Certificate IV Work Health & Safety

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.

Course Details

Face-to-face training, approximately 8 hours per day commencing at 8:00 am.
Participants will also be required to complete three (3) units prior to the face to face training.


Cost: $2000


The packaging rules of this Qualification include five (5) core units plus five (5) elective 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


  • BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information *
  • BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments*
  • BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace *

Pre-Course Requirements

Prior to commencing face to face training, you will be required to complete the units BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information, BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace and BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments. These units will be accessible via the online Coal Train Learner Portal upon enrolment.

Course Information

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety training course is the usual minimum requirement for those who want to commence a career in occupational health & safety. After completing this qualification, you will be able to work as a health and safety practitioner, responsible for the organisation of the safety and health functions within a workplace.

This course is relevant to supervisors, union representatives, safety committee members, safety officers and others who identify and manage workplace health & safety hazards.

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.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419 will teach you how to comply with WH&S legislation, how to identify hazards and how to assess and control risks. You will learn how to contribute to WHS in a workplace environment, including aiding in the implementation of WH&S strategies to control risks and emergency procedures.


Certificate Issue

Qualification awarded upon successful completion: A ‘BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety’.

Funding is available for this Qualification under the Construction Skills Queensland Program.
To determine your eligibility please contact us on 07 4939 1445 or click here for more information.



Pathways into the qualification (Not Mandatory)
Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include:

  • BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or
  • Other relevant Certificate III qualifications


  • Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification

Pathways from the qualification: 
BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety