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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419

Overview

On completion of this program, you will have gained the knowledge and skills to contribute to the implementation of a broad range of contemporary WHS issues including compliance with WHS and related legislation, WHS consultation, systematic WHS management, hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control. This program is suitable for people wanting to gain entry level WHS officer/advisor positions in organisations where workplace health and safety is part of their duties.

Qualification:

Qualification:

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41419

Program No:

Program No:

C4-HS36

Campus:

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

Duration:

One semester 3 hours per week either on campus or online.

Students can expect to spend 13 hours per week of online activities, projects, research and practising your skills and knowledge in the workplace.
Plus a minimum additional 10 hours per week of self-directed learning.

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.

Cost Info:

Cost Info:

The 2021 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

Indicative Cost:

$1,081

Likely Job Outcome:

Likely Job Outcome:

Workplace Health and Safety Coordinator, Workplace Health and Safety Officer/Advisor.

Enrolment Type:

Application Type:

Standard
Share:

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must:
- have access to a workplace for completion of assessable tasks
AND
- you may need to demonstrate appropriate reading, writing and oral communication skills by undertaking a literacy assessment (ASCF level 3).

You may be required to undertake additional Foundation Skills subjects to support your learning and success in this program.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 10 subjects

Core: Complete all 5

  • BSBWHS412   Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
    • CIT Code: LEGL223
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with establishing and maintaining workplace compliance with work health and safety (WHS) laws. It includes identifying applicable WHS laws, duties, rights and obligations, and the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance in the workplace. It also includes assisting with providing advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in WHS laws and those of WHS regulators. The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS413   Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
    • CIT Code: WPHS127
      Cost: Standard $191.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing and maintaining work health and safety (WHS) consultation and participation as prescribed in legislation. It also covers contributing to communicating relevant information, identifying feedback opportunities, and improving consultation and participation. The unit applies to those working in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS414   Contribute to WHS risk management
    • CIT Code: WPHS128
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to WHS risk management, which includes the processes for identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards and assessing and controlling the risk relating to those identified hazards. It involves contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk controls according to legislative and organisational requirements. The unit applies to those working in a broad range of roles across all industries. WHS hazard identification and risk control processes are those defined in written workplace procedures.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS415   Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
    • CIT Code: WPHS129
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing a plan for a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) that applies to own role. The unit applies to individuals with responsibilities for contributing to the implementation of an organisation’s WHSMS as part of their work health and safety (WHS) responsibilities in a range of industry and workplace contexts.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS416   Contribute to workplace incident response
    • CIT Code: WPHS130
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to work health and safety (WHS) legislative and organisational requirements. The unit applies to those who contribute to workplace incident responses by undertaking a varied range of activities in a structured and familiar work environment as defined in written procedures. It applies to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 5

  • BSBWRT411   Write complex documents
    • CIT Code: BUSN568
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise complex documents. The unit applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos and/or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBINS401   Analyse and present research information
    • CIT Code: BUSN351
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect, organise, analyse and present information using available systems and sources. This includes identifying research requirements and sources of information, evaluating the quality and reliability of the information, and preparing and producing reports. The unit applies to those who are required to analyse and apply their knowledge of the organisation to research tasks, evaluate information from a variety of sources and apply solutions to a range of predictable and unpredictable problems. No licensing, legislation or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM411   Make presentations
    • CIT Code: BUSN276
      Cost: Standard $76.00
      Description: This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review presentations for target audiences.This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSUS411   Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: BUSN538
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and implement improvements to the environmental sustainability of work practices and monitor their effectiveness.The unit applies to individuals with responsibility for the practices of a specific work area or who lead a work group or team. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS417   Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
    • CIT Code: WPHS131
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with managing the WHS implications of activities that facilitate an injured worker’s return to work. It involves identifying those with roles, duties, rights and responsibilities for return to-work, as well as assisting in preparing, implementing and evaluating the return to work. The unit applies to those in an organisation who assist with the WHS implications of return-to-work activities. In many organisations, this role will be performed alongside others from within the organisation or external parties, including those working in human resources, workers’ compensation, workplace rehabilitation, other professional and administrative capacities, and other roles relating to return to work.
      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au