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BSB41419 Certificate IV In Work Health and Safety

The most current Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Qualification delivered fully online.

This is a nationally recognised qualification.

What Will You Learn?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.
Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
 

$1600.00
Course Information
Duration
2 years
Delivery
Online
Course Dates
This course is available Online
Course Content

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

  • BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
  • BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • PUAWHS003 Implement and monitor organisational work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs
     
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Core units

BSBWHS412 - Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with establishing and maintaining workplace compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws. It includes identifying applicable WHS laws, duties, rights and obligations, and the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance in the workplace.
It also includes assisting with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in WHS laws and those of WHS regulators.
The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries. Read More.
 

BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing and maintaining work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation as prescribed in legislation.
It also covers contributing to communicating relevant information, identifying feedback opportunities, and improving consultation and participation.
The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries. Read more.

BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to WHS risk management, which includes the processes for identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling the risk relating to those identified hazards.
It involves contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk controls according to legislative and organisational requirements.
The unit applies to those working in a broad range of roles across all industries. WHS hazard identification and risk control processes are those defined in written workplace procedures. Read more.

BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing a plan for a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) that applies to own role.
The unit applies to individuals with responsibilities for contributing to the implementation of an organisation’s WHSMS as part of their work health and safety (WHS) responsibilities in a range of industry and workplace contexts. Read more.

BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to work health and safety (WHS) legislative and organisational requirements.
The unit applies to those who contribute to workplace incident responses by undertaking a varied range of activities in a structured and familiar work environment as defined in written procedures. It applies to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries. Read more.

Elective Units

BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to monitoring a range of physical agents and conditions relating to work health and safety (WHS) in the workplace. It involves the use of a range of measuring devices to collect, interpret and report on workplace information and data in relation to those physical agents and conditions.
The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.
The unit does not extend to hazard identification, risk assessment or developing risk controls based on the outcomes of monitoring, which are covered in BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management.
This unit does not qualify individuals to perform duties as a registered officer under any legislation. Read more.


BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace, and then monitoring their effectiveness. The unit requires the application of knowledge associated with work health and safety (WHS) legislation, and organisational policies and procedures relating to controlling hazardous chemicals.
The unit applies to those who work under supervision and use some discretion and judgement to respond to monitoring hazardous chemicals in the workplace. It applies to hazardous chemicals with the potential to harm human health, which may be solids, liquids or gases – pure substances or mixtures. When used in the workplace these substances often generate vapours, fumes, dusts and/or mists. Read more.

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents.
The unit applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos and/or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources. Read more.

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams and individuals by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation’s standards and values.
The unit applies to individuals who are making the transition from being a team member to taking responsibility for the work and performance of others and providing the first level of leadership within the organisation. These leaders have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise. Read more.

PUAWHS003 Implement and monitor organisational work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to implementing and monitoring Work, Health and Safety (WHS)/Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies, procedures and safety awareness programs in the work place.
The unit is applicable to personnel who perform legislated or delegated roles within a public safety organisation and who are required to ensure WHS/OHS policy and procedures are implemented in specific teams and/or work groups. Read more.

REQUIREMENTS

Language and literacy skills at a level that enables you to read, interpret, communicate and apply a range of information and data, to write reports and other business documents for a variety of audiences, and to present and address issues

Numeracy skills at a level that enables you to plan and manage time, resources and budgets, to read and understand workplace figures, statistics and measurements, and to solve routine workplace and operational problems.

Technology skills to conduct online research using a web browser and to use a variety of software applications to send emails with attachments, participate in web based communications, read PDF files, produce documents, analyse information and data.

Research skills to be able to research information and data from a variety of sources.

Attention to details to successfully complete all assessment tasks to the required published standard.

Age and Work Experience – to have at least 10 months’ work experience and to be of 18 years of age.

Technology required to complete this online course is a good functioning PC, laptop or tablet with a web browser with reliable internet access.

A valid email account is required to enrol in the online course and liaise with your trainer/assessor as well as a mobile/phone to make and receive calls.

Access to trainer/assessor is during 9.00 am to 3.30 pm Monday to Friday via email or phone or in person via appointment with the exception of public holidays. You will be supported throughout your course from your trainer and our very friendly admin personnel who can help you with any IT matters.