Study Work Health and Safety

This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WH&S) role who may or may not work under supervision.

Course Overview


The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety 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.Students may provide leadership guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

This course is directed at individuals who assume a leadership role in Work Health and Safety. It provides them with the knowledge and skills required to guide others in a participatory process. The course is particularly directed at individuals who are employed in organisations such as construction, transport, manufacturing, mining or any businesses where WHS committees exist and regular WHS briefings are required. 

The course will teach students how to:

  • Comply with WH&S legislation
  • Identify hazards and how to assess and control risks
  • Contribute to WH&S in a workplace environment, including
  • Aid in the implementation of WH&S strategies to control risks and emergency procedures.

Course Overview (with video)

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Course Duration

52 Weeks

Intake Dates

February, May, July & October




Tuition Fee: $9 500 + Material Fee: $499


The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

 Potential Career Pathways: 

  • Safety inspector
  • Human resources assistant
  • Payroll officer

After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to: BSB51315 – Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Development
  • Bachelor of Building Surveying
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics

Common Course Requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent.

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 5.5.

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Study Work Health and Safety was last modified: July 18th, 2019 by Nick Yock