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Short courses

VTP306 Legal Framework of Workplace Health and Safety

This program describes the skills and knowledge required to understand work health and safety (WHS) laws, and comply with them in one's own workplace. It applies to those who contribute to compliance with WHS laws as part of their WHS responsibilities, which are in addition to their main duties.

Delivery and assessment resources are accessed via CDU's online learning platform Learnline.

In addition to the online content, students are invited to attend a 2 hour face to face tutorial on Tuesday 20 July 5.00-7.00pm at the CDU Waterfront Campus 3rd floor in room 3.06 and an online 1 hour tutorial on Wednesday 28 July 5.00-6.00pm via Leanline.

Entry requirements

You must:

  • be 18 years or older; and
  • not be attending secondary school; and
  • be able to demonstrate appropriate language, literacy, and numeracy skills and knowledge to undertake this course. This is demonstrated if you have completed a qualification deemed equivalent to an Australian Year 11 or higher, Australian Certificate III or higher, or by completing a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.

*If you do not meet the entry requirements and would like to discuss your options, contact Student Central.


To be eligible for an NT Government funded place you must be:

  • a Northern Territory resident; and
  • an Australian citizen, permanent Australian resident or a New Zealand citizen who has resided in Australia for a minimum of six months


To be eligible for an NT Government funded place you must be:

  • a resident of the Northern Territory; and
  • a temporary visa holder who:
    • does not have work or study restrictions
    • has a valid visa for the duration of the training, allowing for the total volume of learning required to achieve the qualification, including supervised and unsupervised training and study
    • is not the primary provisional visa holder of a skilled, business innovation and investment, student, work or holiday visa identified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Upcoming intakes

There are currently no course offerings in 2021 for this course.

Course structure

To achieve the vocational training program VTP306 - Legal framework of Workplace Health and Safety a total of one (1) unit of competency must be completed as listed below.

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.

The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 20.

Code Module/Unit of Competency Hours
Units of Competency
BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace 20
  Total nominal hours for the training program 20



This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.

Additional information

You can access student services, find support and explore your community through the Current Students web.

Contact details Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).