This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
As the workforce has evolved over time, with more freelancers, contractors and an increasing number of employees working from home, WHS laws have also had to evolve. If you’re looking for up-to-date and relevant information about how to ensure your company is WHS compliant, then this is the course for you.
Offered online by Open Colleges, the Certificate IV in Work Health Safety program will train you in the latest WHS legislation, and show you how to assist with and contribute to the implementation of WHS management systems and processes. You will also learn how to respond to incidents, ensure workplace emergency prevention protocols are in place, and continually monitor your workplace for hazards and risks.
The course is the perfect way for professionals to upskill, or transition into a new speciality.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, so anyone can apply! You must be over 18 years of age, however.
Areas of study
In this WHS course, the subjects you will study include:
Assist with compliance with WHS laws
Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
Assist with responding to incidents
Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Make a presentation
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The skills and knowledge gained during this WHS program will help you take on more responsibility in the workplace, and open up new career opportunities. The nationally recognised qualification may help you find employment as a:
Work health and safety coordinator
Work health and safety advisor
Work health and safety facilitator
How else will I benefit from this certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Work Health Safety (BSB41415) from Protector Alsafe.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
Course materials provided.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
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RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.
For those with no formal qualifications, looking to kick-start their career in WHS, this pathways program combines the Statement of Attainment in Work Health and Safety and the Diploma of Work Health and Safety so you can start with no prior experience or training.
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