BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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Adelaide City, SA – View Intakes

Elizabeth City, SA – View Intakes

Full Fee: $2,750


This dynamic qualification, is your passport to mastering the intricacies of creating a safe and healthy work environment.

Dive into the heart of occupational health and safety, where you’ll explore risk management, emergency response planning, and regulatory compliance. This course is meticulously crafted to empower you with the skills needed to proactively identify and mitigate potential hazards, ensuring the well-being of both employees and organizations.

Our engaging and interactive learning approach goes beyond the theoretical realm, providing you with real-world scenarios to hone your decision-making and problem-solving abilities. With experienced instructors guiding you every step of the way, you’ll graduate ready to champion safety in any professional setting.


Did you know?

According to Australian Labour Market Insights, Occupational & Environmental Health Professionals are expected to experience growth in the coming years, offering promising job prospects. With projections indicating a workforce of over 33,100 by 2026 which is up 4,500 or 15.9% from 2021.


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Course Structure:

This qualification consists of 10 units; 5 core and 5 elective.
Each unit includes the relevant training and assessment materials required to achieve competency

Core Units:
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implement and maintenance WHS consultation and participation process
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS 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
BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

The qualification is achieved by successfully completing all the suggested units.
This can be achieved by participating in training sessions, completing assignments and by demonstrating your ability by putting the learning into practice under working conditions during the work placement.
Skills Recognition is available.

An interview with a trainer will be arranged prior to your enrolment.
In this interview any difficulty you might experience with your training will be discussed, these may be language, literacy or physical disabilities. If you have any concerns or special needs please discuss them with the trainer during the interview as support could be available for you.

External (E-learning) students study this course at their own pace, however it is anticipated the course will be completed in approximately twelve to eighteen months, it can be completed earlier depending on the individual. Students work at home with self-paced units and have access to a trainer either face to face or by phone, fax, correspondence and email for assistance.
Students are required to maintain monthly contact with their trainer via phone, email or face to face (please contact reception to arrange an appointment with your trainer).

During the course we will work with you to arrange a suitable venue(s) for work placement.
At the end of the course you will be expected to have completed a minimum of 180 hours of work placement to enable the assessment of your ability to implement your training under working conditions. Please discuss this with your trainer at your interview.
Please note that students completing the course through a funded initiative will be required to complete the number of work placement hours nominated in the funding agreement.

Upon successfully completing the BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, graduates can embark on diverse career pathways within work, health & safety. Here are potential vocational outcomes and job roles:

  1. Work Health & Safety System (WHS) Officer
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Officer
  3. Work cover Inspector
  4. Occupational Health and Safety Technician

Fee for Service Students: $2,750

Skills Recognition Costs:
Recognition Prior Learning: $250 per unit
Credit Transfer: $25 per unit

Other fees that may be applicable:
Work placement badge: $6
DHS Screening check:  Approximately $65.45 for students
Replacement unit fee:  $25 per unit
Postage of certificate:  $10 (surface mail/untracked)
Postage of items:  Calculated on an individual basis on the weight/size of the item/s to be posted

More information on our Fees can be found by visiting or Course Fee Information page. Payment plans are available.

For more information or to enroll, please contact us.

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

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