Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Business Services Training Package. It is suitable for people working in a WHS role who may or may not work under supervision. They may 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.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Assist with compliance with WHS laws; Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes; Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control; Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems; Assist with responding to incidents. Electives: Make a presentation; Manage projects; Analyse and present research information; Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices; Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work programs; Assist with effective WHS management of contractors; Ensure workplace emergency prevention procedures, systems and processes are implemented; plus more.
About Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VICMelbourne Polytechnic has six campuses around Melbourne - in Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Heidelberg and Prahran. There are also four training centres: Northern Lodge - Eden Park (vineyard and horse stud), Northern Lodge - Yan Yean (broad acre farm), Growling Frog Vineyard (Yan Yean), and the Northern AMEP Centre at Broadmeadows. Melbourne Polytechnic's metropolitan campuses are located within convenient reach by public transport.
Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver around 550 nationally recognised courses on a full-time and part-time basis and over 410 institute accredited courses. Vocational training study options include pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, certificates (I - IV), diplomas, and advanced diplomas. Higher education study options include associate, bachelor and masters degrees.
Melbourne Polytechnic facilities include a 320-hectare farm and 300-hectare thoroughbred stud, Building and Construction Training Centre, Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre, Meat and Fish Processing Facility, four vineyards, two wineries, training restaurant and bistro, hairdressing salons, a TV studio, Technical Education Centre, Green Skills Centre of Excellence, state-of-the-art on-campus student accommodation, and a teaching and learning complex at the Preston campus.
Provider CRICOS: 00724G RTO code: 3075;HE
Certificate IVCourse code: BSB41415
- Full-time internal = 18 weeks
10 units: 5 core; 5 elective
No minimum education
Diploma of Work Health and Safety
Life after Study
Occupational health and safety officers coordinate health and safety systems in an organisation. They identify hazards, assess risks to health and safety, put appropriate safety controls in place and provide advice about accident prevention and occupational health to management and employees.