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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

BSB41415 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

This course is for those in Perth who are interested in attaining skills and knowledge to work in a work health and safety (WHS) role, and who may be required to work independently or under supervision.

  • $2,900
  • 10 Days
  • North Lake

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The BSB41415 Certificate IV Work Health and Safety course is designed to provide participants with knowledge of the basic role of a WHS Practitioner. This qualification reflects the competencies required in a workplace by those who are intending to become WHS Practitioners.

IFAP and Healthy Business Training Academy (issuing RTO Code 30831) have collaborated to offer this qualification in Perth. This alliance will enable participants to access the quality and expertise offered by IFAP in the work health and safety field.

The BSB41415 Certificate IV Work Health and Safety is a competency-based workplace health and safety (WHS) qualification. This means that to attain the qualification, participants are required to do more than just attend the training course. Participants will be required to provide evidence that they have understood the WHS training and applied it in their workplace. As such, it is not possible to complete all of the assessment requirements during the face-to-face training.

The timeframe for completing the assessment for each module is 3 months. Participants will have two months after attending each training module.

Book this course now or call us on 1300 432 700 for all enquiries.

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Communicate and explain the work health and safety management system (WHSMS) plan to others in relation to their roles and responsibilities, and facilitate their contribution to implementation of the plan
  • Assist with assessing how the workplace complies with the relevant WHS legislation
  • Contribute to the implementation of the WHS Management Plan as it applies to your own work area and job role
  • Obtain information and data to determine the nature and scope of workplace hazards, the range of harm they may cause and how these are caused
  • Apply knowledge of risk assessment to contribute to the selection of risk-assessment techniques, tools and processes for common hazards
  • Contribute to the identification and assessment of barriers to the implementation and effectiveness of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Contribute to setting up and running WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Identify training requirements necessary for effective WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Assist investigators and provide relevant information during investigations
  • Assist with obtaining information from those involved regarding actions and events leading up to, or occurring during or after an incident
  • Identify and contact responsible persons and relevant authorities when required

Module A

Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Monday 1 April, 2019Friday 5 April, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 10 June, 2019Friday 14 June, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 12 August, 2019Friday 16 August, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 14 October, 2019Friday 18 October, 2019North LakeBook Now

Module B

Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Monday 11 March, 2019Friday 15 March, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 29 April, 2019Friday 3 May, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 22 July, 2019Friday 26 July, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 9 September, 2019Friday 13 September, 2019North LakeBook Now
Monday 25 November, 2019Friday 29 November, 2019North LakeBook Now

BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Participants are required to successfully complete ten units of competency to be able to gain this qualification.


BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives

*NB: IFAP and HBTA reserve the right to update electives relevant to the work environment and the qualification, in order to maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.


Successful completion of the assessment requirements for the ten units of competency will provide participants with a qualification for BSB41415 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety by Healthy Business Training Academy (issuing RTO Code 30831).


How is this qualification delivered?

Each participant’s learning journey starts with the successful enrolment in this course. A pre-reading material pack will be sent after enrolment. This pack will include reading material to build up your knowledge about WHS system, industry expectations from a WHS Practitioner and guidelines related to the assessments.

This qualification is delivered via face to face training.