This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to provide leadership and guidance with regard to Work Health and Safety (WHS). This qualification would suit a WHS officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under the supervision of a WHS Coordinator or WHS Manager wanting to advance in their career.
It is preferred that students have at least a year ten level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills. Access to a workplace with a safety management system is required. Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint presentations and the ability to research information from a variety of sources are critical in achieving the desired outcomes. An understanding of Work Health and Safety legislation is beneficial to achieve successful outcomes.
These skills will be assessed during a short pre-course assessment to assist the RTO in providing an appropriate training pathway which may include completion of an introduction to computers or Health and Safety Representatives course.
All core units in BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or equivalent competencies:
- BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
- BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
- BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
- BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
- BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents
Learners already holding a BSB41407/BSB41412 Certificate IV in Occupational/Work Health and Safety will be provided with a fast track option to meet the prerequisite requirements.
- Online learning, self-paced over 12 months.
- Learners complete units of competency by logging into the RTO online learning system, studying the required unit content before completing a series of project based assessments. Upon completion assessments are uploaded by the learning for the RTO assessor to mark.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
There are a total number of nine (9) national units of competency associated with this course:
5 core units
and 4 elective units
- BSBWHS502 Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes
- BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
- BSBWHS504 Manage WHS hazards and risk
- BSBWHS505 Investigate WHS incidents
- BSBWHS506 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
- BSBWHS507 Contribute to managing WHS information systems
- BSBWHS508 Manage WHS hazards associated with plant
- BSBWHS509 Facilitate the development and use of hazard management tools
- BSBWHS510 Contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures
Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which will include a folio, written activities, observation / practical demonstration, simulated activities, case studies and role plays. Access to a workplace with a safety management system will assist a number of assessments within the qualification.
FEE FOR SERVICE
|Full Fee (Online)||Full Fee (RPL)|
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should contact our friendly team on 07 3373 8888.