Cert IV Work Health & Safety

Student fees for this qualification are currently being fully funded by the NSW Government under the NSW Fee Free Initiative for eligible students enrolling in Smart and Skilled training. Limited places are available in our upcoming courses.

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) will help you to take that next step in your career.

Whether it be to upskill in your existing role or by providing you with a valuable qualification that could be utilised in a range of new employment opportunities.

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is designed for individuals who want to become a qualified WHS assessor, workplace safety officer, WHS representative or those who undertake a role with significant WHS responsibilities such as a business owner, manager, supervisor, team leader.

Who Should Attend?

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is suitable for individuals in a WHS role who may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisers, supervisors, managers and facilitators as well as SafeWork NSW inspectors.

Preferred pathways for individuals entering this qualification include Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or other relevant Certificate III qualifications OR vocational experience in WHS roles without a formal qualification.  Pathways from the qualification include the Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Smart and Skilled Training

Student fees for this qualification are currently being fully funded by the NSW Government under the NSW Fee Free Initiative for eligible students enrolling in Smart and Skilled training. Limited places are available in our upcoming courses.

Strategic Corporate Training is an approved provider of the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled training program for this qualification.

Under Smart and Skilled, Strategic Corporate Training can offer NSW residents (including sponsored students working in NSW) access to subsidised training which significantly reduces the cost of achieving a qualification. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

For full information on eligibility and applying for Smart and Skilled training, please contact our Training Services Team on 1300 153 249.  We are here to make the process as simple as possible for you!

 

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) qualification requires the successful completion of 10 units of competency - 5 core units and 5 elective units.

Core units:  

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with compliance with WHS laws

  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implemention 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

Elective units:

  • BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work

  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors

  • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

  • BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information

  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations

Strategic Corporate Training has packaged the elective units for this course so that students have the essential knowledge and skills relevant to working in industry-based workplace safety.

Recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer are available to all students. Please contact our Training Services Team for more information on the RPL pathway and Credit Transfer processes.

Assessment

Assessment of this qualification is based on competency, which is the ability to demonstrate and apply knowledge and skill to the standard of performance expected in the workplace. A range of assessment methods will be utilised to assess a student’s competency in each unit within the qualification including group activities, written questions/answers, individual presentation, observation.

Strategic Corporate Training's BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course is delivered as a blended delivery program which includes classroom training followed by self directed learning by the student.

The course delivery utilises electronic workbooks and so it is essential that students have the ability to use a computer, have fundamental skills using Microsoft and have moderate typing skills.

Training is delivered by our industry expert trainers over five consecutive days which provides an intensive but high impact learning pathway for students. Students can rest assured that our trainers are highly skilled and provide individualised support and hands-on WHS knowledge relevant to the workplace throughout the course.

Courses are regularly conducted by Strategic Corporate Training via face to face classroom. Classroom training sessions are delivered at our facility in Thornton NSW, which is easily accessible for individuals from the Hunter Valley, Maitland, Newcastle Region, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast and Port Stephens areas. 

The delivery phase of the course involves interactive classroom training encompassing all elements of each unit within the qualification based on the simulation of a workplace-based environment. An interactive classroom provides students with the opportunity to participate in group activities and discussions to best develop their knowledge and skills in WHS. Presentation activities required within the course are conducted during the classroom training.

  • Students need to bring a laptop to the classroom training sessions that has Microsoft Office software (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat Reader. 

On successful completion of the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Heath and Safety (WHS) course with Strategic Corporate Training, students will have gained the following skills and knowledge:

  • Establish and maintain workplace compliance with WHS laws

  • Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation

  • Contribute to WHS risk management

  • Contribute to implementing a plan for an organisation's WHSMS

  • Assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents

  • Manage WHS implications of activities that facilitate an injured worker’s return to work

  • Manage the WHS implications of using contractors

  • Implement and monitor an organisation’s WHS policies, procedures and programs

  • Make presentations for a range of purposes

  • Gather, organise, analyse and present workplace information using available systems and sources.