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BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

National ID: BSB41419 State ID: BER2
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Progress your career in work health and safety.

There is a growing demand for individuals with an existing trade or business qualification to upskill in work health and safety. This combination provides an advantage in securing roles in the mining, construction and manufacturing industries in North West Australia. 

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety has been designed to equip you with the skills to provide advice and assist with improving safety in your workplace. 

Throughout this course, you will learn how to: 

  • Develop suitable work health and safety documentation, and present and promote it within your workplace 
  • Comply with work health and safety regulations while supporting the workplace 
  • Collect and analyse workplace safety data 
  • Identify hazards and assess risks on domestic and commercial building sites, and establish appropriate control measures for these hazards 
  • Consult with management, subcontractors and workers on health and safety concerns 
  • Contribute to managing incidents and return to work arrangements of staff 
  • Assist with managing on-site contractors 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Report writing and presentation development 
  • Work health and safety legislation, consultation and participation processes 
  • Risk management and incident response 
  • Work health and safety management systems 
  • Contractor compliance 
  • Leadership and management 
  • You wish to extend your knowledge and experience in safety in the context of your current employment  
  • You wish to improve future employment opportunities in safety management through formal training 

There are no formal entrance requirements for this qualification; however, you may have previously completed the Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Health and safety coordinator 
  • Safety advisor 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)


Delivery locations and study options

Available all year

Qualification details

Duration 1 Year
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
How Off campus
On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $2,025.20 $0.00 $2,025.20
Concession $610.05 $0.00 $610.05

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2022
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • The government rate for Australian Citizens over the age of 18, permanent visa holders, visa sub-class 309, 444, 820 or a 457 dependent visa

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

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