The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will help you develop your knowledge of key workplace safety. This course covers effective risk management, applying relevant WHS/OHS laws and legislative framework, contributing to WHS/OHS consultation within the workplace, incident and emergency response, contractor compliance as well as rehabilitation and return to work.
Career opportunities, include:
- WHSE/OHSE officer, coordinator, manager, supervisor, professiona, consultant or advisor.
Pathways to further study:
- BSB51319 Diploma in Work Health and Safety.
Studying the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety at Holmesglen
Throughout this course you will acquire the professional skills and technical knowledge required to be able to effectively manage and maintain WHS/OHS and Environmental Systems.
With the increased expectation on WHS/OHS professionals to manage sustainability and the environment, we have included the unit BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices.
This course is also offered to corporate clients. Talk to us about how we can tailor training packages to meet your requirements.
Every Monday and Wednesday, or Tuesday and Thursday, from 6pm to 9pm.
To receive this qualification, you must complete five core units and five elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry as well as subject matter experts. If you have already completed other elective units, these may contribute towards completion of this course.
||Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
||Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
||Contribute to WHS risk management
||Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
||Contribute to workplace incident response
||Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
||Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
||Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
||Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools
| Code || Name |
|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|
|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|
|BSBSUS401||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWHS519||Lead the development and use of WHS risk management tools|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no formal entry requirements.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify and learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.