BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is a government-accredited nationally recognised course. Our course is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
What Will you Learn?
By completing Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you will become knowledgeable in such areas as relevant legislation, WHS administration, identification of workplace hazards, risk assessment, emergency procedures, and workplace monitoring. Students will learn to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.
Course outline & structure
We provide you with first-class training and student support while you undertake your course. Our hands on industry experts share their knowledge with you validating the accreditation of this course in a practical way.
Trainers are brought in from the coal face so you are getting expert industry knowledge from areas such as Construction, FMCG, Food Manufacturing, Hospitality, Small Business and more. Students get support applied to their backgrounds from people who have been there.
Successful completion of Work, Health and Safety (WHS) courses will provide graduates with the knowledge and skills they require to gain employment to work as:
- WHS Committee
- WHS Site Supervisor
- WHS Advisor
- WHS Administrator
- WHS Assistant
Units of Competency
To receive the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419 qualification the student must satisfactorily complete 10 units, of which 5 are core and 5 are elective.
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
The elective units will cover any of the following:
- WHS Law
- Safety systems
- Risk Management
- Safety leadership
- Research and return to work.
Graduates receive the nationally accredited award Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety BSB41419.
Delivery and Assessment
How we make it easy
Each learner and our workplaces are unique and with this in mind we tailor the learning & assessment strategies in consultation with the employer or student. We take a very practical approach and while there is some theoretical learning involved in each of the topics, the major focus is how this theory makes a difference in the workplace.
Delivery & Assessment
Courses are offered variety of ways to fit in with what best suits you. Here are some of the approaches to consider:
- Individual coaching / mentoring
- Distance learning
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
- Workplace based delivery
All of the following requirements apply to enter this course:
- Must be over the age of 18 years when your course starts
- Ability to gain a national police clearance
- Complete Auctus enrolment process
- Successful completion of the Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
- Satisfactory outcome in a suitability assessment interview
- If required, complete a CSPA assessment and/or the Upfront Assessment of Need process
- Good level of physical fitness as required by the industry
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Microsoft Word)
See our Student Handbook
for further guidance or speak to our enrolment advisor.
Fees and payment options
If you live or work in South Australia, you may be eligible for the subsidised training supported through WorkReady by the Government of South Australia (check your eligibility here). Please note that places are limited, so get in touch with us to find out more.
(In order to receive the Government Funding, you MUST be under a contract of training with an employer. For further information please head to the Skills SA Information Booklet).
JobTrainer concession is now also available for this course. To access JobTrainer, you must be:
- Between 17 - 24 years of age and not enrolled in secondary school OR
- A prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution
OR If you also hold a current Commonwealth Government concession card:
- Health Care Card OR
- Pensioner Concession Card OR
- Veteran Affairs Concession Card
For further information regarding JobTrainer, please head to the Skills SA website.
- Full Fee for Service price is $3,450.
- Subsidised training is available for South Australian residents. Cost is $1,490.
- If you are eligible for the JobTrainer concession, the fee is reduced to $199.
Individual coaching programs and online delivery for Cert IV in Work Health and Safety is available. Enquire in the side column for the next available start date.
Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419 is offered in South Australia in a one-on-one format. Online and distance learning is offered Australia wide.
Auctus offers a range of services to assist students to achieve their goals. Please refer to our Student Handbook
for further information.