Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||Fully online|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||6 months full-time|
This course emphasises risk and safety management, and occupational injury and disease prevention. You will also explore legislation and regulations applicable to occupational health and safety.
Your learning will be complemented with a specialist topic chosen to suit your interests and future career needs.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree, preferably with a health, science or management related background, from a recognised tertiary institution.
Full-time study available subject to unit availability. To study full-time, you will need to complete the majority of your units off-campus.
You will require regular access to a computer and the Internet to complete off-campus units.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2016||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$11,400*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. 100 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Employment prospects are excellent, with graduates often earning above average salaries. Graduates gain employment in a variety of industries including mining, oil, gas, manufacturing and construction. There is also demand for graduates in corporate, government, health and academic sectors. With the stringent legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace and the increase in resources and commodity prices expected to continue, future demand for tertiary qualified occupational health and safety professionals is expected to be high.
More information about Occupational Health and Safety
This course is only available to international students studying outside of Australia.