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BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Duration - 12 Months - 24 months (NSW only)

The Certificate IV in Work, Health and Safety qualification is well suited to a variety of roles where WHS tasks are performed beyond entry level expectations of all workers. It suits those entering into leadership roles, WHS management roles, WHS system administrator roles, WHS Committee members, Compliance officers, PCBU's, Self employed people.

At Signature Learning & Development we have a set packages of units which are set out below. Our programs are designed to be relevant in your workplace or in a simulated environment that we feel we can make realistic and aligns with our training staff's expertise meaning our students get quality training and assessment gaining skills that can be transferred across any industry.

To achieve the Certificate IV in Work, Health and Safety qualification you must successfully complete a total of 10 units.

What we can offer:

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. We have chosen the units below to suit most workplaces, this is the standard package we deliver in NSW.

Core Units

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace 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

Electives (Group A) you must do 3 of these

BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors

BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes

BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

Electives (Group B) you can select 2 of these

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques

BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments

BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement

BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

PUAWHS003 Implement and monitor organisational work, health and safety policies, procedures and programs


We only offer this qualification under the NSW Smart & Skilled traineeship model which is currently fee free to eligible students. We do not offer this qualification under a fee for service model. 


Students will have access to extra support if a physical or learning disability may impede their ability to complete this course in its usual form of delivery. This will be determined on a case by case basis prior to enrollment.


This course is delivered in a mixed mode, primarily the assessment process is through our online student portal and our teaching process is a mix of face to face workshops, workplace visits, one on one (either on line or face to face). Where face to face visits are not possible we offer digital session with our trainers (phone/zoom/Microsoft teams).


Recognition of Prior Learning is available on request for this course. This is assessed on a case by case basis. RPL is when you feel you may already have certain skills that are part of this course and you can provide evidence of that. Our assessment staff will review your evidence and determine if it meets requirements of the training package.


Credit transfer can be applied for at the enrolment phase. CT is when you have completed the exact unit previously or a superseded version of that unit which is equivalent to the current version. For a CT to be granted you must be able to provide a copy of your statement of attainment/certificate and grant Signature Learning and Development to verify it authenticity with the RTO (provider) that issued it.


We can offer paper copies of all student resources if requested however it is our preference that students access resources through our online student portal. Offering digital copies allows us to maintain the currency of our resources and helps us meet our business ambitions of one day being paperless and reducing our carbon footprint. Environmentally sustainable practices are a key business priority for Signature Learning and Development. 


RTO # 45762

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