Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

work Health and Safety

Australian Workplace Training Association Pty Ltd (AWTA) offers this qualification to WHS professionals who provide input to the design of office and construction processes, monitoring of processes and investigations of incidents.

Typically participants in this course will come from a variety of backgrounds and seek formal skills in the identification of potential hazards, mitigation of these hazards and resolution of incidents.

AWTA is able to offer its clients Training in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety qualification.


While this qualification is of a nominal ten (10) months, the actual course duration will be determined by:

  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Any prior vocational qualifications previously attained for which credit is available
  • The individual course delivery schedule negotiated between the participants Employer and the participant


Entry to this course is restricted to those who are:

  • Approved by their Employer to undertake the course
  • Able to read and write English to at least a basic level
  • Over the age of 18 years
  • In a WHS role


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This course is delivered with in a flexible workplace method with theory and theory assessment being delivered in classes, with practical assessments, including observation assessments being completed in the workplace.

AWTA is flexible in the format and timing of learning and assessment activities to ensure that we provide every opportunity for participants to demonstrate their skills and abilities. Should you need support or assistance beyond our skills we will refer you to a suitable organisation to assist you further.

AWTA offers support to all Participants with their learning needs. We can tailor the training and assessment program to assist people with learning issues and, to a more limited degree, personal issues.


The Course Fee depends upon the Study Pathway you choose. For information about Course fee, please CONTACT US.


Total number of units is 10.
5 core units  and 5 elective units.


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
Undertake project work
Implement continuous improvement
Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Assist with responding to incidents