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Certificate IV Work Health and Safety

(BSB41415)

UNITS

CERTIFICATE IV IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PACKAGING RULE AND UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Total number of units = 10
5 core units plus
5 elective units, of which:


3 units must be from Group A below
2 units may be from Group A, Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.

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

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

  • Elective Units(Group A)

  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
  • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
  • BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
  • BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes
  • BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
  • PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented

  • Group B

  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
  • TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

COURSE OVERVIEW

This health and safety course has been designed for people who are either in or wanting to secure a WHS role, such as that of a WHS Coordinator or Safety Advisor. Participants will learn how to identify workplace health and safety hazards, assess and control risks, ensure compliance with current legislation and consult on WHS issues. This training can either be delivered as face-to-face over a five-day period, via our online eLearning platform (you will have 12 months to complete the course) or via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which transfers existing knowledge and skills to a nationally accredited qualification.

COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Implement and support the workplace WHS management system
  • Prepare and advise workplace personnel for dealing with WHS issues
  • Understand WHS legislative requirements and assist with monitoring workplace compliance
  • Implement WHS initiatives and processes that support organisational WHS goals
  • Apply knowledge of risk assessment to contribute to the selection of risk-assessment techniques, tools and processes for common hazards and
  • Contribute to setting up and running of WHS consultation and participation processes.

ON-SITE DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable classroom

COURSE DETAILS

Target Audience
Safety officers, safety supervisors and managers, safety advisors, supervisors.

Maximum Participants
12

Duration
5 Days face-to-face with post-course work.

Pre-Requisites
There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification. It is however expected that participants have English language, literacy, and numeracy skills equivalent to at least Year 11 level. Basic to intermediate computer skills are also required for entry into this qualification.