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Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management

The Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management from CQUniversity Australia is a postgraduate course that aims to develop a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge relating to managing the risks associated with fatigue.

The Fatigue Risk Management from CQUniversity Australia is designed for, but not exclusive to, people currently working in the industry. The units are run by online study and provide blended staff-guided learning including both online engagement and face-to-face interactions.

As a student in the course, you will learn about safety systems and regulation, human factors and fatigue risk management.

Upon completion, you may continue your learning by enrolling in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety to further specialise. You will have an opportunity to complete authentic learning tasks to contextualise your learning.

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 year part-time
Intake: March, July
Tuition Fee: AUD 15 360 per year
Location: Online


Recent developments in safety regulation mean that there are very good employment prospects for graduates of the course. Fatigue has recently been classified as an identifiable work-related hazard and organizations in certain industry sectors are now required to present a fatigue management plan under relevant legislation.

Preparation of a fatigue risk management plans in aviation, rail, road and mining will require an appropriately qualified individual to assist in the design, implementation and evaluation of this plan. In addition, regulatory agencies tasked with approving fatigue risk management plans will require appropriately trained and knowledgeable professionals.

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