Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
1 year part-time 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.
You will learn to identify and manage occupational health, hygiene and safety hazards in the workplace, address causation and prevention of work-related accidents/incidents, and apply occupational health and safety risk management systems and processes.
Key areas of study include:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
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: