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WHS Career Kickstarter

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Organisations in a range of industries value skills and knowledge that relate to Work Health and Safety. These industries include, Government, Defence, Construction, Energy, Logistics, and Operations. This makes WHS an interesting and rewarding field with many opportunities for career progression.

This program is designed for people who want to find a job in a Work Health and Safety field, but don’t have the experience.

This short course will allow participants not only to learn valuable skills to increase their chances of career success, but will also allow graduated students to acquire five credit transfers if they aim to complete BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

When you graduate from the WHS Career Kickstarter course, you will be eligible to study BSB51319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety.

Here’s some of what you will learn when completing this WHS Career Kickstarter course.

  • WHS compliance and laws.
  • Consultation and participation processes.
  • Risk management.
  • WHS management systems.
  • Workplace incident responses.

As well as skills and knowledge, you will also get insight into the WHS industry prior to committing to further studies. So, you’ll be 100% sure that this is the career for you.

You can do this course online, with support from our expert team.

Learning Outcomes

The units of competency in this course are implicit of BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. This program requires the completion of 5 units as listed below.

Please note, completion of this program will result in a statement of attainment only.

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There is a wide range of positions and salaries for safety jobs in Australia, depending on factors like the specific role, qualifications, and experience. Here are a few examples of safety job roles in Australia and their corresponding salary ranges:

Safety Officer: Safety Officers develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure the safety of workers for a particular organisation. They may also conduct risk assessments, provide training and education to employees, and investigate incidents or accidents. The average salary for a Safety Officer in Australia is around $70,000 – $90,000 per year.

Occupational Health and Safety Advisor: Occupational Health and Safety Advisors work with a range of organisations to provide advice and support on health and safety matters. They may also conduct safety audits and inspections, providing training and education to employees. The average salary for an Occupational Health and Safety Advisor in Australia is around $80,000 – $110,000 per year.

Safety Coordinator: Safety Coordinators are responsible for coordinating the health and safety activities of a particular organisation. This may include developing and implementing policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments, and providing training and education to employees. The average salary for a Safety Coordinator in Australia is around $60,000 – $90,000 per year.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager: Environmental Health and Safety Managers are responsible for managing the environmental, health and safety program of an organisation. They may also conduct inspections and audits to ensure compliance with regulations and industry standards. The average salary for an Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Australia is around $90,000 – $150,000 per year.

Safety Manager: Safety Managers are responsible for the overall management of safety programs in an organisation. They may also provide guidance and direction to safety officers and coordinators, ensuring compliance with safety regulations. The average salary for a Safety Manager in Australia is around $100,000 – $160,000 per year.

(Please note that these are estimates, and the salary ranges can vary depending on the company, region, industry, and qualifications of the individual. Research conducted by Polymath)

Course Info

Delivery & Support

This qualification is delivered 100% on-line including theory, text books, projects and assessments.

You will receive full support for the duration of your course and can call our team from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Friday.

You can also correspond with our team via email, on-line chat, SMS and communicate to your trainer and support officer through your on-line profile.

Once completed you will be issued a formal hard copy qualification/certificate free of charge including an electronic email version.

Course Breakdown

This course requires the completion of 5 units of competency. These units are implicit of, and derived from, BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety.

These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to the industry.

Students will have up to 12 months to complete this program. If the learner requires more time please see extension options in our student handbook or contact our office.

In this course, students are required to submit audio and/or video projects. Students are required to source their own participants for these tasks.

Tools Required

To successfully complete this course, you will require access to a desktop computer or laptop; and adequate access to internet connection.

You will also require an active email account and a mobile phone equipped with a camera.

Software – you will require access to MS Word, MS Excel, and online search platforms.

