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Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety

The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety program from CQUniversity Australia is to prepare you to work in industry and community services in advanced aspects of occupational health and safety.

In the Occupational Health and Safety program from CQUniversity Australia you will undertake core subjects in the areas of human factors, occupational health, risk management, occupational hygiene, OHS law, safety systems and accident phenomenology. This will see you enhancing your career advancement opportunities as specialist being highly employable in your field of expertise across both the private and public sectors as a safety professional.

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify and anticipate health and safety hazards in the workplace and recommend a systematic approach for their assessment and control
  • utilise knowledge from specialised disciplines in the application of effective prevention and control programs in the workplace
  • demonstrate effective consultation and communication processes in ways which make appropriate use of managerial and industrial frameworks and the social context of the workplace
  • analyse the implications of political, economic, social, cultural, and technological trends on workplace health and safety practices
  • implement education and information programs to promote a safe and healthy workforce.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 1 year full-time
Intake: March / July
Tuition Fee: AUD 30 719 per year
Location: Online

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

In the Graduate Diploma of OHS, you will undertake core subjects in the areas of human factors, occupational health, risk management, occupational hygiene, OHS law, safety systems and accident phenomenology. This will you enhancing your career advancement opportunities as a specialist being highly employable in your field of expertise across both the private and public sectors as a safety professional.

professional recognition

Graduates may be eligible to apply for Chartered Professional Membership with the Safety Institute of Australia once they have completed the appropriate years of service.

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WHY STUDY AT CQUNIVERSITY

CQUniversity offers a wide variety of transport and safety science courses and units focused on improving community and workplace health.

Broad Range of Options

Whether you are currently working in the industry seeking to advance your skills, or looking to kick start a new career in transport and safety sciences, our broad and ever-growing range of courses and units give you the choice to be what you want to be. Choose from accident forensics, occupational health and safety, emergency services, public health and work health and safety.

Study Your Way

A number of our transport and safety sciences courses and units allow you to choose between on-campus or online study, while some provide a mix of on-campus and online delivery methods. You may choose to study by online study while you work in the industry, allowing you to gain practice experience and earn while you learn.

Up-to-date and industry relevant

CQUniversity courses and units are constantly being reviewed and updated in consultation with industry, accrediting bodies and other stakeholders to ensure they are relevant and up-to-date. In fact, our offerings are a response to industry demand for people with specialised industry expertise.

Postgraduate and research

CQUniversity offers a range of related postgraduate and research courses.

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