Work Health and Safety

Duration:
12 Months from course commencement

Max Students:
20

Designed for:
Individuals who are in a WHS role, or wanting to secure a WHS role, working under limited supervision and may provide leadership and guidance to others relating to WHS matters.

Pre-requisites:
There are no formal entry requirements however it is highly recommended that participants have access to a workplace in order to complete the assessments.

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Computer / laptop with appropriate business applications eg- Microsoft Word & Acrobat Reader
Internet access
Verifiable USI
Fitness to participate
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course

Description:
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.

Content:

The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety provides participants with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Implement and support the WHS management system.
  • Prepare and advise workplace personnel for dealing with WHS issues.
  • Understand WHS legislative requirements and assist with monitoring workplace compliance.
  • Implement WHS initiatives and processes that support organisational WHS goals.
  • Apply knowledge of risk assessment to contribute to the selection of risk-assessment techniques, tools and processes for common hazards.
  • Contribute to setting up and running of WHS consultation and participation processes.

Please contact education@fsaus.com.au for enrolments and further information.

Units of Competency

BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management

BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors

BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems

BSBRES411 Analyse and present research information

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response

BSBWHS520 Manage implementation of emergency procedures

Assessment:
Assessment activities include a combination of knowledge questions, scenarios and workplace projects. All assessment is uploaded to our student portal. Upon successful completion of the qualification participants will be awarded the BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

Delivery Method:

Suggested Delivery Format
Day 1 plus month 1
BSBWHS412
Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
CORE
Day 1 plus month 2
BSBWHS413
Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
CORE
Day 2 plus month 3
BSBWHS414
Contribute to WHS risk management
CORE
Day 2 plus month 4
BSBWHS415
Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
CORE
Day 3 plus month 5
BSBWHS416
Contribute to workplace incident response
CORE
Day 3 plus month 6
BSBWHS520
Contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures
Day 4 plus month 7
BSBWHS418
Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
Day 4 plus month 8
BSBMGT403
Implement continuous improvement
Day 5 plus month 9
BSBRES411
Analyse and present research information
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
Months 10-12 - ONLINE
Completing and submitting assessments for all modules through online portal

Face to Face workshop interactive learning
requires participants to attend five (5) days (38 hrs) of face to face training utilising theory and practical activities. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios plus upto 962 hours of research, contact with an assessor plus completing and submitting assessments over a 12 month period. Suggest unit delivery plan available.

Online Self-paced Distance education
gives participants the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace within the stipulated course timeframes without the need to attend face to face workshops. Courseware is provided online via the NSCA Student Portal and requires plus upto 1000 hours of research, contact with an assessor plus completing and submitting assessments over a 12 month period. Suggest unit delivery plan available.


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