it hard to get a job. Temitope decided to undertake a Certificate IV in Work Health And Safety and has now moved into a Safety Role delivering multi million dollar projects with a global company.

A safety qualification helps you to get ahead in a range of careers across multiple industries in occupations like:

  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Operations
  • Project Management
  • Project Delivery

And if you’re reading this thinking, “I have no idea what I want or where to start”, we’ve got your back. With our safety qualifications, you get bonus career coaching and access to our award-winning Pathway Program

Ready to boost your confidence and your skills?

Find out more about our Diploma in Work Health and Safety:

What you’ll learn

Who this is for

How it works

What you need

What you’ll learn

In the Diploma in WHS course, you’ll learn how to help improve safety in the workplace, including how to:

Coordinate and maintain the safety system in the workplace
Investigate incidents
Develop and implement risk management tools
Contribute to positive workplace mental health
Implement emergency procedures
Develop workplace policies and procedures
Lead and manage a team

Core units:

  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining and organisation’s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS519 Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
  • BSBWHS522 Manage WHS consultation and participation processes

Additional units:

(all students are to complete these 5 electives)

  • BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS512 Contribute to managing work-related psychological health and safety
  • BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
  • BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

So what’s the Pathway Program?

(Hint: it's your new career-building best friend, and you get free access with your Diploma)

It’s all of the career building resources cadets have access to, available online, with experienced mentor support.

The skills you need to move into a leadership role
How to communicate professionally at work to get ahead
How to nail job interviews
Essential emergency and safety management skills you’ll need in a leadership role
Applications and resumes that rock
How to plan and report like a pro

The Pathway Program is your step-by-step pathway to success in the career you want. You’ll get 3 months worth of free access as part of your enrolment in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or Diploma in Work Health and Safety.

Who this is for

WHS professionals
Safety managers or supervisors
HR professionals
People who want to build their career in safety

How it works

You’ll have 18 months to complete your course with access to all the online resources you need. As part of a small online group you’ll get support from one of our experienced trainers when you need it.

As an Alium Works student, you also get access to our award-winning Pathway Program. It gives you the practical skills to build a successful career with online masterclasses and mentor support.

What you need

Prerequisite: you need to have completed the five core units of BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or hold equivalent competencies to enrol in this course. These include:

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation process
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident responses

Time: you need to put in the work to achieve your qualification, and we’re here to help you every step of the way.  It’s estimated you’ll need 14 hours per week to complete this course in the full 18 months allowed. You may choose to complete the course earlier if you wish, by putting in extra hours.

  • To be 18 years or older
  • To be able to carry out research and present information
  • Good computer skills including the ability to use office programs and navigate the internet
  • Your own laptop or desktop computer with:
    • Camera
    • Microphone
    • Ability to add video streaming software (e.g. Zoom)
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office or Google Office applications
    • Access to view PDFs
  • A stable internet connection

If you want to apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) please let us know when you fill out the application form.

Course cost


(with $1,500 due upon enrolment, and $700 at assessment)

Places in the Diploma in Work Health and Safety are limited to a small group. Apply now to secure your spot.


How do I get started?

It’s easy:
1. Apply

Fill out the application form below including payment

2. Book your welcome call

You’ll receive an email to book a time for your welcome call

3. Welcome call
You’ll find out what to do next and where to find your resources and support from a local member of our team who is an experienced safety professional

We’ll also take you through a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment

4. Time to get started
With training, support, access to monthly masterclasses and our award-winning Pathway Program, you’re on your way to more than just a qualification.

How does payment work?

You’ll pay in full when you apply for the course. As part of your application, we’ll take you through a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment. If you don’t pass the LLN assessment we’ll issue you with a full refund.

Click here for full details on our schedule of fees.

How is the training delivered?

Training is delivered online via our Alium Works online learning portal where you’ll access your lessons, quizzes, activities and assessments.

What if I miss a lesson?

All lessons are available through our online learning portal, so you can catch up a time that suits you.

How can I get help and support when I need it?

We offer small group training to make sure you get the help you need when you need it. Our trainers are available to help you via phone and email

What do I need to join these courses?

Click here for Certificate IV requirements, and here to find out about Diploma requirements.

Are there any prerequisites?

To enrol in the Diploma in Work Health and Safety, you must have completed these 5 core subjects from the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

How do I find out more about the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?

Click here to read the full details.

How long do I have to complete my WHS course?

You have a maximum of 12 months to complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, with a maximum of 18 months allowed for the Diploma in Work Health and Safety. If you wish you can complete both of these courses earlier.

Do you offer group pricing for 5 or more enrolments?

What’s the Pathway Program?

All of our WHS course students receive access to our award-winning, career building Pathway Program – click here to find out more.

Application for Diploma in Work Health and Safety

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You would've applied for and received one as part of your Cert IV studies. If you're not sure what your number is, click here to find it.

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