Qualification Details

Qualification DETAILS

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Fee-for-service


This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The 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.

The Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of environments. They apply solutions to a specified range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate informationfrom various sources.

They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. This qualification would suit a WHS officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under the supervision of a WHS Coordinator or WHS Manager.

Others that would benefit from this qualification include: • Owners of small to medium sized business.
Middle managers
• Supervisors.

Learners will be required to complete this qualification within 12 months of enrolment. From enrolment, learners may access PTG’s online learning system for theory based learning and assessment and with Trainer and Assessor email support.

Workbooks will be made available for those who prefer to work with hardcopy documents. This course is delivered through a combination of face-to-face class room and online training and assessment. The face-to-face component is delivered over a 10 day period and includes up to 12 months for completion enabling candidates time to demonstrate competency. Competency may be achieved using distance based written and/or electronic delivery and assessment.

02.1 Face-to-Face

The face-to-face component of this course is delivered over an 10 day workshop. During the 10 days you will complete training with formative and summative assessment activities in the following environments:
Online and written assessments
Face-to-Face practical assessment
Real work experience

Prior to commencement of the face-to-face component of the course, online pre-learning and formative assessment activities must be completed. You will have online support from their trainer and assessor throughout the duration of the course.
You are welcome to attend more than one face-to-face workshop during the 12 month program if you would like extra learning or if the trainer and assessor has identified that you need extra time in order to gain competency. Extra workshops incur no further costs and are included in your original course fee/s.
You will need a computer or tablet with internet access for the online components of this program.

03.1 Learner Resource

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety Learner Guide/ Workbook (Will be provided by PTG).
In order to successfully complete this qualification and gain your Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety, you must demonstrate competency in all unit knowledge and skill requirements.

If you are unable to demonstrate competency in any of your unit activities or during the face-to-face workshop, you will be invited to attend further workshops where you will be provided with support and further opportunities, for practice and to demonstrate the required competencies.

06.1 Credit Transfer

If you have completed any single or multiple units in this qualification and can provide evidence in the form of a certificate and transcript issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or educational body, you may be eligible for credit transfer. You should consult with PTG for advice on this process.

06.2 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL recognises your existing experience gained through life or work for which you may not have obtained a formal qualification. If you are able to supply valid, sufficient, current and authentic evidence of having the skills and knowledge required for any or all of the required units for this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and should consult with PTG for advice on this process.
This qualification is made up of 10 units of competency:

Course Fee - $3,995.00

$1,500.00 of the course fee is due upon enrolment and prior to accessing the student online platform. The remaining $2,495.00 is due prior to the eight day practical workshop or once 50% of the course has been completed, whichever occurs first.

For information on PTG payment plans or possible funding options, contact us on 1300 161 640 or info@paradigmtraining.com.au


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