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  • BSB41419

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Systems Officer
  • Payroll Officer
  • Human Resources Assistant
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
BSBINS401
Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS417
Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWHS418
Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS419
Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
BSBWHS522
Manage WHS consultation and participation processes
Gold Coast
BSBCMM411
Make presentations
BSBLDR411
Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBWRT411
Write complex documents
BSBWHS417
Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWHS418
Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
Darling Downs and South West
BSBWHS418
Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWRT411
Write complex documents
BSBINS401
Analyse and present research information
BSBCMM411
Make presentations
BSBLDR411
Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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

Payment options

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.

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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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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised. 

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland