BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Work Health and Safety


This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.


The Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety course reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of industry contexts.

They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. This qualification would suit a WHS officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under the supervision of a WHS Coordinator or WHS Manager.

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

Possible Job roles:

  • Work Health and Safety Officer
  • Work Health and Safety Technician
  • WorkCover Inspector

Total number of units = 10

5 core units plus
5 elective units

Core Units
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

Elective Units
To be selected

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