Course Information

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Description
This course is for personnel in Work Health and Safety (WHS) roles who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

It is for supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.

In this course, the term Work Health and Safety (WHS) is interchangeable with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of 10 units of competency ( Units ).

The 10 Units may be made up of 5 Core Units plus 5 Elective Units.

The standard course offered by Group 314 includes the following Units.

Core Units

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with compliance with WHS laws.
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes.
  • BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems.
  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response.

Elective Units

  • BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations.
  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace.

Other elective combinations are possible. Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Nationally Recognised Training ( NRT ) under the Australian Quality Training Framework ( AQTF ).

Certification Type

Course Fee
The maximum course fee is $3,250 ex GST.

Course fees will vary depending on the amount of RPL or Credit Transfer available. Please contact Group 314 to discuss your individual circumstances to develop a custom training plan.

No more than $1,500 ex GST will be charged upon enrolment for private (non-corporate) enrolments.

Entry Requirements
Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of enrolment.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Have very good language, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Have Microsoft Office (or equivalent) including Word, Excel and Powerpoint and the ability to use these programs.
  • Complete a Pre-course Evaluation conducted by Group 314 to determine suitability for the course.
  • Have recent and credible business / industry experience.
  • Have access to workplace Work Health and Safety systems.
  • Have access to workplace policies and procedures.

50 days over a period of up to 12 months.

Some students may be able to complete the course in less time through demonstrated prior learning or credit transfer.

Refer to the Group 314 Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy for more information.

Training Strategy
The course is conducted as E-Learning using an online training system where students complete a variety of activities, quizzes, and projects.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Successful RPL applications may result in variations to the duration and cost of the course.

Refer to the Group 314 RPL Policy Click here for more information.

Credit Transfer

Successful Credit Transfer applications may result in variations to the duration and cost of the course.

Refer to the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy Click here for more information.

Assessment Strategy
This course requires students to complete a variety of assessment activities.

Assessment activities include:

  • Written Knowledge Assessments.
  • Assignments.
  • Third Party Evidence.

Students will participate in a range of realistic scenarios.


More About This Course
More information about this course is available on the Australian Government Training website Click here

More information about Group 314, including company policies and other general student information, is available at Click here

If you would like to discuss this course with a Group 314 representative, please email or phone 1300 448 779.

Please email or phone 1300 448 779 to enrol.

Why study with us

  • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
  • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
  • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
  • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
  • We will help as much as we can.
  • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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