BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.


This qualification will enable you to work in roles that oversee the health and safety of work environments, such as an WHS Officer, WHS Technician or as a Work Cover Inspector. WHS has a broad scope, addressing any place where people are engaged in employment, meaning there is a range of career opportunities within the sector.


Further training opportunities exist after successful completion of this qualification via Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered via flexible on-line in SuniConnect and Traineeship delivery. Trainees are required to sign up with an AAO (Australian Apprenticeship Officer) to be registered with EPSILON- Victoria's apprenticeship and traineeship register (or state equivalent) as a trainee prior to commencing training with SuniTAFE. Trainees will meet with an assessor on a regular basis.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Students must be employed and have access to a workplace where practical assessment observations can be undertaken.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws 40 $50.00
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes 40 $50.00
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management 60 $75.00
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems 50 $62.50
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response 40 $50.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBCMM411 Make presentations 30 $35.00
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work 50 $62.50
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors 40 $50.00
BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes 60 $75.00
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents 50 $35.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,249
Concession $887
Traineeship $1,996
Traineeship Concession $837
RPL Government Subsidised $1,449
RPL Concession $290
RPL Self-funded $1,932
Self-Funded $2,732

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Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year
2023 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year