Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415)

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415) 

BSB41415 Certificate IV

A Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is the recognised qualification for a career in the management of health and safety in Australia. This program provides an introduction to identifying risk, implementing and monitoring workplace health and safety policies and procedures, emergency response systems and communicating the safety message.

  • 5 day course face to face + post course activities
  • Also available online
  • $1495 (face to face) and $1195 (online) per person


Select the type of course that best suits your day to day schedule

  • Face to Face Course

  • AU1495pp
    • Certificate IV Face to Face
    • 5 day course
    • Free lunch included
    • KINNECT Training Facility


  • Online

  • AU1195pp
    • Study when it suits you
    • 12 months to complete



The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety program can be completed either online or face to face, whatever suits your situation and your learning style best.  

Face to Face

5 Day Course (8AM – 4:30PM)
  • Includes hands on practical application of Health and Safety Processes
  • Includes Free Lunch
  • Conducted at one of KINNECT’s Training Facilities


Using our online learning platform, you can complete this program at your own pace. The course features a combination of videos, audio and readings and web research all designed to enhance the learning experience for each. As the course is self paced, you will be able to log in and continue on from where you left off.

Should you commence the online program and feel that you would benefit from the face to face course, there is always the ability to transfer to the face to face courses (A fee may apply depending on the level of completion in the online program and is assessed on a case by case basis).

Award / Qualification

BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety 

Successful completion of this program will result in the awarding of the nationally accredited unit of competency BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. KINNECT works in conjunction with Trainwest (RTO#51807) to assess this course and the Statement of Attainment will be issued by Trainwest.

The units included in each program are as follows –

Safety and Health Specialist

Core Units:

  • BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Elective Units:

  • BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
  • PUAWER002B Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes (group 2)
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

What You Will Learn

The KINNECT Training Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety means firstly completing the initial core units of the qualification giving you knowledge and understanding in workplace health and safety legislation, management systems, safety consultation and participation, hazard ID and risk controls.

The elective focus on the Health and Safety stream means you will gain further important understanding on identifying risk, implementing and monitoring workplace health and safety policies and procedures, emergency response systems and then be able to effectively communicate the safety message.

Target Audience

Become a Health and Safety Practitioner.

Safety and Health Specialist

This course is suited to those people wanting to become a Health and Safety Practitioner in the workplace and help workplaces best manage safety. The core units of BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety are completed and then the focus is on identifying risk and them implementing, monitoring and communicating controls in the workplace.


Good interaction. Webinar was excellent way to complete course.
– Guy H, Webinar, 21st November 2016

I thought it was an extremely well run course.
– Yun T, Sydney, 14th November 2016

The course was very informative and I felt engaged all day.
– Shelley V, Sydney, 14th November 2016

Excellent course. Very good delivery style & knowledge of content. 
– Mandy M, Rockhampton, 9th September 2016

It was a really good day, great presenter and provided good relevant information & industry knowledge in a comfortable environment.
– Deborah L, Melbourne, 1st September 2016

Good communication from enrolment through to course completion. Online information was very ‘user friendly’
– Jess T, Sydney, 20th July 2016

The course was fantastic, the policy and procedure aspect was helpful. Excellent introductory course.
– Lisa B, Melbourne, 6th July 2016

Very well presented course, great information and practical.
– Peter W, Brisbane, 22nd June 2016

Found the course very informative and educational. Hands on testing experience was invaluable, learning how to practically apply testing methods.
– Jacinda H, Brisbane, 22nd June 2016

It was a great day, lovely presenter and good group.
– Kaitlyn D, Gold Coast, 26th May 2016

Excellent day, enjoyed it. Jonathan presented the course very well.
– Josh O, Gold Coast, 26th May 2016

Excellent Trainer – great product knowledge, shared information & friendly.
– Judith M, Gold Coast, 26th May 2016

Jazmyn’s assistance was great whilst enrolling & contemplating course.
– Jeremy W, Gold Coast, 26th May 2016

Good experience and all training was educational & precise.
– Russell W, Brisbane, 19th May 2016

Good content and delivery.
– Darryl R, Brisbane, 19th May 2016

Very informative, easy to follow, excellent. 
– Susanne B, Brisbane, 10th March 2016

Great instructor! Informative & interesting course
– Brisbane Student, 10th February 2016

Was great to use live testing kits.
– Brisbane Student, 10th December 2015

Good background information on the drugs that are commonly tested for. Practical component of the course was the most valuable. 
– Tieri Student, 10th December 2015

Jonathan explained the criteria perfectly and interacted and taught extremely well 
– Brisbane Student, 8th December 2015