BSB41419- Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

(focused towards landscaping)

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.





From $3500


1-18 months

Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) 

Industry Jobs


Earning Potential


Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

IPS Institute’s Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification is considered the minimum entry point for anyone wanting to commence a career in occupational work health and safety.

This qualification is built specifically to give you specialised skills and knowledge in assisting with responding to incidents, contribution to implementing and maintaining work health and safety consultation, participation processes and assist with compliance with work health and safety laws.

You will develop your skills as a health and safety practitioner and become responsible for the corresponding WHS functions within a workplace. This qualification is particularly relevant if you are currently working in a team and want to specialise in work health and safety practices. This course will provide you the knowledge and strategies to ensure that workplace emergency processes and procedures and systems, and processes are implemented. Successfully completing this qualification will provide you with the specialised skills and knowledge to undertake the role of safety officer.

Course Information


Individuals undertaking this qualification as a self-paced learning may take 1 – 12 months.

Individuals undertaking this qualification as a traineeship/Apprenticeship may take 6 – 30 months.

Delivery Method

Online (Some tasks may require practical application and evidence)

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

RPL available (partial and full)

Entry Requirements

Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level 3

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10

(Units are selected to best suit specializations and accommodate deliverables. If tailored units are required please visit and contact us today).

5 core units, plus

5 elective units

Units of Competency

Core units:

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems

BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management

BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

Elective units:

BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors

BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work

BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes

BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement


Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans (Monthly Plans, Upfront Costs, Quarterly Fees)

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)


More Information

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


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