Graduate Certificate in Health (Workplace Health and Safety)

Advance your workplace health and safety leadership skills, using evidence based practice, with a qualification from the Victorian Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (VIOSH).
Length
0.5 Year
(60 credit points = 0.5 EFTSL)
Entry requirements

This program aims to assist Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) professionals further develop, implement and evaluate WH&S interventions by utilising strong evidence based practice.

The flexibility of this program will allow you to continue working, whilst adequately interacting with your supervisory team.

Upon successful completion, you may wish to progress into the graduate diploma and masters study options.

  • Health and safety coordinator
  • Health and safety manager
  • National health and safety advisor
  • National safety manager
  • Safety manager
  • Senior health and safety advisor
  • Occupational health and safety manager
  • Senior health and safety manager

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

This is a blended program with online components and a block on campus each semester.

Entry requirements (year 12)

 

 

Entry requirements (non year 12)

A bachelor degree; OR a diploma or advanced diploma in OH&S plus at least two years OH&S experience in a workplace; OR at least three years OH&S management experience.

Extra Requirements

Extra requirements (Domestic): It is strongly recommended that program participants be in employment or have access to a workplace for completion of assessment.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HN4

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$1,975 estimated certificate tuition fee - commencing 2021

This Certificate is 0.5 EFTSL (equivalent full-time study load) or 60 credit points. 1 EFTSL or 120 credit points is equivalent to a standard year of full time study.

The estimated certificate fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

After successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Health (Workplace Health & Safety) you will have the opportunity to pathway into our Master of Health (Workplace Health and Safety).

Deferment of Admission

Applicants are not permitted to defer admission into the program.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Health

Course coordinator

Liz Seaward