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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.

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder

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Description

This graduate certificate is more than just an occupational health and safety course. In addition to learning about:

  • hazard identification
  • risk assessment
  • applying control measures and monitoring their effectiveness

You will also study:

  • environmental assessment and modelling
  • environmental and safety law
  • managerial skills and business administration issues.

The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.

A postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management (OHSEM) is in high demand thanks to the recent introduction of national legislation and the increasing focus on ensuring OHSEM and Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements are met in organisations.

Course Duration

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus Availability and Study Mode

  • 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, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

No deferment available.

Credit Points Numerical values attached to each unit (subject) or component of a course. At ACU, one unit is normally 10 credit points.

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings

Start Dates for 2015

Open Universities Australia

Course Costs

  • Average first year fee: $11020 Fee-Paying (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are based on current rates. A student's annual fee may vary in accordance with their choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Eligibility

An applicant must also comply with the Admission Rules.

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

  1. A three year degree in a relevant discipline; or
  2. Higher certificates of a suitable level; or
  3. At least three years’ of relevant professional experience.1

Applying for Admission

Open Universities Australia

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

Open Universities Australia

Pathways to Further Study

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.

Contacts for Future Students

Domestic Students An Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder

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Course Duration

Start Dates and Campus Availability

Deferment, Credit Points & Course Units

Deferment Postponing the start date of this course.

Course Costs

Important Note on Fees

Eligibility

How to Apply