Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2020
Version Effective: 2nd of March, 2020

BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.


Entry Requirements

None specified.

Suggested prior experience in any of the following:

  • WHS Representative training and fulfilling that role
  • Undertaken short training courses (i.e. 1 day) – work specific WHS matters
  • Having undertaken practical WHS tasks in the workplace related to implementing and/or monitoring WHS systems

Students having completed BSB30719 - Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or similar studies may consider undertaking this qualification.

Recommended:

Applicants should have a sound level of computer literacy skills and be motivated and organised to complete the training and assessment in an on-line learning environment.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2,650.00 (2021)
$2,810.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $265.00 (2021)
$281.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $89.00 (2021)
$94.40 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Transport and Safety Sciences
Skill Area
  • Business Services
  • Safety
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Students may work in the role of a Work Health and Safety Officer or Work Health and Safety Advisor.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Standard Course Structure

12 months part time.

This course is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Students should allocate approximately 12-15 hours per week of study. However, as it is competency based, it may be possible for learners to complete their training sooner if they have reached the required skill level.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Online
Core
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response More Information Training.gov Details
Elective


BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS412 - Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
2 BSBWHS414 - Contribute to WHS risk management
3 BSBWHS415 - Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
4 BSBWHS413 - Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
5 BSBWHS416 - Contribute to workplace incident response
6 BSBWHS418 - Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
7 BSBWHS417 - Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
8 BSBWHS431 - Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
9 BSBWHS520 - Manage implementation of emergency procedures
10 BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents


RPL

RPL Only

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
RPL
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Project
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
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Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
December: Part Time

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2021 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time

RPL

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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More Details

More Details

Course intakes for 2021 will be available in the first two weeks of each month, from February to October.  See below for the intake dates and allocation of units, inclusive of enrolment periods. Students may enrol in up to the 3 or 4 allocated competencies in each cluster, OR choose to enrol in only one or two units at a time, depending on the study load they wish to take on and when they wish to complete the qualification. The clusters shown below reflect a study pattern that contributes to the completion of the qualification in approximately one calendar year, but students may complete the qualification in a shorter period of time.


COURSE INTAKE DETAILS

CLUSTER

UNIT CODE & TITLE

INTAKE ENROLMENT

PERIODS

Cluster 1

§ BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

§ BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management

§ BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems

 

February

1/2/21 – 12/2/21

March

1/3/21 – 12/3/21

April

6/4/21 – 16/4/21

May

3/5/21 – 14/5/21

June

7/6/21 – 18/6/21

July

5/7/21 – 16/7/21

August

2/8/21 – 13/8/21

September

6/9/21 – 17/9/21

October

4/10/21 – 15/10/21

 

Cluster 2

§ BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes

§ BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

§ BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors (1st elective unit)

Cluster 3

§ BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work

§ BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

§ BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures

§ BSBWRT401 Write complex documents