DurationPart-time 1 year
Next intakeNot applicable
Progress your career with a highly in demand qualification in workplace health and safety.
If you're in a work health and safety (WHS) role or looking to move into the industry, this program will progress your career, providing you with knowledge and skills in a range of WHS contexts.
The program is suitable for people working as WHS coordinators, advisors and facilitators who may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others.
*Programs may change as training packages are updated.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Online learning is supplemented through discussion boards and videos designed to enhance your understanding and underpinning knowledge.
Ongoing assessment includes a combination of written assignments including reports and plans based on industry requirements as well as knowledge tests.
This program consists of a total of 10 units - 5 work health and safety units and 5 elective units.
Examples of WHS units:
- assist with compliance with WHS and other relevant laws
- contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures
- use equipment to conduct workplace monitoring
Examples of elective units:
- make a presentation
- undertake project work
- write complex documents.
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|Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety||City Campus||
1 year part time
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Program code: C4379
National curriculum code: BSB41415
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The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on whether you are offered a Victorian Government subsidised place or a full-fee place.
To find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place, follow the steps at ‘How to check if you are eligible’*.
The student tuition fees as displayed by the fee finder are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide. Learn more about fees for vocational study.
If your application for a fee concession is approved, you will be charged 20% of the standard government subsidised tuition fee for your program. You will also be charged a lower rate on your student services and amenities fee (SSAF).
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2019 is $303.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.
In addition to tuition fees you also need to pay for:
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF) in each calendar year.
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) - Student visa holders must have cover for the total duration of their visa.
- Some programs incur additional expenses.
You also need to account for your living expenses. Estimate the cost of living in Melbourne.