Certificate IV Work Health and
Safety BSB41415


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    This course has flexible and Online study options, so it works around your schedule and lifestyle.

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  • Nationally Recognised

    This Certificate is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).


Course Details

Course Name  – Certificate IV Work Health and Safety BSB41415

How Many Units  – 9 Units

How It’s Delivered  – Online

Course Provider – Scope Training

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety conveys to employers that the holder has practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge to work effectively within the health and safety environment, including specific positions as a Health and Safety Coordinator, Advisor or Representative.

Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.

The amount of effort and time required for this qualification is based upon your existing skills and experience (find out more on how competency based learning works).  It is suggested that the course take approximately 300 hours of learning. However due to this course providers learner profile and methods by which their programs are structured this is rarely the case.  

 As a guide:

Little to no previous experience
200-500 hours

6 months or less Supervisory experience
50-300 hours

6 Months to 2 years Supervisory experience
20-100 hours

2 years plus Supervisory experience
30 minutes (through RPL) to 50 hours
Broadly the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) confirms to an employer your application of the following skills within a project environment:Communication, Teamwork, Problem-solving, Initiative and enterprise, Planning and Organising, Self-management, Learning and Technology skills.
After successful completion of the Certificate IV in Work Health and safety further educational pathways include:

Diploma of Work Health and Safety, Certificate IV in Frontline Management as well as opening the door to many other qualifications.


Want a Career in Work Health and Safety?


The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of occupational health and safety across all a broad range of industries in Australia. It is relevant to supervisors, Health and safety representatives, safety officers and those are involved in the management of occupational risk. The Certificate IV is considered the minimum qualification required for anyone wishing to work within the field of occupational health and safety.

Upon successful completion of 10 units, participants will be awarded the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41412) The Certificate IV in WHS is highly regarded as the minimum industry standard. Job roles include; Work Health and Safety Officer/coordinator, safety advisor, WHS representative, Health and Safety representative, return to work co-ordinator.

Participants will learn how to identify and comply with legislation, Identify, assess, control hazards, contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation process, you will learn how to contribute to workplace emergency procedures and monitoring as well the injury management. This will provide participants with the skills they need to effectively co –ordinate workplace health and safety.


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Certificate IV Work Health and Safety BSB41415 Thom Gardner - Content Manager August 26, 2018 March 13, 2018