Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS)

Qualification Code & Title

BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


12 days (96 hours) face to face

140 hours pre course learning

60 hours mentoring / coaching following the face to face component

Corporate Course Fee

$1,795 per day for up to 8 participants

Public Course Fee

$2,200 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

Rolling intakes (1 day fortnightly)

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

Rolling intakes (1 day fortnightly)

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is aimed at those personnel who are operating in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role, or who work to provide supervision, leadership and guidance to others. This qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

This qualification is comprised of 5 core units and 5 elective Units of Competency:

BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvements
BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS Consultation and participation process
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS Management Systems
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of Contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work related WHS measures and initiatives
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing Emergency Procedures
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (WHS) is aimed at those personnel who are working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) advisor / officer role and provide advice and guidance to others.

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for this Qualification.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manuals and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources Training purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.


Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who are deemed competent will receive the nationally recognised qualification BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The qualification certificate is issued by Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).
Candidates who do not complete the entire qualification but are deemed competent in units of competency will receive the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the units(s) they have been deemed competent. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

All students must have sound language, literacy & numeracy (LLN) skills and sound computer skills to be capable of completing this qualification. A thorough LLN Assessment will be conducted upon enrolment in the Qualification and where this LLN assessment identified concerns Link Resources will provide options for additional support.

No pre-requisites exist for this Qualification.

Training & Education Pathways: After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of associated work health & safety, environmental management and trainer / assessor units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving this unit of competency candidates may seek to advance their employment in the workplace health and safety profession.

Registered Training Organisation

This course and all related training and assessment services are delivered by Link Resources Training in partnership with Tectra Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 40889).

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of a persons current skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience.

Credit Transfer (CT) is the granting of credit to an individual for units of competency / modules previous completed.

Please email [email protected] or call 0730365249 for a RPL Application Form and RPL Kit or Credit Transfer Application Form.

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).

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