Graduate Certificate in Safety Leadership

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program offers the practical skills necessary to enact a new kind of safety leadership, with a focus on the expertise needed to get the job done, including skills in project management. We will help you advance from the simple, linear cause-effect thinking that has typically characterised safety work in Australia, and will help to identify and challenge pre-occupations with process and compliance. Students will learn about resilience, complexity science and holism and be taken on an exciting journey into a new era of safety.


40 credit points


  • Safety leadership

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing)
  • Or have completed a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience in industry - applicants will have either operational of safety equipment experience in an industry that has some kind of plausible safety concern, or where man-made disasters can happen (for example, construction, mining, oil and gas, aviation, healthcare, catering etc or in areas of IT, electricity, shipping, insurance depending on their documented experience)

Study pathways

Eligible for entry into the Master of Arts and further postgraduate study

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