Health & Safety Management Systems

    Course details

    • Code: WSFE.4017
    • Fee: $953*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 20
    • EFTS: 0.1667
    • Subject: Forestry Operations
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Work experience40 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Coordination) (Level 4);

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to develop and implement a hazard management system for a business, a Health and Safety plan for a specific workplace, and a plant or machinery hazard management plan.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe, implement and monitor a hazard management system for a business.
  2. Relate health and safety legislation to a Health and Safety Plan developed for a specific workplace.
  3. Identify and explain plant and machinery hazards, methods for controlling these hazards and their legislative requirements.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Develop and implement a hazard management system for a selected business operation 5616 4 10
Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace 15189 4 4
Manage hazard identification and control on plant and machinery 18410 4 4

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017