The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand workplaces with people who have the foundation health and safety skills and knowledge to meet workplace health and safety requirements.
Graduates will have enhanced knowledge of the health and safety requirements and responsibilities associated with their place of employment and will be able to contribute effectively to the wider community. Graduates may also be able to apply these skills under limited supervision in roles across a wide range of fields.
This qualification is intended for people who are intending to work or working within a New Zealand workplace.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
- Implement, supervise, monitor, and communicate organisational and job specific health and safety requirements and practices, for a team in the workplace.
- Utilise leadership skills to promote the benefits of good workplace health and safety practices and a proactive health and safety culture within a team.
- Apply knowledge of health and safety risk analyses and mitigation strategies for a team in the workplace.
- Recognise the impact of work related ill health and injuries on a specific business operation and the wider industry.
63 credits over 50 weeks part time study
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under section 249 of the Education Act 1989, and Pro+Med (NZ) Ltd is accredited to provide it under section 250 of the Act.
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