BSB41419

CERTIFICATE IV IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

IPS Institute BSB41419 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.

Successful completion of this qualification will allow you to apply for positions such as:

Green Tick   WHS Officer        Green Tick   Compliance Officer

Green Tick   WHS Advisor       Green Tick   Project HSE Advisor

Green Tick   WHS Administrator

To obtain the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you must achieve competency in 10 units consisting of (5) core units as well as (5) elective units of which:

• 3 units must be from Group A below
• 2 units may be from Group A, Group B or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
• If not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course offered by IPS Institute.

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

GROUP A

  • BSBINS401 - Analyse and present research information
  • 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
  • BSBWHS431 - Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • BSBWRT411 - Write complex documents

GROUP B

  • BSBCMM411 - Make presentations
  • BSBLDR411 - Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBPMG420 - Apply project scope management techniques
  • BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBSTR402 - Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS411 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • TAEASS301 - Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301 - Provide work skill instruction

Our students are required to be 18 years or older at the time of registration and demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills, and computer skills. If English isn’t your first language, you may be required to sit an LLN test to ensure you are suitable to undertake the course. Please refer to the relevant IPS Policies and the Student Handbook for full details.

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability you may be eligible for IPS Institute to conduct RPL.  The process may enable you to get unit credits allowing you to fast-track this qualification.  Contact us for information about your eligibility.

Our courses are designed for adult learners with busy lives. We know life can be unpredictable and circumstances change, that’s why we make our study options as flexible as we can to cater to your lifestyle. We offer transparent payment plans as well as discounted upfront payment options plus our administrative fees are simple. You will see your complete schedule of fees before you make any payments.

We offer you:
RPL Applications Cost = $0
6-Month Extension Cost = $0

Upon enrolment you will receive and IPS Institute Induction which includes:

• Complimentary profile test to determine your strengths so that we can tailor your elective selections to meet your specific needs
• Short course on-line explaining your profile
• Career Alignment Pathway Session (30 mins) to guide you on your path to career success
• Access to our private IPS Institute Facebook Group where you can interact with other students and faculty
• Monthly webinars for professional and personal development with our CEO Victoria Jennings

Free Deferral
You can pause your studies, then pick them back up when you’re ready*.

Free Extension
If you require additional study time, we can help*.

*Terms and conditions apply.

WHAT IT REQUIREMENTS DO I NEED TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?
You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or another device with an adequate and reliable Internet connection, at least the equivalent of Microsoft Office or Office for Mac, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets and a PDF reader installed. Access to organisational policies and procedures,
relevant acts, regulations, and standards and to a workplace where you can complete your assessments as a safety supervisor under a supervisor.

WHAT SUPPORT IS PROVIDED?
All support is provided by IPS. You can book in coaching calls when you need them as well as send through support requests to be answered by our Learning Coaches.

WHAT ARE THE ASSESSMENTS?
All assessments involve short answer questions, case studies, and projects depending on the learning outcomes required for each unit.

I WORK FULL TIME, CAN I ACCESS MY COACH AFTER HOURS?
Our coaches work late on selected nights and are happy to book in after-hours calls. We have students across all time zones, so our Learning Coaches are conscious of accounting for time differences.

HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?
The course is delivered 100% online through our student portal. You’ll complete written activities and practical assessment tasks to demonstrate what you’ve learned throughout the unit. You will have access to a Learning Coach for any questions or clarifications you may need. You will also have access to webinars from our CEO and Learning Coaches.

WHEN CAN I START?
We have no restrictive intake periods, so you can start as soon as we’ve processed your course registration
and official enrolment form. This is typically done in as little as two business days. We also have options to start your payment plan while delaying your course commencement date until you’re ready to begin studying within three months.

HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE TAKE?
Our courses are completely self-paced, meaning you can study around your lifestyle. No strict deadlines, no inflexible classes to work around, no pressure to work to someone else’s schedule. Depending on the time you commit and your learning style, studying part-time you could see you complete the course in approximately 12 months.

DURATION
This course is competency-based so you can progress at your own pace. Depending on your level of experience and eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer it may take you from 6 – 36 months.

IPS INSTITUTE GUARANTEES

The IPS educational program delivers an advanced set of teaching and learning experiences for our staff and students. To ensure our students are provided with a world-class environment, we have committed to four fundamental guarantees.

STUDENTFOCUSED

Our courses are designed to give students the tools they need to boost their prospects in their given field, providing great flexibility and choice.

QUALITYCONTROL

The courses we offer are crafted to not only match but exceed industry expectations, upskilling students in the process for the workforce of tomorrow.

CUSTOMDELIVERY

Driven by our dedicated mentors and support team, IPS champions individual learning goals by providing personalised and flexible learning solutions.

COMPLETESUPPORT

Our Learning Coaches have vast expertise in their industries with a wealth of knowledge and experience, committed to helping you achieve your goals.

READY TO FAST TRACK YOUR CAREER?

IPS Institute is like no other educational system – our proven method of teaching and learning has seen thousands of students graduate,
ready to take on the challenges of the world. Begin your journey with us today!

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