BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

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National Code: BSB41419
Nationally Recognised Training: Yes
Government funding: Yes Smart and Skilled

Work Health and Safety (WHS) is vital in all job roles. The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification is designed for front-line managers, supervisors and those with WHS functions. Managers and workers on WHS safety committees, Health and Safety Representatives (HSR), return-to-work co-coordinators and those with Human Resource (HR) function with safety are highly suited for this course. To get qualified and enhance your job opportunities, the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the perfect practical qualification in safety.

Course Description

The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course is for you if you currently work, or would like to work, in a WHS (Work Health & Safety) role such as a safety officer, coordinator, adviser, trainer, supervisor or Human Resource (HR) business partner (WHS).

For organisations needing a number of employees to be trained, we can customise the course to include your company’s policies, procedures and workplace case studies. This makes the training highly relevant to your workforce and helps you establish and promote a culture of a safe working environment. Training can be conducted at your site in the Illawarra, Sydney or interstate, or students can join one of our classes in beautiful Kiama, 30 minutes south of Wollongong. Contact us if you are in a regional area and would like us to deliver to your workplace.

NTM are proud partners with the Australian Institute of Health and Safety

What kind of careers and work could I do?

As an entry-level WHS qualification, the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety reflects the roles of workers and managers with key safety functions. Possible job titles and roles relevant to the CIV WHS include a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators:

  • Safety Advisors, Coordinator and Facilitators
  • Supervisor / Frontline manager / team leader
  • Operations Manager
  • Workplace Manager
  • WHS officer
  • Human Resource Development WHS business partner
  • WHS Trainer

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification; this course is an entry-level WHS qualification.

You will need the required Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills to complete the course. If you have completed your HSC, year 12 equivalent or a Certificate III (or trade ticket) you will have the required LLN skills for the course. NTM has a qualified Adult LLN practitioner to customise training and support to successfully complete your training, contact our office for more information. You will need moderate levels of computer skills such as using a computer, typing in a Word document, and searching the internet to undertake this course.

Where can I study, what locations are available?

Contact us to discuss a training solution for your individual or company needs

Classroom / Face-2-face Delivery: at our office locations or yours

National Headquarters – Illawarra, Kiama Office

Level 1, 47 Manning Street
Kiama, NSW 2533

Western Sydney Office

The M Centre Minchinbury (upstairs next to Fitness Plus and F45)
Suite 51, 40 Sterling Road, Minchinbury NSW 2770

Blended Delivery: Online/Flexible – for those working and/or with caring responsibilities, undertaking the course online is one option.

You chose the way you want to study.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

At NTM your safety is paramount and we are implementing social distancing measures in excess of the 4 square metres per student requirements. We are reducing class sizes to only 8 students to ensure you have sufficient space for social distancing. In addition to extra social distancing space, we have extra cleaning of study areas and sanitising gel available for our students.  Read more on our COVID-19 measures here.

How is the course delivered?

This course is delivered face-to-face in our Kiama training rooms with an actual teacher.

We also offer this course via our flexibly learning method, please contact our office for more information.

What units am I required to complete?

You need to complete 10 units for this BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification, all learning materials and a USB are included in the price. The five core units of the course are:

  • 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

The remaining five electives are chosen for your work roles, job requirements and interest in WHS, common electives include:

  • BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

Smart and Skilled Funding available to Kiama students only

This course is a government subsidised. If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident, live or work in NSW, are over 15 and no longer at school, you may be eligible under Smart and Skilled, meaning the course is subsidised by the NSW Government, visit our page here. 

How much is the course?

This BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification is available under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled funding. Prices depend on whether it is your first or subsequent qualification or if you are eligible for a concession fee or exemption.  The fees are:

Kiama | Illawarram| National Training Masters
Storm Bay, Kiama

$0   Fee Exemption *
$240 Concession, for eligible Centrelink recipients
$1,580  First qualification
$1,850  Second qualification
$5,500  Fee for service (non-subsidised, full fee)

* You may be eligible for an exemption, which means that you do not have to pay anything for the course if you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or if you have a disability, health, chronic medical or mental health condition. Contact our office 1300 653 501 for more information or complete the Smart and Skilled Questionnaire below to see if you qualify.

How interactive and practical is the course?

At NTM this course is practical, interactive and with sufficient time to complete all your assessments. This course includes interesting readings and practical assessment work to be completed at home or at work. There will also be written assessments, projects and case studies related to work health and safety activities.

Pathways to further study and university

After completing the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you have the required five core units for the Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Licensing and regulatory information

There are no licencing or regulatory requirements for this course.

After completing the course, you will be eligible for membership as a vocationally trained WHS member with the Safety Institute of Australia.

I would like to discuss the course before I enrol

Please call our learning consultants on 1300 653 501 to discuss the course. At NTM we are committed to enhancing your learning potential by providing a range of services. To speak to a qualified Career Development Practitioner before enrolling or to discuss Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) about your previous qualifications or workplace training experience, just contact our office.

To support your learning journey we have a range of support services available including: Career Development, Counselling, Disability and Adult Basic Education services. As an NTM student, these support services are available at no extra cost.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015, anyone enrolling in a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation needs a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI or have lost it, get it quick and free at www.usi.gov.au  A USI gives you access to an online account and will contain all your nationally recognised training and results from 1 January 2015 onward.

Enrolling is easy.

Step 1: Find out your eligibility for government funding by completing the Smart and Skilled Questionnaire: Smart and Skilled Questionnaire v5.4

Step 2: Complete the KIAMA NTM Enrolment Form: NTM Enrol Form 2021

Step 3: Send the Questionnaire and Enrolment form to NTM, via e-mail or drop in for a concierge service at our Illawarra  office: National Training Masters, Level 1, 47 Manning St, Kiama, NSW 2533 or

For any assistance call 1300 653 501, you can also enrol over the phone.