BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

RPL - $937.50


Prices Include 25% Discount for Military & Emergency Services


With the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification, you will gain practical knowledge and skills to provide accurate and timely WHS advice and improve workplace Safety.

This certification is specifically designed for supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles. With this qualification, you’ll learn how to effectively oversee risks, apply applicable WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known and changing contexts with established parameters.

Enrolling in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in your role and make valuable contributions to your organisation. Don’t wait; take the first step towards a successful career in WHS today!

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The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Work Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Work Health and Safety Officer
  • Work Health and Safety Representative
  • WorkCover Inspector
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technician,
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Assisting with compliance of WHS laws
  • Contributing to implementing WHS  processes
  • Contributing to hazard identification & control
  • Assisting with responding to incidents
  • Implementing WHS management systems
  • Contributing to workplace incident response

Already have experience in Work Health and Safety? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

Packaging Rules

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.

Core units

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace 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

Elective units

Group A

BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information

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

BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

Group B

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques

BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments

BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement

BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

PUACOM008 Develop and organise public safety awareness programs

PUAWHS003 Implement and monitor organisational work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs

RIIWHS403D Apply the mine work health and safety management plan

TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment

TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is an essential qualification for individuals looking to transition from military or emergency services into the civilian workforce, particularly in sectors prioritising safety and risk management. Given the increasing emphasis on workplace health and safety across all sectors in Australia, this qualification can open doors to a variety of industries.

Australia’s job market is projected to grow across all industries and occupational groups over the next five years, with significant opportunities for those equipped with post-school qualifications like the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. The National Skills Commission forecasts that 9 in 10 new jobs will require post-school education, highlighting the importance of this certification for career advancement or transition​.

Occupational Health and Safety Advisers are critical across various industries, ensuring safe work environments and compliance with safety regulations. These professionals are in demand, and their roles are expected to expand, offering promising career prospects for those with the right qualifications. The aging workforce in this field underscores the need for fresh talent, making it a suitable time for military and emergency services personnel to transition into these roles​.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety equips you with the necessary knowledge of safety regulations and risk management and enhances critical soft skills such as critical thinking, decision-making, active listening, and communication. These skills are highly valued across all sectors and can significantly boost employability and career progression. A detailed understanding of public safety, security, education, training, and customer service further enriches your professional portfolio, preparing you for various roles​.

For individuals transitioning from military or emergency services, this qualification can be a stepping stone to roles that require a formal occupational health and safety qualification. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university pathways are available, supporting lifelong learning and career development​.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety offers a solid foundation for military and emergency services personnel considering a career transition or looking to enhance their qualifications. With the projected growth in safety roles and the increasing demand for skilled professionals in this field, this qualification improves employability. It contributes to a safer and more compliant workplace across industries.

By leveraging the skills and experiences gained from service, combined with this qualification, individuals are well-placed to embark on rewarding careers in work health and safety, contributing to their communities and the economy.

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine the right option. Watch our video here.

Welcome to 3CIR, your bridge to quality education. To ensure a seamless learning experience with us, we must understand and meet the technical requirements for our courses. The guidelines below provide the necessary information for setting up your device for optimal learning.

Essentials for Your Learning Journey

  1.     Hardware Specifications:

A contemporary computer system could be a PC, Mac, or tablet.
An inbuilt or external speaker and microphone for auditory activities.

  1.     Internet Connectivity:

An active internet connection is vital to access course materials, tutorials, and online resources. Please take a look at our detailed technical specs to know more about browser compatibility.

  1.     Software Specifications:

 Microsoft Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint. Alternatively, Mac or tablet users can utilize equivalent software.
For those relying on tablet applications, ‘Pages’ or similar apps can be used to create documents. However, please make sure you convert them to PDF format before submission.

Detailed Device Specifications

For Windows Users (PC / Laptop / Tablet):

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office (Version 2010 or higher)
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Apple Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
Browser: The latest version of Chrome or Safari.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office tailored for Mac (Version 2010 or higher).
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Android Device Users:

Operating System: Android’s newest version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.

For iPhone & iPad Users:

Operating System: Latest iOS version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Special Note: If you’re an iPad or iPhone user, you’ll need to use a PC, laptop, or Dropbox account to upload documents for submission.

Thank you for ensuring your system meets our technical requirements. This guarantees a smoother educational experience and ensures that you can make the most of the tools and resources 3CIR has to offer. Happy learning!

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:

Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

To learn about your payment options, contact us today.

DVA Funding

If you’re currently discharged from service or are undertaking rehabilitation, you may be eligible for educational funding through DVA. Find out more.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHT: Pays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently asked questions

Why study Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?

This qualification is ideal for anyone who wants to develop their career in work health and safety or for those who want to start their own business. You’ll learn basic WHS skills and build foundational knowledge in the industry.

What jobs can I get with a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety?

Roles include safety officer, safety manager, safety consultant, and safety coordinator. Each of these job titles comes with different responsibilities, but all involve working to ensure the health and safety of employees in the workplace.

What study options are available to me?

To pursue your education by either studying online or applying through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), there are pros and cons to both options. Experience is a significant factor between the two. If you have industry knowledge, it could be worth exploring RPL to see what study credits you can receive to reduce the time and cost of your qualification.

What support is provided for me to succeed?

Your course will have trainers who are always available to guide and assist. Regardless of if you are studying online or applying for RPL, we want to see you succeed in your education and will help every step of the way.

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