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BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) is designed to give students practical knowledge and skills to enable the provision of valid and timely WHS advice and assist with improving safety in the workplace. Students are either in a WHS role, or wanting to secure a WHS role, working under limited supervision and may provide leadership and guidance to other relating to WHS matters.

The course 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

Learning Outcomes:
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety provides students with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Implement and support the workplace 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 and
  • Contribute to setting up and running of WHS consultation and participation processes.

Mode and Duration:
Classroom based with Monthly workshops over 10 – 12 months.

There are no entry requirements for this course, however access to a suitable workplace environment is preferred.