Course detail

Qualification
Certificate IV
National code
BSB41415
Recognition
Nationally recognised – meets AQF standards
Awarded by
LMIT (RTO 31966)
Study mode
Online
Study load
Self-paced
(eg 8hrs a week/1 unit p/mth)
Duration
Up to 12 months
Start date
Enrol anytime
Payment options
– weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment plan
– upfront payment
– credit card, bank deposit, cheque.

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RTO No. 31966

This course is approved by Centrelink for Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement.

Overview

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

What will be my job title when I finish?

After successfully completing the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, you will have the Qualification allowing you to work in any industry as a:

  • WHS Coordinator
  • Safety Officer
  • Workcover Inspector
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer

What is the course structure?

The BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety includes 10 units:

5 core units + 5 elective units

Please refer to the table below for the units of competency and learning outcomes for the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS).

NOTE: The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

Units of competency

Core Units

BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws *
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes *
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control *
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems *
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents *

Electives streams

General

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

Rehabilitation

BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill and instruction
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

Facilitation

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill and instruction
TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment

*Core Untis
For more information on the unit descriptions please contact one of our team.

*Learning Guarantee

You will be successful in obtaining your qualification in the TWELVE (12) month timeframe or we will offer you a free THREE (3) month extension in which to complete your qualification. You must be deemed to be on track for completion in order to receive free THREE (3) month extension.

Online self-paced

Our courses are delivered online and are self-paced, allowing completion of your course in the comfort of your own home or office, giving you the convenience and flexibility to study when you wish. You will have access to all the user friendly learning resources you need to complete your course.

You will have a timeframe of TWELVE (12) months to complete your qualification from the date you enrol. When you enrol into your course with LMIT, your log on details and access to your course materials and assessment will be sent to you almost straight away, allowing you to begin your course.

Recognition Assessment

If you already have the skills and knowledge required for all or part of the Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety, you will be able to use our Recognition Assessment process. Let us know if you would like some additional information on this and we can organise for one of our trainers to give you a call!