BSB41419 Certificate IV Work Health and Safety

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    12 months


The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the perfect course for those who are passionate about keeping their workplace safe. Designed by industry professionals, this qualification will give you a broad range of practical knowledge and skills, allowing you to confidently assess risks.

Through a mix of theory and practical course work you will learn to:

  • Assist with responding to incidents
  • Contribute to WHS hazard identification
  • Assess and control risks
  • Assist with compliance with current WHS regulations

Units of competency

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

Elective units Group A

  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

Group B and imported electives (choose two)

  • RIIRIS402E Carry out the risk management process (PWZTMD)
  • RIICWD503E Prepare traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes (PWZTMD)
  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • RIIRTM301E Operate truck or trailer mounted attenuators (please note pre-requisites apply)
  • BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations
  • TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

Elective subjects can be changed to suit the learners work environment, prior learning, or future work aspirations.


This course has been designed and contextualised to ensure workplace competence and enable students to complete assessments in relevant work-related situations. Elective units can be changed to suit a student or workplace requirements. Please ask us about contextualising the course to your workplace.

A blend of self-paced and workplace-based delivery, with online learning and formative assessments, workshops and projects.


Assessments will be a mix of online formative assessments, work-based projects and practical assessments.


Enrolment requirements:

  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to

Training and assessment requirements:

  • Students will need an intermediate understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at an intermediate level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course. Some pre-requisites are required for some elective units of competency.

If you are choosing the TMD course electives there are no pre-requisites however experience in traffic control and implementing traffic control plans is recommended.

TMA prerequisites include TMI card and heavy vehicle drivers licence (MR, HC, HR, MC).

What to expect

Training will include:

  • Online and workshop learning
  • Formative assessments
  • Work-based projects
  • Simulated workplace scenarios

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify health and safety legislative requirements
  • Identify construction hazards and risk control measures
  • Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes
  • Identify incident and emergency response procedures

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no licencing or regulative requirements of this course unless units with licencing or regulative requirements are packaged in on student or workplace request.

Pathways to further training

Further study could include:

  • Diploma Business
  • Diploma Work Health and Safety
  • Leadership and Management