AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


National Code: BSB41415
TAFE SA Code: TP00758


Description

This course is designed for people currently working in a WHS role who may or may not work under supervision. It 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. It covers compliance, consultation and participation processes, hazard identification, risk assessment, risk control, WHS managing systems and responding to incidents.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 
Occupational Health, Safety & Environment Professional Occupational Health, Safety & Environment Professional
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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled
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Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$638 - $754
$1,276 - $1,508
Concession
$341 - $403
$682 - $806

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Health and safety inspector, WHS coordinator/officer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415)
    Skills covered include compliance with WHS laws, WHS consultation and participation processes, hazard identification, risk assessment, risk control, WHS managing systems and responding to incidents. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 5 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Assist with compliance with WHS laws 40
    Assist with responding to incidents 40
    Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes 40
    Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems 50
    Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control 60

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse and present research information 40
    Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs 50
    Assist with effective WHS management of contractors 30
    Assist with workplace monitoring processes 60
    Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives 40
    Make a presentation 30
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