The purpose of this programme is to provide New Zealand workplaces with people that have the skills and knowledge to promote and monitor health and safety practices and procedures, and create a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.
OHS401 Health and Safety: Requirements and Practices (30 credits)
This course develops learners’ knowledge of occupational health and safety statutory obligations, roles, and responsibilities so they can lead and implement high standards of health and safety management systems. The course will also develop learners’ ability to identify hazards and controls for the workplace environment. Learners will explore theories of incident causation and prevention and gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and apply safe work strategies.
OHS 402 Safety Management Systems Audit (20 credits)
This course develops learners’ knowledge of New Zealand occupational health and safety management standards so they are able to perform an audit to evaluate and analyse the OHS management system in an organisation and recommend an improvement process.
OHS 403 Hazard Management System: Risk Mitigation and Safety Risk (10 credits)
This course develops learners’ knowledge of hazards and controls in the workplace employing a risk management framework. Learners will learn about safety inspection skills and incident investigation process so they can develop, implement and monitor a hazard management system, for a selected business operation, and apply appropriate legislation and regulations.
20 hours of direct learning each week which consists of 6 x full day Zoom sessions over the 16 weeks + 17 hours weekly of course modules, workplace observations/supervision
17.5 hours weekly of self directed learning
Start date – 3rd August 2020
Finish date – 20th November 2020
You will be required to attend the Zoom sessions scheduled for the upcoming intake on the 3rd August, 17th August, 7th September, 21st September, 12th October, 2nd November
Online – must have computer access to access course materials and Zoom sessions
This programme is intended for people that are in employment or about to enter a workplace where health and safety practice is part of their job role. Applicants must have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills (e.g., NCEA Level 2), OR have suitable work/industry experience, OR have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3).
To be purchased in addition to the course – due to copyright restrictions we are unable to provide these resources.