Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Certificate IV   NRT
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Wed 7 Mar 2018
 –   St George
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  • Work Health and Safety course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.

    The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements

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    St George
    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Wed 7 Mar 2018
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    6 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 31 January 2018 from 6:00pm at Gymea Campus, Corner Hotham Road and Kingsway, Gymea, Building A, Ground Floor, Room AG.01 and Wednesday 21 February 2018 St George College, Main Campus, Corner President Avenue and Princes Highway, Kogarah, Building F, Lower Ground Floor, Room FLG.19.

    Indicative timetable:

    Wednesday from 6:00pm to 9pm. Duration: 18 weeks - You attend a workshop on campus on alternate weeks. In addition, you need to expect to engage in online course work of a minimum of 6 hours per week.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognitionS


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BSBWHS407Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs50
    BSBWHS402Assist with compliance with WHS laws40
    BSBWHS408Assist with effective WHS management of contractors30
    BSBWHS406Assist with responding to incidents40
    BSBWHS409Assist with workplace monitoring processes60
    BSBWHS403Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes40
    BSBWHS405Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems50
    BSBWHS404Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control60
    BSBWHS410Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives40
    BSBINN301Promote innovation in a team environment40



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