BSB41415 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 japply 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 on campus or via flexible delivery.

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.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws 40 $44.00
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes 40 $44.00
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control 60 $66.00
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems 50 $55.00
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents 40 $44.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation 30 $30.00
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40 $25.00
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs 50 $55.00
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes 60 $66.00
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents 50 $50.00

Course Assessment

  • Practical task
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
  • Third party report
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 $2,456
Concession $874
RPL Government Subsidised $920
RPL Concession $184
RPL Self-funded $1,380
Self-Funded $2,916

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.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2019 January Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online
2019 July Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based