Australian Catholic University

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This degree is ideal for those looking for a sought-after qualification in a vital and growing industry, or those wishing to enhance their existing qualifications. This fully online course will provide you with basic technical competencies in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental (OHSE) theory and practice. Taught by practitioner academics, the four units will provide you with industry perspective as it prepares you for an entry-level position in OHSE. All our units are embedded with the United Nations sustainable goals.The Graduate Certificate in OHSEM is a proposed pathway program to the Graduate Diploma in OHSEM and Master of OHSEM, both of which are accredited courses that provide students with the educational requirements to seek certification as an OHS Professional. Units from this course can also count towards an OHSE specialisation in the MBA.This course has established links with OHS bodies and eligible students will receive free membership to the Australian Institute of Health and Safety.


40 credit points.


  • Occupational health, safety and environmental management

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline
  • Or bachelor degree in a different discipline and evidence of two years industry experience
  • Or at least five years of relevant professional experience
  • Or applicants can submit a proposal alongside a formal application, demonstrating their knowledge, experience, and skills are such that they are likely to succeed in the program.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management articulates into the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management and the Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

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