Specialist Hazard Management Part 1

    Course details

    • Code: WSFE.3023
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Occupational Health and Safety
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class30 (approximate total hours)
Work experience45 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety;

Course Aim

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 and alcohol problems in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Explain the legislative requirements associated with working at heights, and the safety systems applicable for working at heights.
  2. Identify and explain hazardous substance vocabulary and properties, their effects, and precautions relating to the safe storage, handling and disposal of hazardous substances.
  3. Describe the management of drug and alcohol related problems in the workplace.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Explain safe work practices for working at heights 17600 3 3
Demonstrate knowledge of safe storage and handling of hazardous substances in the workplace 20733 3 4
Demonstrate knowledge of the management of drug and/or alcohol-related problems in the workplace 22316 2 6

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