Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety


  • Course Code BSB41415
  • Duration 26 weeks (21 weeks of study, 5 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Monday and Tuesday (8.45am—5.00pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date Monthly

Course Outline

If you wish to be able to apply a broad WHS (Work Health and Safety) based knowledge and well-developed skills in a variety of work contexts, then this is the course for you. It is especially suitable for people working in a WHS role, such as a WHS officer who works under the supervision of an WHS Coordinator or WHS Manager.

When you graduate from this course, the titles of job roles you could apply for vary across different industry sectors, but include:

  • Work Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Work Health and Safety Officer

*Please note all WAIFS courses are offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course can be assessed via RPL, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Year 11 (or equivalent).

    IELTS score of 5.0 (or equivalent).

  • Pathways/Articulation

    After achieving the Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety, you may continue to further studies in a Diploma of Work Health & Safety or go direct to employment.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $4,950.00

    Materials Fee: $300.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $3,500.00

    Materials Fee: $300.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

    *** This course is eligible for funding. Please refer to Future Skills WA.