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New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected June 2022

Campus

Southern Institute of Technology

Summary

Get into Health and Safety Management with the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management. Develop essential skills needed to manage and develop health and safety protocols. This diploma will advance your personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments that are recognised locally, nationally and internationally. You will learn:

  • Risk management
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Health and Safety in Employment
  • Occupational health and safety strategies and organisational systems
  • Occupational health and safety training strategies and evaluation
  • Occupational health and safety management practice leadership
  • Occupational health and safety strategic planning and performance measurement
  • Occupational health and safety intervention programme design and evaluation.

Course Content

  • MGT605 Risk Management and Quality (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT608 Organisational Behaviour (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT611 Health and Safety in Employment (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT613 Occupational Health and Safety Strategies and Organisational Systems (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT614 Occupational Health and Occupational Safety Training Strategies and Evaluation (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT615 Occupational Health and Safety Management Practice Leadership (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT616 Occupational Health and Safety Strategic Planning and Performance Measurement (Level 6) 15 credits
  • MGT617 Occupational Health and Safety Intervention Programme Design and Evaluation (Level 6) 15 credits

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work as a manager or leader in a range of strategic roles within a health and safety context in New Zealand organisations.

Satisfactory Completion

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6) programme of delivery, and be awarded the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the Programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6) programme of delivery.
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6) programme of delivery full-time over one year or part-time over 4 years.

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