Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. 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.

Course Information

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BCM Training Brisbane
Level 8, 288 Edward Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Phone: (07) 3221 9142
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Trainer Profiles

Drago Zec is a passionate trainer. Drago works with BCM Training Australia delivering WHS courses, White Card and First Aid. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the construction industry along with manufacturing and self educatin. Courses Drago Teaches White Card QLD Provide First Ai...
Tim is our first aid trainer here at the Brisbane Training Centre. He delivers a range of courses as part of our WHS qualifications.  Out of the classroom, Tim is a flight paramedic working on medical rescue. Qualifications Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic)- Queensland University of Techn...
Johnathon is a member of our trainer support team here at the Brisbane Training Centre. His role is to develop educational material across all our courses, along with receiving feedback from students.  Jonathon's Qualifications Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety White Card Diploma of...
Rory is one of our workplace first aid trainers here at the Brisbane Training Centre. His experience in first aid extends across a range of health care environments.  Rory's Qualifications Provide First Aid Asthma and Anaphylaxis Infection Control Certificate IV in Training and Assessment...

Course Cost

Course Costs & Inclusions

The course cost is $1320.00.

The enrolment fee entitles each eligible participants to receive:

  • Full participation in all training and assessment activities;
  • Workbooks for all study modules;
  • BSB41412 Certificate IV in Workplace Health & Safety, a statement of results

Course Outline

BSB41412 Certificate IV in Workplace Health & Safety contains the following units of competence:

  • BSBWHS402A       Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403A       Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404A       Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405A       Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406A       Assist with responding to incidents
  • BSBRES401A         Analyse and present research information
  • BSBWHS408A       Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
  • BSBWHS410A       Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
  • BSBWRT401A       Write complex documents
  • PUAWER002B      Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • TAEDEL301A         Provide work skill instruction
  • BSBWHS409A       Assist with workplace monitoring processes

USI: The Commonwealth Government have recently introduced 'Unique Student Identifier' numbers. It's mandatory that all students attending this course register for a free USI prior to commencement. Registering only takes a few minutes.

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Employment Opportunities

There is inherent risk associated with many roles and tasks on building and construction sites. Identification of these workplace hazards, the assessment of risks and the implementation of plans to control these risks are important safety aspects covered in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification.

Course topics also include the application of OHS/ WHS legislation, regulation, codes and standards in the workplace. In particular, time is spent during the course monitoring and reviewing safety management systems.

Communication, conflict management and negotiation skills are examined and practised in the context of OHS/ WHS issue resolution, bullying and harassment claims and diversity and discrimination complaints. Participants will also specifically learn how to write safety documents including incident reports, safe work methods statements (SWMS) and provisional improvement notices (PINs).

This qualification puts you in the box seat for a promotion and is the qualification you need now at your workplace.