BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety 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.


Intensive: 6 days


Delivered at one of Competency Training’s national training centres, or at a client’s facility.


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The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course is intended for people employed in a work health and safety environment who are seeking to upgrade their qualifications. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and may have limited responsibility for the output, safety, and well-being of others.

The course material for the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety material covers a broad range of health and safety functions and responsibilities in the workplace, including:

  • Identifying hazards
  • Assessing WHS risks
  • Implementing strategies to control WHS risks
  • Evaluating an organisation’s performance.

The course provides participants with practical knowledge and skills to enable the provision of valid and timely WHS advice and assist with improving safety in the workplace.

Students undertaking this qualification are provided options to allow them to complete their training in a format and timeframe most appropriate to their previous experience and qualifications.

  • 12 months – complete course delivery
  • 6 days intensive – complete course delivery




BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Elective Units

BSBMGT403 Implement Continuous Improvement
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for safety officers, safety advisors, safety supervisors and managers. Individuals could be in a WHS role, or wanting to secure a WHS role.

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