TrainingCertificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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Certificate IV in
Work Health and Safety


Course Code: BSB41415

The Qualification that puts you into one of the most important areas of work in Australia. Where you can work in just about any industry sector.

Many career opportunities across most industry sectors are available to you with this most sought after qualification. You’re focused on building a successful career. The BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety will build your technical and practical skills. This is an intense 5 x day face to face program in a professional setting. Followed by some home study and completion of assessments.

National Course Code : BSB41415

Course Description : The BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role, who work to provide leadership and guidance to others in regards to Safety within the workplace. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

Where Can The BSB41415 Certificate IV In Work Health And Safety (Cert IV WHS) Take Your Career?

Australia’s Leading Safety Qualification, the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41415 is a nationally accredited course designed for anyone wanting to engage in careers such:

  • WHS/Safety Officer
  • Safety Representative
  • WHS Coordinator
  • Workplace Safety Contact
  • Rehabilitation Coordinator
  • Workcover Assessor
  • HR Professional
  • Or any role with Significant Safety Responsibilities

A qualified Trainer / Assessor will support you on a regular basis, to assist in understanding and assess your learning. Your Trainer / Assessor will also be available to communicate with you via phone or email to assist you with your learning journey.

The following occupations relate to this qualification.

  • Cold Store Operator
  • Credits/Returns Officer
  • Dispatch Clerk
  • Forklift Driver
  • General Warehouse perator
  • Grain Handler
  • Postal Worker
  • Purchasing Clerk
  • Stock Controller
  • Store person


Units of Competency
BSBWHS402 CORE Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 CORE Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation
and participation processes
BSBWHS404 CORE Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and
risk control
BSBWHS405 CORE Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS
management systems
BSBWHS406 CORE Assist with responding to incidents
BSBRES401 ELECTIVES Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS408 ELECTIVES Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 ELECTIVES Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and
BSBMGT401 ELECTIVES Show Leadership in the Workplace
BSBSUS301 ELECTIVES Implement and present researched information


A range of assessment methods are used in this course. These may include case studies, projects, practical exercises and reports, providing you with a portfolio of well-rounded work experience.

The Cert IV in WHS (BSB41415) will help you to take that next step in your career, whether you will be directly involved in workplace safety, contributing to OH&S systems in the workplace as a supervisor, or providing support to your company’s WHS systems in general. It is a valuable qualification that could be utilised in a range of employment opportunities.

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