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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

  • National Course Code: BSB41415
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB41415-01V04-20WWG-012

Location – Queanbeyan

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

7.5 Hours per week

Duration

35 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

The 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time evening, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 2.5 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 35 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, weekly readings, research and or learning on the job as part of your job role.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who are existing workers who currently fulfil WHS roles within an organisation or are wanting to enter a WHS role within a workplace. Ideally, learners should have access to a workplace to undertake their WHS research. This course is connected delivery using Microsoft Teams.

It is essential that learners studying this course have access to a home computer with internet and have the technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to use word processing software; have access to a computer with Microsoft Office programs - Word, PowerPoint; have access to a computer with reliable internet access; be a self-directed learner in the context of a supportive online learning environment; sound language, literacy and numeracy skills.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Learners may choose to engage in Tutorial support with their facilitator. Group sessions can also be arranged if required.
An optional monthly assessment tutorial may be available to all learners whereby they can gain additional support specifically targeted around their assessments.
All learners will have access to Studiosity which is an online study support service freely available to all current TAFE NSW students.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 6.00pm to 8.30pm. Students will attend from their home via connected delivery using Microsoft Teams.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBWHS407 Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Systems Officer, Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Health and Wellbeing Advisor.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Queanbeyan
Cnr Buttle & MacQuoid Streets, Queanbeyan
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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