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BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety ~

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2021 FebruaryEast Geelong CampusClassroom Night Part-time: 6 months
2021 AprilEast Geelong CampusClassroom Night Part-time: 6 months
2021 JulyEast Geelong CampusClassroom Night Part-time: 6 months

Intakes

Course Duration

Cricos Code

Course Description

Are you looking for a career in Work Health and Safety (WHS)?

This course provides training for those either seeking to enter a WHS role or who are already working in some form of WHS capacity, such as a safety coordinator, in a workplace setting.

What will I learn?

The course covers a range of current and relevant WHS laws, processes, and systems that can be applied to a range of workplace settings. The course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to assist in the protection of people and property in a demanding sector.

This WHS responsibility means that you are:

  • Analytical with a lateral and problem-solving mindset
  • Can relate legislation or regulation to live conditions
  • Capable of meeting study and assignment work requirements

What are my study options?

This course can be undertaken:

  • As distance learning, which is incorporated as part of the COVID restrictions (up to 6 months)
  • As a blended class on campus
  • As a customised program delivered to groups on-site or in the workplace.

When can I start and how often do I attend?

Intakes for on-campus study are generally February and July. You can expect approximately four hours of class attendance one night a week over the course duration which should be supplemented with home study.

Intakes for traineeships and customised programs are ongoing throughout the year. Delivery can be undertaken in the workplace in consultation with your employer.

What can I do when I finish?

This qualification can be applied to a wide variety of workplaces and roles, and provides a broad knowledge and skills base suitable for coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to undertake BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety. 

Anything else I should know?

Find out more about our work health and safety courses or our industry short courses.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

PT (online) - 1 day per week | Thursday | 5.30pm - 9.30pm OR Monday | 5.30pm - 9.30pm 

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Work health and safety officer

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Course Description

Course Description

Are you looking for a career in Work Health and Safety (WHS)?

This course provides training for those either seeking to enter a WHS role or who are already working in some form of WHS capacity, such as a safety coordinator, in a workplace setting.

What will I learn?

The course covers a range of current and relevant WHS laws, processes, and systems that can be applied to a range of workplace settings. The course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to assist in the protection of people and property in a demanding sector.

This WHS responsibility means that you are:

  • Analytical with a lateral and problem-solving mindset
  • Can relate legislation or regulation to live conditions
  • Capable of meeting study and assignment work requirements

What are my study options?

This course can be undertaken:

  • As distance learning, which is incorporated as part of the COVID restrictions (up to 6 months)
  • As a blended class on campus
  • As a customised program delivered to groups on-site or in the workplace.

When can I start and how often do I attend?

Intakes for on-campus study are generally February and July. You can expect approximately four hours of class attendance one night a week over the course duration which should be supplemented with home study.

Intakes for traineeships and customised programs are ongoing throughout the year. Delivery can be undertaken in the workplace in consultation with your employer.

What can I do when I finish?

This qualification can be applied to a wide variety of workplaces and roles, and provides a broad knowledge and skills base suitable for coordinators, advisors and facilitators.

Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to undertake BSB51315 Diploma of Work Health and Safety. 

Anything else I should know?

Find out more about our work health and safety courses or our industry short courses.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

PT (online) - 1 day per week | Thursday | 5.30pm - 9.30pm OR Monday | 5.30pm - 9.30pm 

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Work health and safety officer

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

Apply now

Need help?

  • Find out what documents you will need to complete your application here or watch the how to apply video.
  • Visit Customer Service or click here to request application support.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course. You will be advised of the next steps in the selection process as soon as possible.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 19/10/2020 12:02:28 PM

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