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BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Information about the course:

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.

This course requires a strong commitment from students to complete. Safety is a very important role and the course is designed for a participant who may undertake a leadership role and provide guidance to others. You would need some practical WHS experience in a workplace to help your progression during the course. We suggest that you are aware of the work involved at a Certificate IV level of training, as it will always be more than you will anticipate. Once you have started the course there are no refunds of the course fee.

Target audience:

Existing workers in this industry who may require additional WHS information.

Individual units:

  1. BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
  2. BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  3. BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  4. BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining   WHS consultation and participation processes
  5. HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS Processes
  6. BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to work programs
  7. BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  8. BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  9. PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and process are implemented
  10. BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Prerequisites:

There are no pre requisites for this course however the preferred pathways are after successful completion of:

  •  BSB30712 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or other relevant Certificate III qualifications 
                       OR 
  •  Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.

Award Issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the qualification:
  •  BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety  

Course duration:

  • Full course (flexible delivery): Distance mode plus workplace projects.

**Flexible study hours may vary depending on experience of the student. To ensure currency of learning, participants will have a maximum of 18 monthsfrom the date of enrolment to complete their qualification. If participants need more time to complete assessments, they may request an extension in writing.

Flexible delivery mode - important information:

For those students undertaking this study by distance, the student learning resources are sent in 4 stages. The first three units will be sent to you upon enrolment. Following successful completion and submission of the first unit we will send the second set of learning resources. 
 
The volume of learning is a term that is used to estimate how much work there is in completing this course. It is a comprehensive course and you must ensure that you have the capacity to complete prior to enrolling into this course. 

Each distance unit will require evidence from a 3rd party at your workplace verifying that you are able to demonstrate the associated tasks in the workplace. This person must be in a position to observe you completing tasks, such as a supervisor or team leader. Each assessment will include a 3rd party report form for this evidence to be completed, please ensure you have access to someone who is able to complete this aspect prior to enrolling into this course 

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BSB41415 I would like to complete this WHS course by distance mode. What do I need to do?

Excellent. Ensure you review the student agreement and then download your enrolment form.

 
Email your enrolment form to us at tracy@allenstraining.com.au
 
Make a payment for the course within our Shop Online

How do I submit my units if completing by distance mode?

Enrolment and assessment for each completed unit can be submitted by either:
 
1. Registered post with Australia Post to PO Box 1265 Goulburn NSW 2580 and take a copy prior to posting or
 
2.Fax to Allens Training 0248228055 and keep the originals as a copy or
 
3. Scan and send by email to courses@allenstraining.com.au and keep the originals as a copy
 
When submitting completed units you MUST ensure that you keep a copy. No responsibility can be taken for any items that are 'lost' in transit.

 

What should I look for when choosing a training provider?

The Australian Skills and Qualifications Authority (ASQA) has developed a fact sheet to help you to be fully informed about your decision to enrol into a course. This information can be found by clicking here

A copy of the Student Agreement should be read before enrolling in this course.

What are my rights and responsibilties as a student?

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider. By enrolling into any of our courses you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions outlined in our Student Agreement 

All students will be required to show proof of identification at the commencement of the course.

Student Resources For Mixed Mode Course

What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety provides participants with the knowledge and skills to:
 
  • Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • Implement and maintain WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Contribute to WHS processes
  • Implement and maintian WHS management systems
  • Undertake WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to work programs
  • Assist with responding to incidents
  • Implement workplace emergency prevention procedures and systems
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Make a presentation on WHS issues
  • Specific detailed skill and knowledge components of each unit can be found within the training package.

How will I be assessed for this course?

 To achieve competency in this course, students are required to complete a number of different assessment evidence including; 

  • Short answer responses 
  • Essay/report writing
  • Third Party Reports 
  • Workplace Projects 
  • Video evidence of assessment activities

BSB41415 Where can I access a copy of the training package?

 You can access a copy of the Training Package here

What units make up this course (BSB41415)?

 

NoUnit CodeDescriptionCore or electiveSelf-paced study (no. of hrs)Research activities (no. of hrs)Workplace projects (no. of hrs)Assessment activities (no. of hrs)Expected study time (no. of hrs)

Student learning skills sets – No 1,2 are issued together

 

1

BSBRES401

Analyse and present research information

E

15

5

6

6

32

2

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

E

10

3

2

5

20

Student learning skills sets – No 3,4,5 are issued together

3

BSBWHS402

Assist with compliance with WHS laws

C

15

3

8

8

34

4

BSBWHS403

Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

C

13

3

8

8

32

5

HLTWHS300A

Contribute to WHS processes

E

18

2

2

5

27

Student learning skills sets – No 6,7 are issued together

6

BSBWHS407

Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return to work programs

E

12

2

10

8

32

7

BSBWHS405

Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

C

15

3

8

6

32

Student learning skills sets – No 8,9,10 are issued together

 

 

 

8

BSBWHS404

Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

C

15

5

3

6

29

9

PUAWER002B

Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and process are implemented

E

15

3

5

8

31

10

BSBWHS406

Assist with responding to incidents

C

18

5

6

6

35

What language, literacy and numeracy requirements are needed for this course?

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements are needed to undertake this course. You would be required to write reports, read detailed protocols, and make recommendations for improvements, address WHS issues. Candidates should be able to read and write English at approximately Grade 10 level.  

 
Specifically you would need the ability to:
 
  • Use a computer for report writing and gathering WHS information
  • Report/record faults and defects according to organisational procedures
  • Gain access to, and interpret, material safety data sheets (MSDSs)
  • Access and understand company/organisation standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Access and comply with WHS legislation
  • Communicate effectively and assertively and show leadership in an incident
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols (eg read and follow WHS guidelines).
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills to adequately interpret documentation available to assist when administering medication in line with State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies.