BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

This course is designed for anybody who needs to incorporate WHS understanding into their management of projects. It is also recommended for WHS Coordinators, WHS Officers or WHS Committee members.

This course provides students with in-depth knowledge and understanding to implement and monitor workplace WHS policies and procedures as well as other relevant health and safety programs. The course will include a variety of written and verbal communication techniques to develop the required skills in informing management, workers of workplace WHS strategies, including investigative analysis, collaborative practices, influencing skills and issue resolution.

A Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will equip you with the skills and knowledge you will need to contribute to the implementation of WHS processes in the workplace.  Our courses are delivered professionally by our specialist trainers. We provide Distance Learning where you have the freedom to study at your own pace (within a maximum of 12 months) from home, work or anywhere; Face to Face Training at a local training facility or onsite for Corporate Groups.

Throughout all our training our experienced team of professional trainers will make contact with you, and will be there to support you along the way even with ongoing telephone support after you have successfully completed your study.

Who Is This Course For

The Certificate IV Workplace Health & Safety is for those wishing to progress in their chosen career and make a difference in their workplace. This certification is a great way to further your education, develop new skills and enhance your resume.  The qualification is nationally recognised so you can work a wide range of industries anywhere in Australia.

The Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety (BSB41412) is designed for anyone seeking employment or skills as a Health and Safety Officer. This qualification is also suitable for anyone working in  a workplace and safety role such as Workplace Health and Safety Officer or co-ordinator in charge of establishing, implementing and monitoring the WHS systems.


Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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Depending on Evidence Supplied

Recognised Prior Learning:

$1,800NRT Transparent

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites or entry requirements to participate in this course.

Core Units

This course requires a total of 10 units of competency to be completed. 5 core units plus 5 elective units, of which:

  • 3 units must be from Group A below
  • the remaining 2 units may be selected as follows:
  • both may be selected from Group A, Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course at the same Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level
  • 1 may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma, from any currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective Units

Group A Electives

  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
  • BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
  • BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
  • BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes
  • BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
  • PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented

Elective Units

Group B Electives

  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
  • TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

Are you eligible for RPL?

What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?  Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed skills, qualifications, knowledge or other experience relevant to your particular course. If you previously completed such modules, this may reduce the overall amount of learning or course units required that may allow you to achieve your qualification sooner.

If you believe that you have gained recognition through experience of your skills, knowledge or experience as part of your previous part-time, full-time or casual work, you may be eligible to apply.  To apply for RPL, you can contact us for more information.

Requirements for RPL

You will need to provide evidence to the assessor at Oz Health Safety and Training to demonstrate that you have the skills and knowledge required to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled in to receive credit.  Evidence for RPL that you submit must be current and may include:

  • Letters and references, including confirmation from your employers, clients or community groups
  • References from your paid or unpaid work experience
  • Samples of your work, including reports, articles or publications

Copies of original certificates or other documents must be certified by a Justice of the Peace (JP). Alternatively, you may bring the original documents to be sighted by the assessor to certify your copies.

You may also be required to undertake an interview, practical assessment or challenge tasks to demonstrate that your skills are current.

Training and Assessment delivered under the auspices and in partnership arrangement on behalf of Health Security & Education Pty Ltd  RTO 40907

  • Oz Health Safety and Training - BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

  • $1,800
    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Package includes Professional Resume, Cover Letter and LinkedIn profile
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