Postgraduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
This course has an emphasis on practical and theoretical occupational health and safety (OHS) skills with a strong mix of science and technical practical and theoretical knowledge in the core discipline areas of risk management and accident prevention, ergonomics, occupational hygiene, health and safety economics and management, and compensation and injury management. There is an emphasis on industry based assessment and the development of practical skills. Units are offered online. This course attracts students from a wide variety of professions and industries, from those who are already working in OHS and wish to gain formal qualifications to those intending to work in OHS, including engineers, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physical education/human movement science graduates, environmental health officers, teachers, chemists and many other occupations. Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply for admission into the Master of Occupational Health and Safety.
Subjects you can Study
Occupational health and safety
Core units plus options/electives
This course can lead into the Master of Occupational Health and Safety, Master of Science (Health Sciences) or the Master of Public Health. The postgraduate diploma comprises the first year of the 2 year master degree.
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Life after Study
Health services and support
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|Public sector||Private practice||Private industry||Working overseas|
Occupational health and safety officers coordinate health and safety systems in an organisation. They identify hazards, assess risks to health and safety, put appropriate safety controls in place and provide advice on accident prevention and occupational health to management and employees.