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BSB41415

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Assist with improving safety and lowering risk within the workplace

Provide people with a healthy and safe work environment

The skills acquired with the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) will enable you to take on a number of responsibilities aimed at lowering absenteeism, reducing risk and improving the wellbeing of employees, which can save an organisation money.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the minimum requirement needed to participate in a business’s WHS system.

You will learn how to comply with legislation, identify hazards and implement WHS systems, including devising strategies to control risks and emergency procedures.

Following course completion, you will be able to provide leadership and guidance to others across a wide range of industry sectors.

With flexible learning options, expert trainers, quality course material and a support team to help you every step of the way, now is the time to safeguard your career with the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

Qualification

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Delivery

Online available

Length

Up to 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 unit of competency every 3 weeks to graduate in 12 months

Cost

Online: Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, you’ll be able to apply your broad knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts and provide leadership and guidance to others. You could also gain employment as a:

Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Coordinate WHS tasks and ensure safety procedures are adopted. 

Workplace Health and Safety System officer

A key aim of this role is to promote health and safety initiatives.

Delivery Options and Length

Online

Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.

Up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Online

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBWHS402

Assist with compliance with WHS laws
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in work health and safety (WHS) legislation. It includes identification of WHS legislation, duties, rights and obligations and the necessary actions to ensure compliance in the workplace.

BSBWHS403

Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to setting up, running and improving work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation processes that are prescribed in legislation. It also covers contributing to communicating relevant information identifying and delivering related training and improving the consultation and participation processes.

BSBWHS404

Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the processes of identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards, assessing WHS risks, and developing, implementing and evaluating risk controls according to legislative and organisational requirements.

BSBWHS405

Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of a Work Health and Safety management system (WHSMS) as it applies to own work area and job role.

BSBWHS406

Assist with responding to incidents
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to work health and safety (WHS) incidents which includes accidents.

BSBWHS409

Assist with workplace monitoring processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with monitoring a range of physical agents and conditions relevant to work health and safety (WHS).

BSBWHS410

Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the identification, review, development, implementation and evaluation of effective participation and consultation processes as an integral part of managing work health and safety (WHS). It applies to individuals with responsibility for enabling people to be consulted about, and to participate in, WHS management and decision making across the organisation. These individuals will work in a range of WHS roles across all industries and apply a substantial knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts.

PUAWER002B

Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
This unit covers the competency required to implement workplace emergency prevention procedures within a workplace or a defined group of workplaces.

BSBWRT401

Write complex documents
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity. It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience. This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Why choose us?

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Student Testimonial
Laura Andrews, Diploma of Business

Having a flexible study option means that I can still work full-time and have a social life whilst completing my qual

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Flexible Online Study

All of our courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to choose your course length.

Dedicated Student Support

Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry-relevant Courses

Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with job-ready skills.

Nationally Recognised Training

All of our courses are Nationally Recognised and accredited. 

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