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BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Completing a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will give you in-demand safety leadership skills and enhance your employability across all industries. Our Melbourne Training Centres offer Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) courses throughout the year.

This 6 month course only requires 1 or 2 days of in-class training sessions per week, based on the course timetable. 

To participate in this training, you will need literacy skills to the level that would be used in the workplace. For example, in many of the units, we offer you will need to be able to read and apply standard operating procedures. Upon successful completion of the qualification, participants will be mailed their BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety approximately three weeks after the conclusion of the course.

  • Students must have access to the following to complete their studies
  • Personal Computer, with internet access
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint programs
  • Email

BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the start to a challenging career in workplace health and safety. This nationally accredited qualification will see you studying under the guidance of industry experts with a passion for engaging their students and providing them with the tools to succeed.

  • Course code
  • Course duration
    6 Months (may vary dependent upon the learner’s skills, experiences and previous studies).
  • Course start dates

    27 February 2019

    Wednesday, 4.30pm – 9.00pm.

  • Accreditation
    This course is nationally accredited as BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.
  • Location
  • Study mode
    Full time
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus
  • Downloads

Course details

  • VIC
Course modules
Unit code Unit of competency
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring process
Employment outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students will be awarded the Nationally accredited BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Workplace Health and Safety is a necessity across every industry in Australia. The skills gained in this course are sought after in management and various other capacities. With a BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you’ll be able to find work in the Work Health and Safety sector under common job titles such as:

  • Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officer
Course structure
  • 14 weeks classroom training, 2 days per week, 5 hours per day
  • Approximately 14 hours per week of additional study, may include: homework and research activities, completion of assessment tasks and skills practice

Please contact our Careers Team on 1300 659 557 to confirm our upcoming course timetable.


Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training.


Students can enrol in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety in either a government supported position or as a full fee paying participant.

View our course fee structure, or contact us on 1300 659 557 to discuss enrolment fees.

How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557

Online application

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