RMIT University

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety equips you with the knowledge and skills to identify, prevent and manage complex and diverse health risks, hazards and exposures. You will develop a deep understanding of best practices when implementing and evaluating risk management interventions within a broad range of workplace and community environments. Due to the rapid growth in this field, the skills and knowledge you develop through this certificate can open doors to a range of career opportunities from occupational hygiene and compliance to construction safety, human factors and ergonomics.


To graduate from this certificate, you will need to successfully complete four core subjects that span topics including work health and safety (WHS) science, the WHS legal system, human factors, ergonomics, and more.


  • Occupational Health and Safety

Standard entry requirements

Successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), or A minimum of 8 years professional work experience in a related industry. Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than 8 years may also be considered.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $15,840
International: $20,160
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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