CERTIFICATE IV IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

CERTIFICATE IV IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

Course Code
:
BSB41415
Department
:
CENTRE FOR BUSINESS
Study Area(s)
:
Occupational Health and Safety
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time night(1 year)

Start Date(s): 5 February 2018
End Date(s): 1 year from start date
Days and Time: Two evenings per week from 6pm - 9pm

Course Overview

If you are passionate about improving safety in the workplace to prevent illness and injury in your organisation and looking to make a career for yourself as an OHS safety officer or inspector, then look no further than our entry level Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification. This course is suited to those who already oversee workplace health and safety (WHS) in their workplace or those who are interested in making this their career.

Our nationally accredited Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course is offered as a part time evening study option. In 12 short months, we’ll teach you the fundamental skills and knowledge for you to take that next step in your career.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBWHS402Assist With Compliance With Whs Laws40
BSBWHS403Contribute To Implementing And Maintaining Whs Consultation And Participation Processes40
BSBWHS404Contribute To Whs Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment And Risk Control60
BSBWHS405Contribute To Implementing And Maintaining Whs Management Systems50
BSBWHS406Assist With Responding To Incidents40

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBPMG522Undertake Project Work60
BSBSUS301Implement And Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices40
BSBWHS409Assist With Workplace Monitoring Processes60
BSBWHS510Contribute To Implementing Emergency Procedures40

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

You will need to have access to a computer and internet.

What will I study?

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety comprises 10 units and involves 420 nominal hours of delivery. 

To view a list of the modules, please click on the course module listing link in the Course Overview section above.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2017 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$1788.00
$357.6
$4470
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Material Fees
per SC hour :
$49.17
Consumable Fees
per SC hour :
$0

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2017 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2017: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
470 447 $4.00 $0.80 $10.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2017. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills as well as basic computer skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.

Where and how can I study?

The course will be offered at Essendon Campus on a part time basis and runs one to two evenings per week (including an online component).

Classes run in the evening from 6pm-9pm.

This year, face to face classes are held on Thursday nights with flexible classes on Monday nights.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course is designed to provide you with skills to obtain entry level employment as occupational health and safety practitioners. It is also designed to train those currently employed in occupational health and safety fields, assist those seeking employment in this field and provide a practical approach to occupational health and safety.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

This course is designed to provide you with skills to obtain entry level employment as occupational health and safety practitioners. It is also designed to train those currently employed in occupational health and safety fields, assist those seeking employment in this field and provide a practical approach to occupational health and safety.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Students completing this course can apply for and undertake the Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

How do I apply?

To register your interest please applies online by clicking on the 'Apply Here' button at the top of this page.

For any queries contact the institute on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

How will I be selected for this course?

To register your interest please applies online at the top of this page. Correspondence will be through email. Please provide a current email address.

If you are interested in completing this course online please register your details for our Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety ONLINE course.

The criteria for acceptance into the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety are:

  • reasonable standard of numeracy and literacy
  • ability to think logically
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • awareness of and commitment to undertaking the course
  • enthusiasm for OHS  
  • basic computer and internet skills.(Students who do not have basic computer skills will be encouraged to complete all or some units from the Certificate III in Information Technology which will be timetabled around the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification)

For further information please call our Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233)