Work Health and Safety

About the Course

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code BSB41415
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Career Opportunities

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Systems Officer, Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Health and Wellbeing Advisor.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: BSB41415-01V04-19WCN-005

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

Units included in the standard Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety are:

BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementation of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining the WHSMS
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to work
PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

A personalised study schedule will be set up for each student so that you can complete your course in your preferred timeframe.

Students will also have the option to attend tutorial and adobe connect sessions

Students will have access to a variety of resources that will guide their learning and assessment. Please contact the Program Co-ordinator Nardia Brown on 02 6391 5867 or email nardia.brown2@tafensw.edu.au for a copy of the program

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This blended course is delivered through a combination of online, correspondance, and workshop attendance (if available in your area). There is also additional support available through email and phone with your coordinator.

Course length: 5 hours per week for 18 Months

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1,850.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

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