BSB41419 Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety

Qualified WHS personnel are essential in every type of business, now more than ever. Safety plays an essential role in an organisation’s productivity and success.

This certificate lays the foundation of your WHS knowledge base including WHS law and compliance. Next, you will learn WHS processes and how to contribute effectively to them such as: WHS risk management, workplace incidence response, implementing WHS management systems and WHS consultation and participation processes.

You will also develop leadership, communications and project management skills to add to your toolkit.

Core Units – all five must be completed

  • BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance 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 – complete a total of six units of your choice *

Group A – complete at least three units of your choice

  • BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information
  • BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

Group B – complete at least two units of your choice from this list

  • BSBCMM411 Make a presentation
  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBPMG420 Apply project scope management techniques
  • BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • TAEASS301 Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

The HBTA advantage 

Free 1 year student membership to AIHS* 

Enrol at any time Study how and when it is convenient for you

Fast track your completion using your real work experience 

Various payment options available

Government funding available*

Corporate and group discounts.

*Eligibility criteria applies

Whether you choose workshops, RPL, online/distance learning or mentored, on-the-job training, the support you receive from our dedicated trainers remains the same.

There are no hidden fees, and you will not receive materials and passwords and be left to teach yourself. Our trainers are  committed to your success and are available by email, phone or webinar.


10 Units total – 5 core, 5 elective


12 months


Distance/Online RPL
Onsite corporate groups



Corporate rate $POA
Finance & Government Funding Available**

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