Course Code: BSB41415

The prominence of WH&S as an indicator of workplace welfare and productivity makes it a crucial strategic consideration for every organisation in the country. The vocational skills training articulated by the Certificate of Work Health & Safety - the informed application of relevant legislation, the identification of workplace hazards, risk assessment, emergency procedures, and workplace monitoring - remains in high demand, and entails the demonstration of competencies that go beyond their own immediate context.

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  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
  • Access to lynda.com
  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 10 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

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  • Description

    The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
     
    The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
     
    Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.

    Inclusions

    All students will be provided with Smallprint Learner guides (online and/or hardcopy) for each unit of competency

    • Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
    • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
    • Trainer/Student Messaging System
    • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider Lynda.com
    • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

    Prerequisites

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of intelligence, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification.

    • English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
    • Obtain a Certificate III before enrolling in a Certificate IV level qualification, OR
    • Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

    Assessment

    A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. Upskilled assessment processes include: 

    • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
    • Written/Oral Questions
    • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
    • Projects
    • Scenarios/Case Studies

    Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

  • Unit Outline

    The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety.

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    BSBWHS404Contribute to WHS hazard idenetification, risk assessment and risk control
    BSBWHS402Assist with compliance with WHS laws
    BSBWHS403Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
    BSBWHS405Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
    BSBWHS406Assist with responding to incidents
    BSBPMG522Undertake project work
    BSBADM405Organise meetings
    BSBWHS409Assist with workplace monitoring processes
    BSBSUS301Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBMGT403Implement continuous improvement
  • Career Outcomes

    The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is now widely regarded as the minimum requirement for the performance of WH&S duties within a host of commercial settings. Participants aspiring to progress as WH&S officers, safety representatives, risk assessors, or supervisors with significant WH&S responsibilities will look to it as a mandatory first step. Additionally, the rise of compliance as a key responsibility of organisational practice means that career-minded individuals increasingly explore this field as a complement to their existing professional duties.

     Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    • Human Resources Officer
    • Safety / WHS Officer

    Further Study

    Pathways from this qualification include The Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51312) and other related business diplomas.

  • Payment

    Pay By Weekly Installment (Interest Free) Pay By Monthly Installment (Interest Free) Pay Upfront
    $60 per week with a $210 enrolment fee¹ $405 per month with a $495 enrolment fee² Pay upfront $2,995, saving $335 (10% discount)

    ¹Payments made over a period of 52 consecutive weeks, totalling $3,330
    ²Payments made over a period of 7 consecutive months, totalling $3,330

    Government Funding and Incentives

    At both state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants find that their courses are heavily subsidised*.


    *Eligibility for traineeships & User Choice is determined by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. Further information can be found at www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au

    Centrelink Financial Support Services

    This course is approved for Centrelink financial support services, including   Youth Allowance,   Austudy and   AbstudyClick here for more info.

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