Course Start Date
11.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
If you would like a career in the Work Health and Safety area, then the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is for you. Designed by industry professionals, this qualification will give you a broad range of practical knowledge and skills, allowing you to provide accurate, valid and timely WHS advice and assist with improving workplace safety.
The course covers a range of units of competency including:
- The implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
- Assisting with responding to incidents
- Contributing to WHS hazard identification
- Risk assessment and risk control
- Assisting with claims management
- Rehabilitation and return-to-work programs
- Assisting with compliance with current WHS regulations
- Writing complex documents and making presentations
Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety can lead to a range of career opportunities including Work Health and Safety (WHS) Systems Officer, Work Health and Safety Coordinator and Safety Health and Wellbeing Advisor.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Thursday, 21 January 2021||10.00am to 11.00am||via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/CIV-Dip-WHS--2021S1|
|Thursday, 21 January 2021||5.30pm to 6.30pm||via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/CIV-Dip-WHS--2021S1|
|Wednesday, 27 January 2021||10.00am to 11.00am||via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/CIV-Dip-WHS--2021S1|
|Wednesday, 27 January 2021||5.30pm to 6.30pm||via Microsoft Teams at: https://tinyurl.com/CIV-Dip-WHS--2021S1|
This is a part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 evenings a week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.5 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self-directed assessment research, assignment preparation, reading, research, and workplace activities.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are already working in industry, and perform health and safety functions, and seek to expand their skills, or would like to work as a health and safety advisor/coordinator, or supplement their current role in industry
- may have successfully completed other qualifications
- have good self-directed learning skills
- may have been away from formal learning for some time, and require advice and support of successful study skills
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
TAFE NSW offers a free tutorial support service to all TAFE NSW learners and further support services include:
- Additional Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support, may be provided in the classroom where a need has been highlighted through screening. If you have identified as having a disability, you are eligible to receive individual tutorial support, determined on an individual basis
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 Wednesday, from 5.30pm to 9.00pm, and Thursday, from 5.30pm to 8.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- general stationery items
- a USB
Some softcopy resources and workbooks are provided. If hard copies are required, this will be at your own expense.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
|BSBWHS412||Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws|
|BSBWHS414||Contribute to WHS risk management|
|BSBWHS413||Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes|
|BSBWHS415||Contribute to implementing WHS management systems|
|BSBWHS416||Contribute to workplace incident response|
|BSBWHS418||Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors|
|BSBWHS417||Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work|
|BSBMGT403||Implement continuous improvement|
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation|
|BSBWRT401||Write complex documents|
WorkCover Inspector,Occupational Health and Safety Technician,Occupational Health and Safety Officer
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.
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