Certificate III in Work Health and Safety


This qualification reflects the role of individuals performing work health and safety (WHS) duties 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. It provides the skills and knowledge required to contribute to a variety of WHS tasks.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Sample learning outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
  • Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes
  • Contribute effectively to WHS communication and consultation processes
  • Contribute to WHS issue-resolution processes
  • Participate in identifying and controlling hazardous chemicals
  • Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations