1SDO Training

BSB41415 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


Work health and safety management

Suitable for those working in Work Health and Safety (WHS) roles.

This course covers a broad range of health and safety functions and responsibilities in the workplace. Participants gain an understanding of planning, policy development and ethics, WHS management system, risk management, WHS incident management and emergency procedures. It will also cover the application of the current Act, its regulations, codes of practice and advisory standards.

Knowledge and Skills developed

  • Implement and support the WHS management system
  • Prepare and advise workplace personnel for dealing with WHS issues
  • Understand WHS legislative requirements and assist with monitoring workplace compliance
  • Implement WHS initiatives and processes that support organisational WHS goals
  • Apply knowledge of risk assessment to contribute to the selection of risk assessment techniques, tools and processes for common hazards
  • Contribute to setting up and running of WHS consultation and participation processes

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Units of Competency

(10 Units)

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

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

BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to work programs

BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes

BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Initial Course Information

  • Duration – twelve (12) months
  • Self Paced Mode with online assessments, each unit will take approximately 4 weeks to complete
  • Reasonable computer skills and access to internet and email are required
  • Prerequisites – Although there are no formal prerequisites for this qualification we require evidence of completion of the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (completed within 12 months)
  • Entry Requirements – Although this qualification has no formal entry requirements the training is delivered in English only and it would be expected that person would have achieved at least year 10 standard or equivelent or have previously sucessfully completed a Certificate III level qualification
  • LLN – You will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numaracy assessment prior to be enrolment acceptance

Cost: $1650.00

Payment terms : Initial payment of $1500 at enrolment and a further $150 on completion of the final unit

Note: We are not currently taking enrolments for this course