The Top 3 Career Reasons Australians Study Work Health and Safety

The Top 3 Career Reasons Australians Study Work Health and Safety

Where can the Cert IV WHS take your career?

If you’re looking at completing a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, no doubt you’re planning to start a new career, advance your current one, or enhance your ability to do your job, right?

The Cert IV WHS is one of the most popular vocational qualifications in Australia. This qualification can open up whole new career paths or enhance your ability to do your current job. It could even open up a range of new career paths you might not have even thought about yet!

Where will your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety take your career?

Did you know there are many ways the occupational health and safety course could help advance your career?

Are you looking to:

  • Start your new career in Safety?
  • Move forward in your current role? – no matter what industry
  • Hone your current safety skills with a Nationally Recognised course?

Start Your Career in Safety & Access New Career Opportunities

Safety officers are found in a variety of industries like human resources, mining and government departmentsCompleting your WHS qualification could help you work towards a range of new Safety roles, including:

  • WHS/Safety Officer
  • Safety Representative
  • WHS or OHS Coordinator
  • Workplace Safety Contact
  • Rehabilitation Coordinator
  • Workcover Assessor
  • HR Professional
  • Or Any Role with Significant Safety Responsibilities

As one of Australia’s fast growing sectors, safety is now vital in many industries and workplaces across Australia. With an average of 185 workplace fatalities per year over the last 2 years, plus many more injuries, workplace health and safety is still vital in Australian workplaces. By learning practical skills from Inspire’s expert trainers (all of whom have years of experience in the safety sector) you’ll be ready to seek out a wide range of new career opportunities and help keep Australians safe.

This course is also an ideal stepping stone to more advanced training which could help you develop your career and move into more senior roles.  It provides a great foundation of essential health and safety safety skills you can build on with specialised training.  Completing your Cert IV WHS will also mean you are eligible to advance your safety career with the Diploma of Work Health and Safety course.

Advance Your Existing Career with New Skills to Add to Your Resume

Occupational health and workplace safety is an essential part of the day-to-day work in many Australian industries. It is especially important for people working in:

  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Transport, Postal & Warehousing
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Nursing
  • Government Departments
  • Human Resources

Knowing key skills in workplace health and safety is vital when you want to advance into senior jobs, management roles, or even just up-skill within your current job.  Show employers you have the right skills to play your part in keeping their safety systems running smoothly.

Next time you ask for a raise or promotion, or look for a new job, make sure you are equipped with your Cert IV WHS.

Passionate About Safety? Formalise Your Skills with a Nationally Recognised Qualification

Do you want to:

  • Be in control of your safety at work?
  • Develop practical skills to use on the job?
  • Step up and become your workplace safety representative?

No doubt you and your workmates want to go home safe at the end of the day. You know your job better than anyone, so why wait for someone else to tell you how to do it safely?

Develop your practical knowledge so you can take part in the health and safety systems often used in Australian workplaces. Once you understand the safety principles taught in this Cert IV WHS course, you will be even better equipped to participate in your work’s safety processes.

Put yourself in a position to:

  • Introduce effective WHS actions into your workplace
  • Spot and control risks when you see them on site, in the field, at the office or in the clinic
  • Perform your job safely and efficiently
  • Have more control over your personal safety, or possibly step up and become your workplace safety contact or representative

So, when can you start using your Cert IV WHS?

No doubt you want to start using your new qualification straight away, but first you need to do the training!

Inspire’s full face-to-face course delivery is typically the quickest and easiest way to complete your training so you can start using your qualification and move forward in your career as soon as possible. Our recent student data has seen people who studied via Face-to-Face are nearly 4x more likely to successfully complete their qualification^. If you would like to study via face-to-face training, its always best to book ASAP as courses fill up fast.

Courses for the Cert IV WHS are available in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and other Australian cities

Face to face training available in:

We understand that life and work commitments make face to face training difficult. Online training is also available if you are self-motivated and have the time to work towards your goals at your own pace.

No matter which delivery method you choose, we know you don’t want to waste time when your future is at stake. This is why our clustered workbooks are specially designed to reduce the ‘doubling up’ of work commonly found in other occupational health and safety courses, so you can learn each concept simply, and ultimately gain your qualification faster.

Whether you are planning to start a new career, advance your current one, or enhance your ability to do your job, now is the perfect time to get started.  As one of Australia’s leading safety training institutes, Inspire will provide you with the premium resources, support and training you need to access great career opportunities in safety.


^ Based on Inspire Education student completion data as at January 2015.


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