BSB41415 - Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety
(BSB41415) - (Release 3)
Training Package: BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 4.0)
Study Modes: Classroom, Distance / E-learning, Blended, RPL
Pricing: $2290 - Classroom, $1990 - Blended,
$1690 - Online / E-learning, $1295 - RPL
Classroom Special: $1690 (first 4 places only per course! - conditions apply)
GEM Online Campus
The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.
Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.
Study in a face to face classroom environment; supported by our Facilitator, Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Practical Activities and Class Discussion. Partial completion of Assessment Guides can be achieved in class time with the balance of Assessments completed in your own time
Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 600 - 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 6-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 6 months from commencement. During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities and assessments.
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is designed for people seeking formal qualifications required by their industry.
There is often a broad demand for Work Health and Safety (WHS) professionals in both the private and public sectors. Almost all industries are required by legislation to have a WHS professional on a team, which means opportunities for you to move forward in your career!
This 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.
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.
Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.
They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will give you practical opportunities to practice WHS skills with the assistance of our highly experienced WHS trainers and advisors.
This Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is popular with people working in Mining, Oil & Gas, Construction, Health, Warehousing, large Business settings and many other industries. To formalise your knowledge or further your career in WHS, enrol in our Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety today!
Career Opportunities/Vocational Outcomes
This 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; i.e. WHS Coordinator or WHS Officer.
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety requires the completion of ten (10) units, consisting of five (5) core units and five (5) electives.
5 Core Units:
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
- 3 units must be from Group A listed in the Packaging Rules
- 2 units may be from Group A, Group B units listed in the Packaging Rules; or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level;
- If not listed in the Packaging Rules, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
5 Suggested Elective Units:
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this qualification.
Articulation Pathways from the Qualification
On completion of this course, you could consider higher qualifications in this Training Package, the Training Package area of your vocational competence, i.e. Diploma of Work Health & Safety (BSB51315) or in the higher education sector. For instance, you may specialise in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) (BSB80515), or Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (BSB80615) or Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80215).
Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of the program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.
Gaining University Entrance
A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree. Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit. Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical 'job ready' skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
A Graduate Certificate from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to postgraduate qualifications.
To enrol in the Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety today, please select your preferred course structure and commencement date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.
Alternatively, you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.
Please fill in the Application form below. Fields in bold are required.
BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety