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BSB41419

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Enhance your skills with this mid-level qualification in workplace health and safety. You will be guided through your education to achieve success with potential employment opportunities in roles such as safety inspector, human resources assistant or payroll officer.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Toowoomba Start date: 04 Oct 2022 Duration: up to 1 year
STUDY LOCATIONS Darling Downs and South West Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$0
Full Fee
$2,500

Course overview

Upgrade your skills and knowledge in work health and safety with this mid-level qualification. This qualification will give you specialised skills to seek work as a safety inspector or human resources assistant.

Qualified safety inspectors are highly employable with over 91 percent in full time roles. In addition to this, over the next few years there is expected to be strong growth in available opportunities.

This qualification is built specifically to give you specialised skills and knowledge in areas including assisting with responding to incidents, contribution to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation, and participation processes and assist with compliance with WHS laws.

Successfully completing this program will provide you with the specialised skills and knowledge to enter the workforce within work health and safety as a safety officer.

What can I do?

  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Systems Officer
  • Payroll Officer
  • Human Resources Assistant

Course outcome:

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Recognition of experience

Your years of industry experience count for something. With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) we can help you fill in your gaps in knowledge to gain or upgrade your qualifications faster.

Further study options

At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing quality pathways to further education opportunities. Continue to advance your career with further study options that will open up more exciting employment opportunities in work health and safety.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS412
    Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS412
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with establishing and maintaining workplace compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS413
    Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS413
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing and maintaining work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation as prescribed in legislation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS414
    Contribute to WHS risk management
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS414
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to WHS risk management, which includes the processes for identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling the risk relating to those identified hazards.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to WHS risk management

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS415
    Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS415
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing a plan for a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) that applies to own role.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to implementing WHS management systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS416
    Contribute to workplace incident response
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS416
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to work health and safety (WHS) legislative and organisational requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to workplace incident response

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
17 Apr 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
10 Jul 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
03 Oct 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
30 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time 5 hours per week
Online
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $2,500
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
30 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time 5 hours per week
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
17 Apr 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
10 Jul 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
Toowoomba
03 Oct 2023
up to 1 year
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
30 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time 5 hours per week
Online
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $2,500
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
30 Jan 2023
up to 18 months
Part time 5 hours per week
  • CSQ funded: $0
  • Full fee: $2,500

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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41419)

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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

COURSE CODE: BSB41419
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

In order to satisfactorily complete the assessment tasks it is recommended that you have access to a workplace with operational policies, procedures and systems. It is also recommended that you are currently, or have recently been, employed in a Work Health and Safety related role.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

An internet connection and a computer with a camera and audio is required for the online component of this course.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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