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WorkSafe Connect's Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety program is focused on supporting individuals who are seeking to take on the responsibility for safety in the workplace and/or are seeking to build on their career in work health and safety.
This qualification is considered the minimum entry point for anyone pursuing a career in work health & safety (WHS). Upon successful completion of this qualification, students will have the skills and knowledge to effectively manage risks, apply relevant WHS laws, ensure compliance with WHS laws and consult on WHS issues within the workplace.
WorkSafe Connect has been delivering workplace health and safety related Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety programs for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of WHS training courses.
8:00am 18th July to 4:30pm 22nd July 2022
8:00am 10th October to 4:30pm 14th October 2022
You may be eligible to receive Construction Skills Queensland funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.
Absolutely loved my training with Worksafe Connect. My trainer Annie delivered the WHS material in a way that we all understood, regardless of the fact that we were all from different work backgrounds with different learning styles and levels of understanding. I've learnt so much from the course and look forward to implementing all that I've learnt at work and getting our office up to speed with our safety practices.
–Fiona D, Townsville
Thanks again for a great course - you made it so much fun and very informative. It was an absolute pleasure to have you as my trainer, I wouldn't change anything in regards to the course . Annie, thank you so much for your guidance through the two weeks and I really had a ball.
–Christopher R, Townsville
Our face-to-face program is offered via a ten (10) day delivery program consisting of two training and assessment sessions of five (5) days each.
The key areas covered by this course include:
Core – Session 1 – 5 days
Electives – Session 2 – 5 days
Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer assessors who have WHS industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.
All assessments in this course are open book and students will have access to all learning materials such as legislation, codes of practice and student notes.
While the overwhelming majority of assessments are completed during the 10 days of training, there are three simple workplace activities for the students to complete between the two sessions (in either a real or simulated workplace). The trainer assessor will provide each student with a workbook to record these workplace activities and will discuss the workbook requirements in detail during the first session of the program. The trainer assessor is also available for phone and email support throughout the program.
WorkSafe Connect is able to offer this course:
It is recommended that students with access to a laptop bring this to the sessions as activities and assessments can be completed electronically. Paper-based assessments and resources will also be available – we are happy to work with each student to decide which format is most suitable.
Successful participants will receive a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41419) issued by WorkSafe Connect (RTO 31385).
In order to complete the course, students must successfully complete the assessments during the course as well as provide a completed skills and experience form outlining any previous experience in the health and safety area.
On successful completion of the qualification, students may apply for a Work Health and Safety Officer (WHSO) certificate of authority from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland as the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419 has been deemed an equivalent qualification for WHSO certification. Applications must be submitted directly to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.
There are no formal pre-requisites to undertake this qualification although the completion of Year 10 is recommended.
A skills and experience form must be completed prior to course commencement to provide the trainer assessor with an overview of each participant’s background and their previous experience with health and safety.
In undertaking this course, it is advisable students have access to a workplace in order to contextualise and complete any workplace-based activities. Alternative arrangements can be made for those in between work or without access to a workplace through the provision of simulated activities.
You may be eligible to receive CSQ funding for this course if you work in the building & construction industry and permanently work in Queensland. Eligible students also include clerical, administrative or professional staff whose employer is part of the building & construction industry.
If eligible, this course is fully subsidised with no out of pocket expense.
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This BSB41419 training course enables participates to gain a qualification in Work Health and Safety (WHS).
It is designed to give participants practical knowledge and skills to enable the provision of valid and timely WHS advice and assist with improving safety in the workplace.
The course covers a broad range of health and safety functions and responsibilities in the workplace including identifying hazards, assessing WHS risks, implementing strategies to control WHS risks and evaluating an organisation’s WHS performance.
In Queensland, on successful completion of the qualification, you may apply for a Work Health and Safety Officer (WHSO) certificate of authority from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland as the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419 has been deemed an equivalent qualification for WHSO certification. Applications must be submitted directly to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.