Course Details

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety is a nationally accredited qualification which incorporates a proactive and preventative union approach to health and safety in the workplace.

This course is for union trainers who deliver Work Health and Safety (WHS) training, union officials involved in WHS issues and health and safety representatives who wish to gain a formal qualification.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be awarded Certificate IV in WHS and will also be able to:

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the union approach to work health and safety;

  • Articulate the link between organising, establishing health and safety structures and resolving issues in the workplace;

  • Read and interpret work health and safety laws and the rights they contain;

  • Critically examine the concept of risk assessment and evaluate the efficacy of management systems; and

  • Articulate the role unions play in the health and safety consultative process.

Please note: this course is delivered over two face-to-face workshops.

You must attend both workshops in order to complete the course.


NSW: 29 September - 1 October 2020 (Part 1), 27 - 30 October 2020 (Part 2).

VIC: 13 - 15 October 2020 (Part 1), 14 - 17 December 2020 (Part 2).

Please ensure relevant approval has been granted by your union in accordance with its rules and elected official . The cost of the BSB41415 Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety Course is $2350.

BSB41415 Certificate in Work Health and Safety is delivered by the ACTU Organising Education and Campaign Centre. RTO no.: 4141.