1SDO Training

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


Work health and safety management

Suitable for those working in Occupational or Work Health and Safety (OHS/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
  • Workplace incident management
  • Return to work planning for injured workers
  • Advanced first aid

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

(5 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

(5 Elective Units)

BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work

BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

Initial Course Information

  • Duration - twelve (12) months
  • Self Paced Mode with online assessments, each unit will take approximately 4 weeks to complete
  • A one day face to face practical session in our Melbourne training centre is required as part of this qualification.
  • Reasonable computer skills and access to internet and email are required
  • Prerequisites - There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification
  • 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

Cost: $1150.00

Payment terms : Initial payment of $500 at enrolment and two further $325 payments at monthly intervals. All payments must be made before your certificate will be issued