BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety


Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

This qualification is suitable for people working in a work health and safety (WHS) role that may or may not work under supervision. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibilities for the output of others.


This qualification reflects the role of individuals performing work health and safety (WHS) duties in addition to their main duties. They may provide technical advice and support to a team and apply a range of competencies in varied work contexts. It provides the skills and knowledge required to contribute to a variety of WHS tasks.

With almost all industries now requiring a WHS professional in the team, this qualification is designed for people or organisations to provide formal qualifications as required by their industry, enabling you or a staff member to upskill and move forward with their career.

Trainwest’s BSB30719 Certificate IV Work Health and Safety course is recommended for job roles and titles across all industry sectors, some of which include

  • Occupational Health and Safety Representative
  • Occupational Health and Safety Assistant



There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. However, there is a significant amount of reading and writing during the course and access to a computer is required for assignments and internet-based research.

Units of competency

TheBSB30719 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety facilitated by Trainwest contains the following units of competency

Core Units:

  • BSBWHS307 Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace
  • BSBWHS308 Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes
  • BSBWHS309 Contribute effectively to WHS communication and consultation processes
  • BSBWHS310 Contribute to WHS issue-resolution processes
  • BSBWHS331 Participate in identifying and controlling hazardous chemicals
  • PUAFER001 Identify, prevent and report potential facility emergency situations

Elective Units:

  • BSBWHS416 Contribute to workplace incident response
  • BSBSTR301 Contribute to continuous improvement
  • BSBWRT311 Write simple documents
  • BSBCMM411 Make presentations
  • BSBCMM211 Apply communication skills


Students have up to 24 months to submit their assessments. Please be aware this is a maximum time frame and is greatly dependant on your current job role and pre-existing skills and abilities. You can submit your assessments at any time. The actual time for completion varies between students.

In-House training

This qualification can be customised to suit your organisation and delivered on-site. Contact Trainwest for more information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

RPL is an assessment based pathway and is suitable for those who already have the skills and knowledge in one or more of the areas which make up the BSB30719 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety and do not wish to undergo further training. For those considering RPL please speak with the Trainwest Student Support team. The Student Support Team will make an initial assessment of suitability and discuss the RPL process.


All training is conducted online, through the Trainwest eLearning portal. Assessments are submitted directly through the eLearning portal.

Hard copy learner guides can be purchased for an additional cost. As a self-directed student, you receive ongoing remote support from Trainwest trainers. This may be in the form of telephone, email or digital communication tools such as Microsoft Teams.

Face-to-Face training can be arranged at an additional fee.


  • eLearning $1800
  • Recognition of Prior Learning $1800
  • Personal coaching per hour $150

Interest free payment plans

Trainwest has interest free payment plans available for this qualification. For terms and conditions refer to Trainwest Student Information Handbook or contact us.


Please contact the Trainwest team for course availability and enrolment.

Trainwest will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practices to get the job done.

You can get in touch with us on our contact form, by email, or by phone on 1300 938 411. The Trainwest team are always here to discuss your training requirements in Perth, regional WA or throughout Australia.