Certificate IV

Employers have a duty of care to ensure that all employees have a safe and healthy workplace, as at the end of the day, we all want to get home in one piece.

Course Details

Back to Basics deliver the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety through our unique Distance Learning training System. 

This course has been specifically written for the Australian Construction Industry and is not suitable to those not working in the construction industry.

As part of our standard package, you will receive:

• RPL at no additional cost to enrolled students
• Flexible learning arrangement
• 12-month completion allowance
• 1 on 1 mentoring with your own personal industry expert
• All required learning materials

The 5 Core Units & 5 Elective Units are clustered and delivered over 4 easy to follow Modules broken up as follows: 

Module 1- Legal Considerations

Topics include – Model Workplace Health & Safety Issues, Safe Work Aust, WorkCover, Codes of Practice, NCC, Aust Stds, Certificates & Licensing, Induction, Site Meetings, Where to get help.

The Australian Construction Industry: Facts and Stats for 2022

Module 2 – Safety Controls for the Personnel

Topics include – Consultation, Bullying, Skin Cancer, Drugs & Alcohol, Manual Handling, Fatigue Management, First Aid, PPE, Emergency Procedures, Incident Investigation, Right of Entry, Workers Compensation, Return to Work.

Module 3 - Safety Controls on Site

Topics include – No Go Zones, Noise, Confined Space, Demolition, Trenching/Excavation, Falls & Falling Objects, Traffic Management, SWMS & JSA, Plant & Equipment, Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Chemicals, Safety Inspections,.

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Module 4 - Safety Management

Topics include – Risk Management & Risk Control, OHS Records, Audit Process, Costs & Systems, Managing WHS, Safety Management Manual.

Units Of Competency

The Units of Competency that are covered as part of the Back to Basics Business Training BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification are as follows:


Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws


Contribute to the implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes


Contribute to WHS risk management


Contribute to implementing WHS management systems


Contribute to workplace incident response

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Mandatory Electives


Assist with managing WHS implication of return to work


Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors


Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring process


Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

General Electives


Implement and monitor organisation work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs

Interested in more information?

*This course is a nationally recognised training course.


12 Months

Course Type:

Certificate IV

Number of Units

5 Core + 5 Elective

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