BSB41415 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety – for Domestic Students

Domestic Students

BSB41415 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Overview

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will give you the underpinning knowledge required to assist in managing WHS within the workplace.

The qualification is suitable for people working in a WHS role that may or may not work under supervision. You may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Duration

This qualification is delivered over a period of 470 hours. Participants enrolled in this course will have up to 52 weeks including holidays to complete the course requirements.

Format

This Cert IV will be delivered using a blended delivery model with a combination of online learning and classroom delivery. Educators will be available to provide necessary support on request.

Location

Level 1/169 Plenty Road, Preston, VIC 3072. Practical placement locations as negotiated by ALACC with individual Providers.

Purpose

This Cert IV qualification is designed to equip participants with well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply Work Health and Safety (WHS) principles in a wide variety of contexts. Students will learn to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Who May Attend

This qualification is available to anyone who is currently employed in the following roles: OHS/WHS officer; Health and safety representative; Health and safety committee member; Health and safety assistant, members of OHS committees

Recognition

Students may be able to shorten the length of their studies through the recognition of experience and/ or qualifications gained elsewhere. Applications can be made for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer.

These will be assessed according to the college’s policy & procedures to determine if/how much advanced standing will be granted.

This qualification holds National Recognition.

Pre-Requisites

The minimum age for eligible applicants is 18 years. Applicants must have successfully completed the equivalent of Year 11 according to the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Proficiency in English is required to meet Industry standards.

Although LLN test is not an entry requirement, students are asked to undertake the same so appropriate academic support can be ensured throughout the course of study.

Pathway

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at certificate level, including

  • BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or other relevant Certificate III qualifications

OR

  • Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.

Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Work Health and Safety Representative
  • Work Health and Safety Committee Member
  • Work Health and Safety Assistant.

This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, candidates may undertake the BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety, a qualification for those wishing to develop specialised skills and knowledge required to coordinate and maintain the WHS program within an organisation, or a range of other Diploma level qualifications.

Course Units

Please ask us about credit transfers.

Core Units

BSBWHS402
Assist with compliance with WHS laws
40
BSBWHS403
Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
40
BSBWHS404
Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and control
60
BSBWHS405
Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
50
BSBWHS406
Assist with responding to incidents
40

Elective Units 5

BSBWHS408
Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
30
BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
50
BSBWHS409
Assist with workplace monitoring processes
60
BSBWHS407
Assist with claims management, rehabilitation, and return-to-work programs
50
BSBWHS410
Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
40

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety requires successful completion of 10 units. These include: 5 core units and 5 Elective Units selected from the A and B listing in the packaging specification as specified in the BSB Business Services Training Package.

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    Course Fees
    Government Funding Subsidised Fee
    (Concession)
    AUD 140.00
    Fees: AUD 90.00

    $0.19 per scheduled hour

    Registration Fee: AUD 50.00
    Government Funding Subsidised Fee
    (Non-Concession)
    AUD 500.00
    Fees: AUD 450.00

    $0.96 per scheduled hour

    Registration Fee: AUD 50.00
    Full Fee
    AUD 1,945.00
    Fees: AUD 1,895.00
    Registration Fee: AUD 50.00
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    *Eligible students must: –

    • Present a Green Medicare card
    • Be a Permanent resident in Australia
    • Not have a qualification higher or equal to qualification being applied

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