Specialist Hazard Management Part 2

    Course details

    • Code: WSFE.3025
    • 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 introduce the learner to hazards and their management associated with working in confined spaces, requirements for working safely in extremes of temperature, and electrical safety in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of hazards and regulatory implications associated with confined spaces and effectively manage confined space hazards and carry out monitoring and testing requirements.
  2. Describe how the body regulates temperature, the thermal environment and assessment methods, effective hazard management methods, and planning for safe job outcomes associated with temperature extremes.
  3. Describe the outcomes of electrical accidents on people and property and actions and methods required to prevent electrical accidents and correct responses to electrical accidents and injury.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Demonstrate knowledge of working in extremes of temperature 17585 3 4
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety in the work place 17586 3 4
Demonstrate knowledge of Hazards associated with confined spaces 18426 3 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