Course details

CRICOS course code: 107036K

Level of study: Graduate Certificates

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety equips you with the knowledge and skills to identify, prevent and manage complex and diverse health risks, hazards and exposures, implementing and evaluating risk management interventions within a broad range of workplace and community environments.

Due to the rapid growth in this field, the skills and knowledge you develop through this certificate can open doors to a range of career opportunities from occupational hygiene and compliance to construction safety, human factors and ergonomics.

During your studies in this certificate, you will build a strong understanding of the science and technology of risk management, through assessment and evaluation of hazards and development of specific control mechanisms. You will learn from participation in lectures, tutorials, presentations, interactions, discussions and sundry academic activities.

Career

The Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides the building blocks for you to commence an exciting career within workplace health and safety. Graduates may work in fields such as ergonomics, safety or occupational hygiene within a range of industries including construction, healthcare, science and office settings.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,160 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
6 months
Full time
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification).

You may also be considered if you have 8 years professional work experience in a related industry. Applicants with professional experience at a senior level that is less than 8 years may also be considered.

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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