Expand your skills or begin a career path in work health and safety

When you complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, you’ll be armed with the tools you need to implement effective WHS procedures in the workplace.

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who 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.

You will gain an understanding of contractor and plant safety, WHS management systems, risk management, WHS incident management and emergency procedures.

After satisfactory completion of the units within the Certificate IV in WHS Program, students will have three credits towards the Diploma of WHS qualification and would be encouraged to complete the remaining 6 units in the Diploma of WHS (BSB51315).

Cranbourne: Tuesday and Thursday 6pm - 9.30pm (weekly for 18 weeks, excluding term break).
Frankston: Monday and Tuesday 9am - 5pm (10 sessions, two per month for 5 months)

This course can be offered in your workplace as a Traineeship.

Course code
On campus
Frankston, Cranbourne, In your workplace
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 6 months.
2018 start dates
Weeks commencing Frankston: 29 Jan, 26 Feb, 26 Mar, 30 Apr, 28 May, 25 Jun, 30 Jul, 27 Aug, 24 Sep, 29 Oct, 26 Nov. Cranbourne: 16, 30 Apr, 14, 21 May, 11 Jun, 16, 30 Jul, 13, 27 Aug and 10 Sep.