BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety


BSB41919 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety 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.


There are no stated entry requirements for BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Graduates at this level will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work and/or further learning as:

  • WorkCover Inspector
  • Work Health and Safety Officer


Pathways into the qualification:

A pathway for candidates considering this qualification includes:

  • BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

Pathways from the qualification:

After successfully achieving BSB41919 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, candidates may develop through the Work Health and Safety pathway to:

  • BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety – to
  • BSB60619 Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety


BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course structure requires students to successfully complete ten (10) units of competency as follows:

  • Five (5) core units of competency
  • Five (5) elective units of competency
Unit CodeUnit Title C/E
BSBWHS412Assist with work place compliance with WHS
BSBWHS413Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processesCore
BSBWHS414Contribute to WHS risk managementCore
BSBWHS415Contribute to implementing WHS management systemsCore
BSBWHS416 Contribute to work place incident responseCore
BSBWHS417Assist with managing WHS implications of return to workElective – Group A
BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processesElective – Group A
BSBWHS431Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplaceElective – Group A
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplaceElective – Group B
BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvementElective – Group B


Pivotal Education understands the philosophy that training should be tailored to suit individual client’s business objectives. Therefore, Pivotal Education can customise the elective units of competency to suit prospective client’s specific industry requirements. Customisation may result in changes to the duration
required to complete the qualification


Pivotal Education delivers in the following locations:

  • Workplace – employees can benefit from training and assessment in the work place and particularly in their work area to make the experience meaningful and relevant to vocational outcomes
  • Pivotal Education – small classes can benefit from training and assessment at Pivotal Education’s own meeting room
  • External Venues – Pivotal Education arranges meeting rooms and simulated environments where required to deliver and assess part of a qualification or single unit of competency


Training is delivered through blended flexible work-based training and assessment including group sessions, one to one delivery and work station observation. This may include:

  • Face to Face instruction in a designated quiet area
  • Practical demonstration/observation in the work station area as required
  • Mentoring
  • Integrated online learning through Canvas
  • Component of self-paced study to research and prepare for assessments
  • Workplace supervision


Students will be assessed using relevant assessment methods for each unit which includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Short Answer Assessment Questions*
  • Practical demonstration/ observation
  • Project Task
  • Portfolio of evidence – workplace documents indicate essential evidence of completing a work-based training

Assessment is conducted at the following session to which the training has been conducted allowing the participant to carry out tasks directly related to the unit of competency studied and the supervisor to adequately observe the student in depth during this time period.


Students that successfully complete all 10 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety by Pivotal Education. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Pivotal Education. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.


Get in Touch

Have an enquiry or some feedback for us? Fill out the form below to contact our team.


    Get in Touch

    Have an enquiry or some feedback for us? Fill out the form below to contact our team.

      Pivotal Office
      Contact us
      • Domestic Students

        Domestic Students
        +61 2 87552659

      • International Students

        International Students
        +61 2 87552665

      • Email Enquiry

        Email Enquiry

      • Email Domestic

        Email Domestic

      • Email International

        Email International

      • Business Hours

        Business Hours
        9:00 am to 8:00pm
        Monday to Friday