Certificate IV WHS
BSB41419 - Certificate IV Work Health and Safety
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of occupational health and safety across all a broad range of industries in Australia. It is relevant to supervisors, Health and safety representatives, safety officers and those are involved in the management of occupational risk. The Certificate IV is considered the minimum qualification required for anyone wishing to work within the field of occupational health and safety.
What you'll learn in the Certificate IV Work Health and Safety
This course will take you through the aspects of work health and safety from start to finish. You will be learning the key components and concepts of work health and safety processes and procedures.
Through the Certificate IV you will develop your skills in drafting emergency plans, assisting with compliance of WHS laws, assisting with responding to incidents, and implementing and maintaining WHS management systems.
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How will this course help me?
Upon successful completion of 10 chosen units, participants will be awarded the Certificate IV Work Health and Safety (BSB41415). The Certificate IV Work Health and Safety is highly regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of those who have demonstrated the ability to work effectively within a WHS environment.
Participants will undertake learning to sharpen their skills (as per key skills section) as well as the opportunity to apply WHS concepts to work-based situations. This will provide participants with the skills they need to work as effective WHS team members as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.
How Would You Like To Qualify As A Work Health and Safety Officer?
Looking for customised Corporate Training?
Scope is experienced at designing custom learning experiences and has partnered with businesses of all shapes and sizes across a range industries.
A Certificate IV Work Health and Safety can be created and delivered customised to your organisation.
This will include integrating your values, policies, processes, frameworks as well using examples based on your industry.
Companies we’ve worked with include
Certificate IV Work Health and Safety Units
BSBWHS412 – Assist with 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
BSBWHS417 – Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWHS418 – Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS419 – Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
BSBPMG409 – Apply project scope management techniques
BSBMGT401 – Show leadership in the workplace
Looking for different units? Contact our team and we can discuss what other units may be available as well as if your previous experience can reduce the course requirements.
How long will it take to complete?
The great thing with competency based training is that completion of a course is based on your ability to demonstrate your ability to perform to industry standard. This allows you to complete at your own pace.
There are no exams in the course, it is very practical and based upon things you’re going to face in a project environment.
We provide students with the ability to complete the Certificate IV Work Health and Safety Practice over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months. During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification.
Give us a call, email, use the chat or whatever is easiest and we can give you an estimate based on your situation as well as how your experience may help you complete faster.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no entry requirements into the Certificate IV Work Health and Safety Practice. If you have a computer and an internet connection you’re set.
Having said that we believe that learning is most valuable when applied. So it’s best to have a workplace or previous which you can use to apply your learning.
Our model isn’t geared for those coming straight out of school and find that most of our students come from one of two paths.
Ideally participants should hold a Certificate III in Work Health and Safety. However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas such as Business, Health and Safety etc. Many participants of this program are tertiary qualified professionals looking to migrate into a project role.
Many students enter this qualification without holding an existing qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry. In regards to the Certificate IV Work Health and Safety Practice, this may include but not limited to experience within a project environment, or another technical field, this may be either as a team member, supervisor or leading hand.
What jobs can I get with a Certificate IV Work Health and Safety?
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety conveys to employers that the holder has practically demonstrated the skills and knowledge to work effectively within the health and safety environment, including specific positions as a Health and Safety Coordinator, Advisor or Representative. Furthermore a qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context, reassuring employers of job-readiness.
Job Roles include: Work Health and Safety Officer/coordinator, safety advisor, WHS representative, Health and Safety representative, return to work coordinator Health and Safety Advisor
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