Course Overview

The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to ensure the business complies with its work health and safety obligations under WHS laws. 

The course has been designed to provide a broad range of knowledge and skills in managing and supervising workplace health and safety on construction sites and projects.

To find out everything you need to know about becoming a qualified Work Health and Safety officer go to SafeWork NSW.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you eligible for Fee Free training?

This course may be subsidised by the NSW Government Smart and Skilled initiative. If you are eligible for the government subsidy, your student fee will be determined by the NSW Government. Smart and Skilled prices are subject to funding availability. A quote of applicable fees and funding will be provided prior to enrolment.

Fees for this qualification pathway are as follows:

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $1,580

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $1,850

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate


Non-Member Rate


Note: On enrolment, you will be invoiced for $1,500.00. This consists of a non-refundable administration fee.

Student fees will increase if you are assessed as ‘not yet competent’ by Recognition of Prior Learning in any unit/s of competency and are required to undertake classroom or distance-based training and assessment. Fees may increase on a pro-rata basis per unit of competency to a maximum of $3,580.

Training Services NSW provides fully subsidised training to gain skills in Australia’s growing industries. Smart and Skilled eligible students who enrol in a NSW Fee Free priority course commencing training between 1 July 2024 to 31 December 2024 may be eligible for a NSW Fee Free place.

MBA offers the following qualifications under NSW Fee Free:

Master Builders is a Smart and Skilled contracted training provider to deliver NSW Fee-Free* courses. Please note that NSW Fee Free places are limited and subject to funding availability.

Are you eligible for NSW Fee Free* training?

*NSW Fee Free is fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments. Subject to Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria. Places are limited and subject to funding availability. Valid until 31 December 2024.

The BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety program is designed to enable industry professionals to improve their skills in assessing risks to health and safety, identifying hazards and use tools and techniques to avoid accidents and injuries.

The industry requires general employability skills such as:

  • Administration
  • Communication
  • Work Health
  • Time Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Autonomy
  • Self Motivation
  • Technology

Master Builders recommends the following entry requirements: 

  • You have at least two (2) years’ experience in a work health and safety-related role in the construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)
  • You have a valid White Card (general construction induction card)
  • You are currently working on active construction projects in a WHS-related role. 
  • Computer with internet access for online delivery.

Apply for your USI prior to application.

Enrolment Conditions

Master Builders has enrolment conditions to help you progress through your training:

  • Students cannot enrol in more than one online qualification and/or program at the same time.
  • Students cannot undertake more than two programs in total at a time.
  • This does not include our online Professional Development, CPD Made Easier, or short 1 or 2 day courses.

The program is designed to be able to be completed within 12 months, with a maximum time of 24 months.

We recommend committing 10-15 hours per week on the course to complete within the 12 months.

Here is a list of the full units of competency in this course:

Subject: Hazards, Risks and Incidents
BSBWHS414 Contribute to WHS risk management Core
BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response Core
BSBWHS431 Develop processes and procedures for controlling hazardous chemicals in the workplace Elective
Subject: WHS Management Systems and Consultation
BSBWHS412 Assist with workplace compliance with WHS laws Core
BSBWHS413 Contribute to the implementation and maintenance of WHS consultation and participation processes Core
BSBWHS415 Contribute to implementing WHS management systems Core
Subject: Safety Monitoring
BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement Elective
Subject: People Management
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace Elective
BSBWHS418 Assist with managing WHS compliance of contractors Elective
Subject: Return to Work
BSBWHS417 Assist with managing WHS implications of return to work Elective

Instead of rushing from work to class, you now have time to go home, settle in, grab a snack, then simply login to learn. 

Be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

All you need is your laptop/tablet/computer, a quiet place, and speakers or headphones. Once you login to learn you'll be connected to educators and colleagues, as well as having access to our learning resources, videos and more!


$2,750 / $3,000

Subsidies Available

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