BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

This nationally accredited qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. Participants will learn how to identify and consult Work Health and Safety issues and apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable Work Health and Safety problems. This qualification is the minimum requirement recommended by industry for those seeking employment as a WHS Manager, advisor or safety officer. This course was previously known as Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). Job titles relevant to this course may include:

  • Work Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Work Health and Safety Officer
  • Work Health and Safety Representative

As part of the assessment requirements for this course, participants will be required to record videos demonstrating their skills and knowledge. Participants must be able to record themselves using a method where they can be seen and heard clearly.

Some assessments in this course will require the student to interact with other participants, where they will perform a specific role during the assessment (for example, employees in a meeting you are running). These participants can be co-workers, family or friends. Contact us if you require clarification.

Licence & Regulatory Requirements: 

Upon completion of this course, if you would like to apply for a Queensland Work Health and Safety Officer (WHSO) certificate of authority from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ), you must email a certified copy of your identity (drivers licence) and your qualification to

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Core Units
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
Elective Units
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

Option 1: Online/self-paced with 12 months to complete. This course could be completed with 25 – 30 hours of study per unit, depending on the individual student and their personal circumstances and other commitments.

Option 2: Classroom (group bookings)

Option 1: $799

Option 2: Group bookings – please contact us for pricing

Fees include all assessments

Recognition of prior learning (RPL): $3,000

Refund, Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our refund and cancellation policy on page 8 & 9 of our Student Handbook. This handbook also includes more details on training and support services, as well as our terms and conditions.

Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment.  We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.

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