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Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

BSB41415

  • Get qualified to assist in managing WHS/OHS in the workplace with this Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415)
  • No prerequisites or previous experience required
  • Fit study into your schedule - study online

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At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583)
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Prerequisites

Over 18 years of age

Location

Online

Course length
Online: 26 weeks
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
Written assessment & project tasks
Start date

7 start dates per year.

Provider
Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583)

Builders Academy Australia were established by the major Australian building company Simonds Homes, and provide training by builders for builders.

The academy’s unique affiliation with Simonds Homes means they know the building industry inside-out.

When you study with Builders Academy Australia you learn from experienced tradespeople and gain the skills that are needed in the industry right now.

If you’re starting out in building and construction or want to progress your career, Builders Academy Australia offers nationally recognised qualifications you can study online or part-time in the evenings.

House of Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 21583) and City-Wide Building and Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO 91138) trading as Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583).

Price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

You will gain the skills and knowledge to:

  • Identify hazards, assess and control risk
  • Contribute, implement and monitor WHS processes and procedures, and advise on continuous improvement
  • Respond to WHS incidents
  • Assist with compliance to WHS laws

Course structure

10 units

Units

  1. BSBWHS402A - Assist with compliance with WHS laws


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in work health and safety (WHS) laws.

  2. BSBWHS403A - Contribute to implementing & maintaining WHS consultation & participation processes


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation processes in the workplace as part of a systematic approach to managing WHS.

  3. BSBWHS404A - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment & risk control


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards; assessing WHS risks; and developing, implementing and evaluating risk controls appropriate to own job role and work area.

  4. BSBWHS405A - Contribute to implementing & maintaining WHS management systems


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) as it applies to own work area and job role.

  5. BSBWHS406A - Assist with responding to incidents


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to incidents.

  6. BSBSUS301A - Implement & monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.

  7. BSBWHS408A - Assist with effective WHS management of contractors


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with the work health and safety (WHS) management of contractors. The WHS management of contractors has a strong focus on compliance with WHS organisational and legislative requirements.

  8. BSBMGT403A - Implement continuous improvement


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation's continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

  9. BSBSMB409A - Build & maintain relationships with small business stakeholders


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and develop relationships with small business key stakeholders, and roles and responsibilities in the small business.

  10. PUAWER002B - Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems & processes are implemented


    This unit covers the competency required to implement workplace emergency prevention procedures within a workplace or a defined group of workplaces.

Support and delivery

You can study this course online, and work towards the qualification with minimal impact on your work schedule.

Virtual online campus

  • Study from anywhere
  • Participate in live classes by logging into a virtual online classroom (once a fortnight for each unit)
  • Work together with the trainer and other students in real-time – share ideas, ask questions & get help with your work

Support

You can email trainers directly for help with anything relating to your course work or assessment.

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