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, consultant or advisor.
Pathways to further study:
- BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Studying the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety at Holmesglen
Throughout this course, you will gain knowledge on how to apply the relevant legislative framework, hazard identification and risk control, emergency and incident response, consultative process, systematic work, health and safety (WHS) management, WHS initiatives, claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs in the workplace.
This course is also offered to corporate clients. Talk to us about how we can tailor training packages to meet your requirements.
Evening classes: Every Monday and Wednesday from 6pm - 9pm for 6 months.
To receive this qualification you must complete five core units and five elective units.
||Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
||Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
||Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
||Contribute to WHS risk management
||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|
|BSBWHS415||Contribute to implementing WHS management systems|
|BSBWHS413||Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes|
|BSBWHS414||Contribute to WHS risk management|
|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, however it is advantageous to have previous vocational or workplace experience.
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 any 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
Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive the certificate of BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
How to apply
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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)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
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 now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession