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Course Description

This BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course is one of Australia’s latest,  Cert IV WHS courses.  Being nationally-accredited, this OHS course is perfect for anyone that needs WHS skills for their current job; wants to change careers (e.g. become a workplace health and safety representative); or those that want to gain new OHS certificate to get a promotion.

This Cert IV Workplace Health and Safety course can be studied online, face to face, or through a live, interactive virtual workshops from anywhere in Australia.  Inspire Education has been delivering quality WHS training for well over a decade!  It is the a common health and safety course often done by those wanting to become safety officers, or health and safety representatives.

During this course, you’ll learn how to contribute WHS risk management, implement WHS systems, and workplace incident responses.  Also, you’ll learn to assist workplace compliance with WHS laws, assist and manage WHS contractor compliance, and to identify risk and risk apply management processes, amongst other useful skills.

Get qualified, and contribute to a positive health and safety culture in your workplace – help prevent accidents, and save lives!

Where Can the Latest Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Take Your Career?

This Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety online course the latest version of Australia’s leading safety qualification. It is a nationally accredited course designed for anyone wanting to engage in careers such as the following:

  • Health And Safety Representative
  • Safety Officer
  • HR Professional
  • Safety Advisor
  • WHS Officer
  • Safety Auditor
  • Health And Safety Officer
  • OHS Officer
  • WHS Representative
  • Workplace Health And Safety Representative
  • Human Resource Officer
  • OHS Representative
  • Workplace Health And Safety Officer
  • Occupational Health And Safety Officer
  • Safety Compliance Officer
  • Work Health And Safety Representative
  • WHS Advisor
  • Community Safety Officer
  • Safety And Compliance Officer
  • Fire Safety Auditor
  • WHS Coordinator

Looking at Australia’s safety officer jobs outlook and occupational health and safety-related jobs outlook will give you a glimpse of the jobs you can take on—possible tasks, salary information, skill level required, and industry growth forecast. Click on the links to explore where the Cert IV in WHS can take you.

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Course Details

Course Code:

Course Name:

BSB41419  Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Duration:

Expected Study Hours:

12 months Up to 700 expected study hours depending on industry experience

Delivery Methods:

Commencement:

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Course Delivery Options

Inspire Education (RTO# 32067) offers the LATEST BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety via THREE flexible delivery options.

1. Mixed Mode Delivery – This course will be self-paced and completed via distance education using Inspire Education’s online student portal. Delivery includes face to face webinars, self-paced study, directed research and online learning and assessment materials and activities. You will have up to 12 months to complete the course from your commencement date; Inspire has a continual intake of students on this basis.

2. Face-to-Face Workshops – Attend a combination of 1-week, 2-week, 3-week, or 4-week face-to-face Cert IV WHS workshop to ‘kick start’ your WHS course, and commence a significant portion + self-paced learning + all resources in the mixed mode delivery.

  • 1-Week Face-to-Face Workshop
    Kick start your training and set yourself up for success by attending a 5-day face-to-face WHS workshop with an expert trainer! You will be introduced to fundamental concepts about Workplace Health and Safety, specifically about Safety Culture and Compliance. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 2-Week Face-to-Face Workshop
    Break through a huge portion of your course by attending two (2) 5-day face-to-face WHS workshops. After understanding Safety Culture and Compliance during Week 1, you will study Safety Management Systems this time. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 3-Week Face-to-Face Workshop
    Maximise your study time by attending three (3) 5-day face-to-face WHS workshops. Now that you have better understanding of Safety Culture and Compliance and Safety Management Systems, you will next tackle Incident Management under your safety trainer’s assistance and direction. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 4-Week Face-to-Face Workshop
    Fast-track your training by attending four (4) intensive 5-day face-to-face WHS workshops. With the expert guidance of your trainers, you will take on everything mentioned in Week 1, Week 2, and Week 3. In Week 4, you will proceed to learn about WHS Consultation. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.

3. COVID-19 Safe Online Workshop – Stay safe at home during the pandemic as you attend a combination of  1-week, 2-week, 3-week, or 4-week online Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety workshops to ‘kick start’ your course and commence a significant portion + self-paced learning + all resources in the mixed mode delivery.

  • 1-Week Online Workshop
    Kick start your training and set yourself up for success by attending a 5-day online WHS workshop with an expert trainer! You will be introduced to fundamental concepts about Workplace Health and Safety, specifically about Safety Culture and Compliance. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 2-Week Online Workshop
    Break through a huge portion of your course by attending two (2) 5-day online WHS workshops. After understanding Safety Culture and Compliance during Week 1, you will study Safety Management Systems this time. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 3-Week Online Workshop
    Maximise your study time by attending three (3) 5-day online WHS workshops. Now that you have better understanding of Safety Culture and Compliance and Safety Management Systems, you will next tackle Incident Management under your safety trainer’s assistance and direction. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.
  • 4-Week Online Workshop
    Fast-track  your training by attending four (4) intensive 5-day online WHS workshops. With the expert guidance of your trainers, you will take on everything mentioned in Week 1, Week 2, and Week 3. In Week 4, you will proceed to learn about WHS Consultation. Comes with up to 12 months of self-paced learning.

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What Will You Learn in this Cert IV in WHS Course?

This BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety online course is designed to equip you with the skills to apply for a range of workplace health and safety representative, and safety officer roles.

During this WHS training course, you will gain a broad range of skills relating to work health and safety to equip you for a range of OHS-related roles.  You will learn how to assist workplace compliance with WHS laws, and manage WHS compliance of contractors.

Additionally, you learn how to contribute to WHS risk management, workplace incident responses, and implementing WHS management systems.  Other skills you will gain include how to analyse and present research information, write complex documents, and make presentations to ensure you have the know how to work successfully as a safety professional.

Learn to save lives, and start your first-class WHS training, today!

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to enter the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. However, it is preferred that students:

  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have sound language and literacy skills (at least Year 10 English, or equivalent)

Students are required to:

  • Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provide a valid ID with his/her picture and signature
  • Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Evaluation
  • Undertake a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation before accessing the course materials and commencing studies

All students considering a self-paced online course should give consideration to the following prior to enrolment:

  • Ability to access any required technologies
  • Information technology skills in accessing and using online programs
  • Experience and self-motivation to learn on their own
  • Competing pressures, such as work and family commitments, that may impact self-paced study time

Take our “Online Study Readiness Survey” to do a self-assessment! Visit the Inspire FAQ page for more info.

Qualification Pathways

Students enrolled in this BSB41419 Cert IV WHS course may also wish to study other courses that will support them in their WHS skills, as well as other business or training skills. Other options available for students may include:

Course Units

This current BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety supersedes the old BSB41412 and BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety courses and the older BSB41407 Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety course. This latest Cert IV WHS is now the newest standard in Safety Officer training and workplace health safety.

The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is comprised of 10 units – 5 core units plus 5 elective units. Many workplaces look for the skills covered in this WHS course in someone conducting Safety Officer or WHS Officer duties. Our course elective units have been carefully selected to enable participants to contribute to an organisation’s health and safety systems with confidence.

Core Units:

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

Elective Units:

BSBCMM401 – Make a presentation
BSBRES411 – Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS418 – Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWRT401 – Write complex documents
BSBRSK401 – Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Resources Provided by Inspire

To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:

  • Access to a student account in the Learning Management System (LMS) for submission
  • Learning Materials and Assessment Workbooks
  • Simulations, where applicable, including access to relevant documentation, like legislation and organisation policies
  • Templates for completing assessment task

Resources Supplied by the Student

To complete your studies you will need to have access to:

  • Where possible, access to a workplace where they can complete their assessments under a supervisor (NOTE: Inspire Education will provide a simulated environment for students unable to secure a workplace for their assessments – for units applicable under simulated pathway only)
  • A computer with:
    • Internet access through Google Chrome
    • MS Word, MS Powerpoint, or equivalent applications
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Video and audio recording equipment (e.g. mobile phone) to record role-plays and presentations
  • At least three (3) people to participate in role-plays and provide feedback
  • Office equipment and resources

Course Outline & Structure

Expected Study Hours: There are a total of up to 700 expected study hours for this course, depending on your existing skills and knowledge.

As the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is online, you can study from all major cities, including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth — in fact any town or city in Australia as assessments are submitted through our student portal.

To assess your knowledge, you will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Plan Evaluation after enrolment.
Upon completion, you will be provided with a training plan that identifies your cohort, taking into account your existing level of knowledge and skill in this vocational area. The amount of training and support required for each learner will vary according to their existing experience, knowledge and skills.

Inspire Education has identified four student cohorts:

  • Beginner Cohort (Full Study Model) – includes learners with limited relevant knowledge or skill in the competence contained in this qualification; no recent related industry experience; study hours is up to 700 hours
  • Intermediate Cohort (Partial Study Model) – includes learners with moderate relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; limited recent related industry experience; study hours is up to 595 hours
  • Advanced Cohort (Partial Recognition Pathway) – includes learners with extensive relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; recent related industry work experience of two years or more; this includes candidates holding superseded qualifications, skill sets, or units of competency from the BSB07 or BSB Training Package; study hours is up to 440 hours
  • Expert Cohort (Assessment only) – consists of individuals with current industry experience of more than 5 years and with extensive relevant knowledge and skill in the competence contained in this qualification; these candidates are recommended to undertake a full recognition pathway; this includes candidates holding the BSB41412 Certificate IV WHS or the BSB41415 Certificate IV WHS who are currently working in the industry; study hours is up to 368 hours

Assessment Methods

Assessment is conducted using a combination of Questioning (e.g. written/oral questions, interviews, self-evaluation, and questionnaires), Product-based Methods (e.g. reports, displays, work samples, role plays, presentations, and outputs), and Direct Observation (e.g. assessments in real-time in the workplace or in a simulated off-the-job situation that reflects the workplace)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The RPL pathway 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.

Career Pathways

Once you’ve gained the Cert IV in Work Health and Safety, you are now qualified for a career in OHS and WHS. Career information provided by My Skills includes the following job outcomes:

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer

You can also search for WHS Officer, WHS Coordinator, or OHS Officer to see all the opportunities available right now.

Workshop Locations and Timetables

Online/Distance-Learning Course – Anywhere in Australia!

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Online Course Timetable Anywhere in Australia!

Queensland WHS Workshops

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Brisbane Timetable QLD
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