BSB41419 Certificate IV
​in work health and safety

OVERVIEW

This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills and have some limited responsibility for the safety of others.

 
The qualification applies to those working as builders, project managers and supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks assessment effectively, apply relevant WHS requirements, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.
 
Licensing/Regulatory Information 
No licensing requirements, however Statement of Attainment is issued with this qualification.

Course Detail

Total number of units = 10

  • 5 core units plus
  • 5 elective units, of which:
  • 3 units must be from Group A below

the remaining 2 units may be selected as follows:
both may be selected from Group A, Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course at the same Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level
1 may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma, from any currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome

To be eligible for the award of the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety learners must successfully complete a total of 10 units listed in this document. Credits may apply
 
A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any unit of competency completed and deemed competent if the full qualification is not completed.

Core Units

5 Core Units  
BSBWHS412
BSBWHS413​
BSBWHS414
BSBWHS415

BSBWHS416

5 Elective Units
​BSBRES411
BSBWHS417
BSBWHS418
BSBWRT401
BSBCMM401
 
 

Description


Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
Contribute to WHS risk management
Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
Contribute to workplace incident response
​​​Analyse and present research information
Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
Assist in managing WHS compliance of contractors
Write complex documents

Delivery Strategy

  • ​Face to face
  • Online
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (for experienced leaders and managers who have evidence to support their current competence in the relevant units of competency which comprise the qualification).
  • Blended (using a combination of the modes described).

Duration

The course is expected to be completed in a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.

If credits apply the students will be exempt from participating in the unit’s which will impact the duration of the course. 

Course Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements into the  Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

​Baker Ebert Course Admission Requirements:

Prospective students must be:

  • 18 years or over

Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks in a business services environment.

Training Venues

Training venues will be confirmed with students at the time of enrolment.

Employment Pathways

  • Safety Coordinators, Advisors and Facilitators
  • Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • WHS/OHS Officer

Assessments and Award

Assessment includes:

  • Written questions
  • Case study
  • Project
  • Observation (Workplace/Simulated Workplace)


To be eligible for the award of the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety learners must successfully complete a total of 10 units listed in this document. Credits may apply.

 A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any unit of competency completed and deemed competent if the full qualification is not completed. 

Recognition Process

Credit Transfer
If a certificate or statement of results is produced and verified, a credit transfer process will be initiated by Baker Ebert in relation to the units as per the training plan.
Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched or equivalent units of competency.”  (Source: AQF)

​Recognition of Prior Learning:

An assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification (Source: AQF)
 
If recognition applies the student’s overall duration will alter and a schedule of exemptions will be provided.

Target Clients

Individuals who are in a WHS role, or wanting to secure a WHS role, working under limited supervision and may provide leadership and guidance to others relating to WHS matters.

Fees & charges

Tuition

$4500

Delivery Locations

  • Springvale
  • Geelong
  • Campbellfield
  • Dandenong
  • Diamond Creek