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Course Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and maintain workplace compliance with Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws. It includes identifying applicable WHS laws, duties, rights, and obligations, as well as the necessary actions to ensure WHS compliance. The role also assists in providing advice on legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals, and parties prescribed in WHS laws and those of WHS regulators.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to implementing and maintaining Work Health and Safety (WHS) consultation and participation as prescribed in legislation. It also covers communicating relevant information, identifying feedback opportunities, and improving consultation and participation.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to WHS risk management, including processes for identifying Work Health and Safety (WHS) hazards, assessing, and controlling the risk relating to those hazards. It involves contributing to the development, implementation, and evaluation of risk controls according to legislative and organisational requirements. The unit applies to those working in a broad range of roles across industries. WHS hazard identification and risk control processes are those defined in written workplace procedures.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement a plan for a Work Health and Safety Management System (WHSMS). The unit applies to individuals with the responsibility to contribute to the implementation of an organisation’s WHSMS, as part of their WHS responsibilities in a range of industry and workplace contexts.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to workplace incidents according to WHS legislative and organisational requirements. The unit applies to those who contribute to workplace incident responses, by undertaking a varied range of activities in a structured and familiar work environment as defined in written procedures. It applies to people who work in a broad range of WHS roles across all industries.


Study Options

We offer a range of flexible training options to suit your personal schedule. We understand that life can get in the way, with work, family, and life commitments. It can be challenging, we get it.

Our solution is to provide a tailored approach to your style of learning to help you maximise your time and fit in with your life schedule. Speak to our team for more information regarding the support we can offer you. 


Our easy to use online platform gives you control of your learning experience.

You can access all learning via mobile and tablet, however our platform is desktop oriented and will provide the best experience. 

Assessments are conducted at the end of each unit and delivered in a variety of ways.

We focus on delivering theory based learning through multiple choice questions, written responses, interactive lessons, swipe left to right, and online projects. All part of our dynamic learning experience. 

You will also get access to local student support via phone, email, and online chat.

Self-Paced Learning

Self-paced learning means you can learn on your own time and schedule. You don’t need to complete the same assignments, or learn at the same time as others. 

You can move from one topic or segment to the next at your speed.

You get to select what units you wish to start with, and jump from one to another as you feel you need to. 

We give you full control over your learning experience.

Self paced learning removes the pressure of traditional class room training, and traditional University semesters.


Flexibility means you can work with our team to make the changes you need to get through your course.

You can defer for free or pause your course if your personal circumstances change.

If you find you’ve made the wrong choice when choosing your course, its simple – you can change courses to another that you feel is better suited to you, or you can gift your course to a friend, family member or work colleague – we have options!

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Choose the course that best suits your needs. Should you require any assistance or have questions, feel free to call us at your convenience. In case the course you’re looking for isn’t listed, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We offer a wider range of courses through our other training brands.


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Now, it’s time to choose your payment method. Our most popular option is the upfront payment, which offers you the largest discount. Additionally, we provide interest-free financing and a pay-as-you-go plan for your convenience. All these payment options are readily accessible from the course page. Please note that for all specialised short courses priced under $500, upfront payment is required.



The enrolment process varies based on the course you select. For Accredited Training courses, once your initial payment is processed, our team will personally guide you through the onboarding process with a phone call and follow-up email. For specialised short courses priced under $500, enrolment is streamlined and conducted exclusively through direct email.



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40+ and growing. We have staff all over the country and our HQ is in Brisbane.

No. Our campus is online! We are 100% virtual. We deliver all our courses online through our student learning portal. Without the large costs of a campus and infrastructure, we can offer the best industry prices. And you can study, anytime and anywhere.

Each course has a suggested time frame for completion. This can be viewed on each course page. Courses are self-paced however all have a specific end date. If you need more time, you can request an extension by contacting our office to discuss.

Yes, but let’s talk first. Contact us if you want to change your course, so we can make sure you move to the right pathway. We can direct you towards a new course of equal value without much difficulty. If the new course costs a little more or less, we’ll find a solution to get you sorted.

Yes. We understand that life gets in the way sometimes. Contact our support team and ask us to suspend your course until you’re ready to start again. We might also grant you an official extension. Some fees may apply.

You can contact our support office 5 days a week. We will listen to your concerns and walk you through your options. Generally, we’ll encourage you to push through. Learning can be challenging sometimes, but the challenge is where all the learning starts!

Once you complete and successfully pass your course, and pay your course fees in full, we will email an electronic copy of your full certificate to you. We will also send a hard copy certificate to your postal address.

We are not tax advisors, so we always advise you to seek professional advice. However, if the qualification relates to your job or industry, it is generally 100% tax-deductible. But please seek advice from your tax professional.

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