Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Course information for - 2022 entry
Offered at 1 locations
The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management provides you with advanced technical competencies in OHSE theory and practice. Taught by practitioner academics, the eight units will prepare you for a professional-level position in occupational health and environment (OHSE).
This fully online course is accredited by the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) and is a pathway to the Master of OHSEM. All our units are embedded with the United Nations sustainable goals.
By studying this course you’ll gain the educational requirements to seek certification as an OHS Professional and you may be eligible for free membership to the Australian Institute of Health and Safety.
The course is offered online through Open Universities Australia.
To complete the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management, a student must complete 80 credit points (cp).
A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management may exit from the course with that award.
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:
a. Bachelor degree in a related discipline; or
b. Bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of two years industry experience; or
c. Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health Safety and Environmental Management or a related award.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.
There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of that course or unit. You will need to be able to meet these inherent requirements to complete your course.
The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.
You should be able to concentrate on getting good marks instead of worrying about how you’ll pay your fees. We have a number of options that can help you ease the financial burden, including government assistance, scholarships and income support.
You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award each year to help students from across the university with the cost of studying, accommodation or overseas study opportunities. Some of our scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, but these aren’t just for the academically gifted; ACU also recognises excellence in community engagement and leadership. We also offer a range of scholarships for those who may be struggling financially or who have faced other barriers to accessing education.
Dr Trajce Cvetkovski
Senior Lecturer, OHSE Discipline Leader and Course Coordinator
Dr Trajce Cvetkovski is a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Leader of OHSE. He has practised as a barrister in Australia since 1996 and is also admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to joining ACU, Dr Cvetkovski was an OHS/WHS prosecutor, and Principal Legal Officer for Queensland’s Office of Industrial Relations for 13 years. He specialises in OHSE compliance and work, health and safety regulation.
Dr Cvetkovski has prosecuted several complex health and safety matters ranging from heat exhaustion, bullying, and electrical safety to reckless conduct. He has expertise in assessing actual as opposed to theoretical approaches to reasonably practicable initiatives in various workplace settings.
Dr Cvetkovski has a particular interest in directors’ duties and due diligence. His current research interests include corporate behaviour and regulatory compliance. Prior to working in government, Dr Cvetkovski worked in private practice.