Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 4 years maximum.
The University of Newcastle's Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety will provide you with best practice health and safety skills and knowledge at an intermediate level, enhancing your ability to deliver contemporary practices.
At the successful completion of your studies, you will have the skills to prepare and implement effective occupational, health and safety programs that comply with legislative requirements.
The Graduate Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety primarily focuses on advancing your knowledge in the key areas of occupational health and safety, legislative requirements, occupational hygiene and toxicology and current health and safety practices.
You will gain a clear understanding of current State and Federal legislative requirements and have the ability to identify hazards in the workplace that can affect the body, examine occupational health and safety risk management, accident/incident causation and occupational health and safety systems.
Key areas of study include:
At the successful completion of the program, you will be qualified for career opportunities across a range of industries such as mining, manufacturing, government, rural safety and primary industry. You will be equipped with the skills to develop safety campaigns in response to the occupational, health and safety needs of your affiliated organisation.
Possible career paths may include: