Certificate IV in Work Health and 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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Sample learning outcomes

  • Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
  • Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
  • Contribute to WHS risk management
  • Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
  • Contribute to workplace incident response