Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Apply to this course through Open Universities Australia.

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Open Universities Australia
Duration:

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

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ACU’s suite of OHSEM courses are designed for practicing and aspiring OHSE practitioners as well as professionals and business leaders who seek to improve OHSE practices and/or compliance in their organisations. More than just an occupational health and safety course, students will learn about physical and psychosocial hazards in occupational environments, risk assessment, applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness, but will also study environmental assessment and modelling, environmental and safety law, managerial skills and business administration issues.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate students will be eligible to progress to the Graduate Diploma of OHSEM. On completion of the Graduate Diploma students will be eligible to progress to the Master OHSEM. A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available as an exit awards from the Master of OHSEM.The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Campus availability

  • Open Universities Australia (Online) - (Application not available)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Open Universities Australia
  • Study Period 1 (SP1) – February
  • Study Period 2 (SP2) – May
  • Study Period 3 (SP3) – August
  • Study Period 4 (SP4) – November
  • Average first year fee: $12528 Fee-Paying (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline; or
  2. Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of a minimum five years industry experience; or
  3. At least five years of relevant professional experience;
  4. In special circumstances, applicants can submit a proposal alongside a formal application, demonstrating their knowledge, experience, and skills are such that they are likely to succeed in the program.

Open Universities Australia

To apply for this course you need to find it on the Open Universities Australia website and apply for it there.

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management and the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Domestic Students

ACU’s suite of OHSEM courses are designed for practicing and aspiring OHSE practitioners as well as professionals and business leaders who seek to improve OHSE practices and/or compliance in their organisations. More than just an occupational health and safety course, students will learn about physical and psychosocial hazards in occupational environments, risk assessment, applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness, but will also study environmental assessment and modelling, environmental and safety law, managerial skills and business administration issues.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate students will be eligible to progress to the Graduate Diploma of OHSEM. On completion of the Graduate Diploma students will be eligible to progress to the Master OHSEM. A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available as an exit awards from the Master of OHSEM.The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Important Note on Fees

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management and the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.