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Learn the secrets to confidently build a successful career while you get a Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Even if you have no experience

BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
with career-building bonuses

You’re here because you know a safety qualification is something that makes you more employable. Smart move, because there are so many career paths available to you. And more and more employers are looking for people with safety qualifications.

But what if you could get a safety qualification with more? One that gives you the skills to build your career? If that sounds good, you’re in the right place.

At Alium Works we create pathways to success for people like you. That’s why with our safety courses you get:

Real support
From our industry expert trainers who are there to help when you need it

Boost your skills
In our free monthly masterclasses on practical safety related topics

Career building tools
With 3 months free access to our Award-winning Pathway Program

The right start
With a welcome call to answer your questions and set you up for success

Ready to boost your confidence and your skills?

Find out more about our Cert IV in Work Health and Safety:

What you’ll learn

Who this is for

How it works

What you need

What you’ll learn

In the Cert IV WHS course, you’ll learn how to help improve safety in the workplace, including: 

Identify hazards
Assess risks
Put strategies into place to control risks
Evaluate a workplace’s safety performance
Analyse and present research findings

Core units:

  • 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

Additional units:

(all students are to complete these 5 electives)

  • BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors
  • BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environment
  • BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

So what’s the Pathway Program?

(Hint: it's your new career-building best friend, and you get free access with your Cert IV)

It’s all of the career building resources cadets have access to, available online, with experienced mentor support.

The skills you need to move into a leadership role
How to communicate professionally at work to get ahead
How to nail job interviews
Essential emergency and safety management skills you’ll need in a leadership role
Applications and resumes that rock
How to plan and report like a pro

The Pathway Program is your step-by-step pathway to success in the career you want. You’ll get 3 months worth of free access as part of your enrolment in the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or Diploma in Work Health and Safety.

Who this is for

Anyone who wants to build a career in safety
Supervisors or leaders who want to improve their safety skills and career prospects
WHS professionals
Small business owners
Human Resources professionals
Anyone who wants to increase their understanding of legal compliance in the workplace

How it works

You’ll have 12 months to complete your course with access to all the online resources you need. As part of a small online group you’ll get support from one of our experienced trainers when you need it.

As an Alium Works student, you also get access to our award-winning Pathway Program. It gives you the building blocks to a successful career with online masterclasses and mentor support.

What you need

First up: time. You need to put in the work to achieve your qualification, and we’re here to help you every step of the way. It’s estimated you’ll need 10 hours per week to complete this course in the full 12 months allowed. You may choose to complete the course earlier if you wish, by putting in extra hours.

  • To be 18 years or older
  • To be able to carry out research and present information
  • Good computer skills including the ability to use office programs and navigate the internet
  • Your own laptop or desktop computer with:
    • Camera
    • Microphone
    • Ability to add video streaming software (e.g. Zoom)
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office or Google Office applications
    • Access to view PDFs
  • A stable internet connection

If you want to apply for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) please let us know when you fill out the application form.

Enrolment cost


Places in the Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety are limited to a small group. Apply now to secure your spot.


How do I get started?

It’s easy:
1. Apply

Fill out the application form below including payment

2. Book your welcome call

You’ll receive an email to book a time for your welcome call

3. Welcome call
You’ll find out what to do next and where to find your resources and support from a local member of our team who is an experienced safety professional

We’ll also take you through a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment

4. Time to get started
With training, support, access to monthly masterclasses and our award-winning Pathway Program, you’re on your way to more than just a qualification.

How does payment work?

You’ll pay in full when you apply for the course. As part of your application, we’ll take you through a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment. If you don’t pass the LLN assessment we’ll issue you with a full refund.

Click here for full details on our schedule of fees.

How is the training delivered?

Training is delivered online via our Alium Works online learning portal where you’ll access your lessons, quizzes, activities and assessments.

What if I miss a lesson?

All lessons are available through our online learning portal, so you can catch up a time that suits you.

What do I need to join these courses?

Click here for Certificate IV requirements, and here to find out about Diploma requirements.

How can I get help and support when I need it?

We offer small group training to make sure you get the help you need when you need it. Our trainers are available to help you via phone and email

Are there any prerequisites?

To enrol in the Diploma in Work Health and Safety, you must have completed these 5 core subjects from the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

How do I find out more about the Diploma in Work Health and Safety?

Click here to read the full details.

How long do I have to complete my WHS course?

You have a maximum of 12 months to complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, with a maximum of 18 months allowed for the Diploma in Work Health and Safety. If you wish you can complete both of these courses earlier.

Do you offer group pricing for 5 or more enrolments?

What’s the Pathway Program?

All of our WHS course students receive access to our award-winning, career building Pathway Program – click here to find out more.

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