BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

This qualification applies to individuals working in a work health and safety (WHS) role who provide a broad range of technical knowledge and skills, and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.


The qualification applies to those working as supervisors, WHS personnel, and workers in other WHS-related roles who manage risks effectively, apply relevant WHS laws, and contribute to WHS within the workplace in known or changing contexts with established parameters.



The following occupations relate to this qualification.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officers assist in the implementation and evaluation of policies and programs to ensure safe and healthy working conditions, and assist injured staff through the workers’ compensation and rehabilitation process.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technician
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technicians collect data on workplace safety. They may also develop and analyse worker safety programs under the direction of Occupational Health and Safety Specialists.
  • WorkCover Inspector
  • WorkCover Inspectors assist employers and employees to understand their rights and obligations under occupational health and safety, workers compensation and injury management legislation. They also have a range of powers to enforce compliance with the legislation.

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include: 

BSB30719 - Certificate III in Work Health and Safety or other relevant Certificate III qualifications


vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health and Safety.


Course fee

eLearning $1,950.00

Correspondence $1,950.00