Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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.

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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.

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,.

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:

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to the 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

Group A Mandatory Electives
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implication of return to work
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring process
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

General Electives
PUAWHS003 Implement and monitor organisation work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs

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