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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

  • Certificate

If you're passionate about improving safety, become an Occupational/Workplace Health and Safety Professional and provide leadership and guidance to help protect others. The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the recognised qualification to become a Work Health and Safety Coordinator.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
BSB41419
Domestic Fees
$2,079 total

About this course

If you're passionate about improving safety, become an Occupational/Workplace Health and Safety Professional and provide leadership and guidance to help protect others.

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the recognised qualification to become a Work Health and Safety Coordinator. You'll learn the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the safe running of a business. We can work with you to develop an individual study plan designed to help you reach your goals.

This course is available as part of the JobTrainer initiative for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE entry requirements

There are no requirements for practical placement in this course.

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Completion of year 11 and experience in a work environment is advantageous.

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work as an WH&S Professional in a variety of industry and business settings.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.