Study a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety in Perth

Assessment Only Explained


This pathway provides you with the opportunity to be recognised for the skills, knowledge and experience you already possess. You will be required to gather evidence based on a set of prescribed assessment tasks for each unit. You must successfully address all of these tasks in order to achieve the qualification.

This pathway requires you to have your workplace supervisor’s support in order to help you to develop evidence in areas where you have less experience. Enrolment in this qualification does NOT include any training or resources, it is assessment only.

Should you find there are gaps in your knowledge, or you want to do a refresher, we have recommended a range of Professional Development Programs that complement this qualification. You will find these listed below.


Nationally Recognised Training

The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification is suitable for people working in a WHS role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others in the areas of health and safety.

Who Will Benefit

This 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. It is for those seeking formal recognition of their WHS work experience, knowledge and skills.

Are you a statutory positions holder under the new WA Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022? 

There are now mandatory units that must be completed to hold many of these positions. Three of these units form part of our BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification (*as indicated in the list of units below). View the Information Sheet provided by WorkSafe for more details.

Contact us for further information on how we can assist you to complete this new mandatory requirement:

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Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Prerequisites

Enrolment in this qualification requires participants to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in their chosen field, with responsibility for work health and safety practices as part of their current role.

Participants are also required to have the support of an employer, manager or supervisor who can provide opportunities for the participant to demonstrate competence and develop and collect evidence from various departments within the business. 

What is Required to Gain a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Upon successful enrolment in this qualification, participants will be granted online access to all relevant assessment tools. Every aspect of each assessment tool must be addressed successfully in order to achieve this qualification.

Participants have up to 2 years to complete the assessment requirements of the qualification.

How Do I Get Started

  1. Download the Enrolment Kit located on this page under Related Information
  2. Read through the kit to learn more about the qualification and its requirements
  3. Complete all requirements
  4. Email all documents, including your current resume & job description to enrol onto the qualification to
  5. Consider the recommended PD Programs listed below 
  6. Once enrolled you will receive log-in details for the AIM WA Assessment Portal.

Typical Units of Competency

BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws
BSBWHS413 Contribute to implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes
*BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
BSBWHS419 Contribute to implementing WHS monitoring processes
*BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
*BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Investment Required


This qualification is assessment only, it does not include training and resources.


Non Member $2200
Corporate Member $1850

Related Information

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