Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course is designed to develop professional expertise in the identification of occupational health and safety hazards in the workplace. It equips students with knowledge in occupational health, occupational hygiene, ergonomics, and human factors, accident investigation and safety management. It also provides exposure to a wide variety of hands-on experience, including participation in worksite visits and 120 hours of work placement, ensuring students graduate work ready.
24 units (144 credit points).
- Environmental studies
- Human factors
- Liberal studies
- Public health
- Accident investigation and analysis
Standard entry requirements
English (Units 3 & 4, C). English language requirements apply.
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.
Exit award: Associate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety; Interim award: Associate Degree in Occupational Health and Safety. Students may undertake postgraduate studies upon completion of this degree including the Master of Advanced Safety Science Practice.
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Some units within this course have a compulsory residential school. Some units within this course are only available to study online. Recommended study: Senior English, Senior Mathematics and a Senior Science subject. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.