Occupational Health & Safety

Ensuring safety standards are maintained in the workplace is a vital skill. Employees who follow safety procedures remain well and productive on the job, and suffer fewer work-related accidents and injuries.

Programmes

  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    • Code: WR2865
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 60
    • Duration: 1 semester

    This certificate provides the health and safety knowledge required by employees or supervisors across a range of industries and disciplines. Students will gain knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements...

  • National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Coordination) (Level 4)

    • Code: WR3121
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 65
    • Duration: 1 semester

    Learn to develop, maintain, and protect health and safety standards within public and private organisations in accordance with current health and safety legislation, business operational requirements and good practice guidelines.

    This...

Courses

  • Core Health and Safety Principles and Practice

    • Code: WSFE.3026
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    This course aims to provide students with an overview of health and safety principles, and their workplace application, an understanding of the principles and science of fire and fire suppression...

  • Specialist Hazard Management Part 1

    • Code: WSFE.3023
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to safely work at heights, store, handle and dispose of hazardous substances and manage drug...

  • Specialist Hazard Management Part 2

    • Code: WSFE.3025
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to introduce the learner to hazards and their management associated with working in confined spaces, requirements for working safely in extremes of temperature, and...

  • Workplace Ergonomics and Personal Welfare

    • Code: WSFE.3024
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to prevent and manage discomfort, pain and injury (DPI) in the workplace including back injury...

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017