Course Code: BSB41412
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The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412 is one of Inspire Education’s ‘flagship’ qualifications and our WHS courses are regarded as some of the best in the country. Australia’s Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the current industry standard in becoming a qualified Safety Professional.
Get qualified with Inspire and be at the forefront of the training industry by gaining Australia’s most current Safety Qualification with one of Australia’s more respected WHS training institutes.
Australia’s Leading Safety Qualification, the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412 is a nationally-accredited course designed for anyone wanting to engage in careers such:
Inspire offers MANY flexible delivery options for you to undertake your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412.
Not sure which Delivery Option is right for you? Click here to view our checklist to help you choose the right WHS delivery mode.
Inspire has WHS workshops running throughout the year in most major cities. Get the latest workshop timetables in the course information pack using the link below.
By the time you finish your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412 with Inspire Education, you will have a sound understanding of the Australian Safety regulations and best practice.
You will also develop all key areas of Safety including effective health and safety management in the workplace and enable you to participate in an organisation’s OH&S/WHS Management Systems. You will learn how to comply with the latest Work Health & Safety legislation, and to contribute to WHS consultation processes. Additionally, you will learn to identify hazards, assess and control risks, and assist in the response to accidents. This course will also teach you how to contribute to workplace health and safety, including aiding in the implementation of OH&S/WHS strategies to control risks and emergency procedures.
The Cert IV in WHS will help you to take that next step in your career, whether you will be directly involved in workplace safety, contributing to OH&S systems in the workplace as a supervisor, or providing support to your company’s WHS systems in general. It is a valuable qualification that could be utilised in a range of employment opportunities.
Inspire Education has adopted a “clustered” approach for all of our Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety courses. Our courses are divided into 3 major topics – Safety Culture, Safety Management Systems and Safety in Action – plus a Practical Assessment workbook. This means you will only have to submit 4 workbooks to complete your course instead of 10 separate units!
Nominal Hours: There are a total of 613 nominal hours for this course. This equals approximately 12 hours of study per week for students in the 12 months online course, however you may work at your own pace and complete your course faster if you’d like!
Assessment Methods: Assessment is conducted using a combination of written questions, case studies, and projects to give you maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge in workplace health and safety.
This current Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (Cert IV WHS) supersedes the old Cert IV OHS Course (BSB41407) and if now the new standard in safety officer training and WHS.
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41412) is comprised of 10 units – 5 core units plus 5 elective units. Many workplaces look for the skills covered in this work health and safety course in someone conducting safety officer duties. Our course elective units have been carefully selected to enable participants to contribute to an organisation’s OH&S systems with confidence.
BSBWHS402A – Assist with compliance and WHS laws
BSBWHS403A – Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404A – Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405A – Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS406A – Assist with responding to incidents
BSBCMM401A – Make a presentation
BSBRES401A – Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS408A – Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWRT401A – Write complex documents
BSBRSK401A – Identify risk and apply risk management processes
There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412, however it is preferred that students:
To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:
For a full list of resources students will need to have access to, please see the guide here: What do I need to study my Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?
To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
IMPORTANT: Students will need access to a workplace to complete workplace-based assessments. Where the students does not have access to a workplace, they may complete these assessments using simulated workplace activities included in the course.
After completing the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, learners can continue their studies with the Diploma of Work Health and Safety BSB51312.
Once enrolled, you may also consider additional training to complement your health and safety skills, with courses such as:
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety also enables entry into the:
RPL is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. See the RPL Guide for more information on this process and how to apply.
Safety short courses including White Card, High Risk Work License, Heights Safety, Confined Spaces, and First Aid courses are available from other training providers.
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