What will I learn?
The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is to prepare you to work in industry and community services in advanced aspects of occupational health and safety.
In the Graduate Diploma of Occupational, Health and Safety (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 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;
Utilize knowledge from specialized 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;
Analyze the implications of political, economic, social, cultural, and technological trends on workplace health and safety practices; and
Implement education and information programs to promote a safe and healthy workforce.
As a student of this course you will have the opportunity to gain crucial lifelong learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking, and problem solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations to complement your disciplinary base.
As a student completing the Graduate Diploma of OHS you may apply for the interim award - Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management. You may continue your learning by enrolling in the Master of Safety Science (Major) to further specialize in Human Factors Engineering, Accident Forensics, Risk Engineering, Transport Safety Management or Emergency Services Safety Management. Should you choose this option you will gain full credit for completed studies. You will have an opportunity to complete authentic learning tasks in the state of the art, purpose-built Forensic Accident Investigation Crash Lab, the only one of its kind in Australia.
There are 6 units for the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety with 48 credit points in total.
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.
Which department am I in? School of Human, Health and Social Sciences
Applicants must have a successfully completed the equivalent of an Australian undergraduate degree. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 62 with no score less than 54; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Overall test score of 176 (with no individual band score of less than 169).
Students must have successful completion of a bachelor is degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.
Other English language requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 50 with no score less than 42.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Georgian College
A$11,640.00 (US$ 9,105) per year
5 March 2018, 16 July 2018
Rockhampton City Campus Canning Street, ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland, 4700, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia