BSB30715 – 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.

This WH&S course has been developed in consultation with those who work in the industry.

Course Highlights

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course. However, prior to enrolment, you will be required to provide your:

  • Unique Student Identifier;
  • Photo identification; and we will need to ensure that you
  • Meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

Career Prospects

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.

Duration & Mode

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.

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RTO Info

This course, BSB30715 – Certificate III in Work Health & Safety, is delivered through Aurora Training & Professional Services Pty Ltd and J2S Training Solutions Pty Ltd.

  • RTO Codes: 90966 and 90940

To participate in nationally recognised training you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

If you do not already have one, please don’t worry. We will gladly help you to create your own, which you will be able to use for all future training.

Alternatively, you can create your own USI. The whole process is very easy and shouldn’t take any longer than several minutes to complete. To create your own, simply click onto the external links below:

How will I be Assessed?

Because this is a nationally recognised qualification, you will need to be formally assessed. We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including:

  • Short answers;
  • Projects;
  • Activities; and
  • Workplace Observation or Observation in a Simulated Workplace.
Work Placement
  • The training program includes 38 hours of industry / work placement.
NSW Fees

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

What if I’m not eligible for subsidised training?

Should you be ineligible for a government subsidised place, Stride Learning offers this exact qualification under our fee-for-service (FFS) arrangement.

For more information about this payment option, simply tap on our Fee for Service tab, to learn more.

  • Stride Learning’s registered training organisations (RTOs) do 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.
Fee for Service

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
  • Stride Learning’s registered training organisations (RTOs) do 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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The Units of Competency are

This course contains 10 Units of Competency. Click to reveal.

This qualification consist of 10 units of competency, as shown below. Please call Stride Learning for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation:

  • 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)
  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry*


(C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit

NOTE: *CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry to be delivered and assessed by RSA Express Pty Ltd, T/A Express Online Training, RTO Code: 40592. It is important to understand that Express Online Training will also be the issuing RTO for the White Card and Statement of Attainment.

Nationally Recognised Training

Stride Learning RTOs and staff are fully committed to offering the most appropriate study opportunity to each individual. People from all backgrounds and those with a disability are welcomed to apply. We will endeavour to meet your specific learning need, which may require us to refer you to a more suitable course and provider.

If you are residing in NSW or QLD, you may be eligible to be subsidised for some or all of your training fees and charges. Please contact us to determine your eligibility.

Please note: different state governments have different policies on the number – and range of training – that may be subsidised. We will check and advise you when you call us. For example, by undertaking a qualification subsidised by the QLD government, under the Certificate 3 Guarantee or Higher Skills Programs, you will no longer be eligible for another government subsidised place at that level.

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