This is a course for Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners and Workplace Health and Safety Officers seeking to further their skills, knowledge and career opportunities in occupational health and safety. This course addresses a range of competencies representing the key areas of work undertaken by an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner or Officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under the supervision of an Occupational Health and Safety Manager.
Please note that in the state of Queensland, a statutory course must be completed to attain the qualification of Workplace Health and Safety Officer. Under the Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995, employers and principal contractors are required to appoint a suitably qualified Workplace Health and Safety Officer for workplaces with thirty or more workers.
Units of Competency
Nine (9) units must be completed: Seven (7) core units; and two (2) elective units.
What will I receive?
On successful completion students will receive a Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety or a Statement of Attainment for competencies completed.
CRICOS provider code 02003C
Application mode Please Enquire
Study area Health
Skill area Public Health
Career Safety Inspector
Safety at Work
It is desirable but not essential that entrants have completed Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent qualifications or work experience. Entrants must have sound literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the components of this course. Consideration will be given to your academic and/or work histories. Students should be computer literate, as course materials are provided electronically.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested. For further information please contact the Recognition of Prior Learning Centre by email: CQITSRS@deta.qld.gov.au
This course is currently offered via external (distance education) mode.
Approximately 400 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected. Training is conducted externally, through flexible delivery, and it is recommended that trainees attend the one week on-campus component held at Mackay Campus of CQ TAFE. Trainees must speak to the teacher prior to enrolling. Trainees can enrol at any time of the academic year.
The aim of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge required to fulfil supervisory positions with a major workload in occupational health and safety, and undertake work functions as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner, Occupational Health and Safety Advisor or Occupational Health and Safety Officer. Trainees will develop substantial background knowledge and skills required by a Workplace Health and Safety Practitioner.
|Delivery package name :||M - Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety - External|
|Delivery package number :||303570||Delivery package status :||Open|
|Delivery mode :||Other delivery (e.g. correspondence, RPL, credit transfer)||Teacher :|
|Location :||Mackay City Campus|
|Address :||CQ TAFE Mackay Campus
MACKAY QLD 4740
|Note :||Self paced, Various starting dates|
|Unit code||Unit name||Unit type|
|BSBOHS401B||Contribute to the implementation of a systematic approach to managing OHS||Core|
|BSBOHS402B||Contribute to the implementation of the OHS consultation process||Core|
|BSBOHS403B||Identify hazards and assess OHS risks||Core|
|BSBOHS404B||Contribute to the implementation of strategies to control OHS risk||Core|
|BSBOHS405B||Contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures||Core|
|BSBOHS406B||Use equipment to conduct workplace monitoring||Core|
|BSBOHS408A||Assist with compliance with OHS and other relevant laws||Core|
|BSBADM409A||Coordinate business resources||Elective|
There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between institutes. Please contact the institute for more information.
The Institute is currently accepting enrolments for this course.
Please download and complete the New Student Personal Details form or the Continuing Student Personal Details form here. Please take your completed forms to one of our campuses to enrol by cash, cheque or eftpos payment.
For credit card payments, fax your completed forms to 07 4920 2384 or scan and email your forms to firstname.lastname@example.org. A Customer Contact Centre Consultant will contact you to finalise your enrolment.
If you have any queries, please contact the Customer Contact Centre on 1300 CQ TAFE (1300 278 233).
Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at: http://www.cq.tafe.qld.gov.au/students-online-services/index.html
Customer Contact Centre
Phone: 1300 CQTAFE(1300 278 233)