Course Category: National Certificates

NZQA: 1111

At the successful completion of this course the learner will achieve a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 1) by the NZQA.

This qualification is designed to accommodate the needs of a cross section of industry personnel. The qualification provides evidence of the attainment of a foundation level of workplace health and safety competency as well as a range of supporting communication skills. The qualification also recognises specialist competencies associated with workplace safety and health issues including first aid, fire and emergency response, and occupational health and safety practice.

The student will be provided with the course material one month in advance of 4 scheduled sessions with the tutor. There is also the requirement to complete assignments to meet the assessment outcomes.

MODULE ONE  

BEHAVIOURAL BASED SAFETY

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LAW

CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

MODULE TWO

SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND RISK MANAGEMENT

HEALTH AND SAFETY AT THE WORKPLACE

MODULE THREE

MANUAL TASKS

SAFETY SIGNAGE

TAG AND LOCKOUT PROCEDURES

MODULE THREE 

THE SAFE USE OF ELECTRICITY

WORKING AT HEIGHTS

WORKING IN CONFINED SPACE

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND STANDARDS

MODULE FOUR 

PREVENTION OF HEARING LOSS

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SPILLAGES & RISK ASSESSMENT

FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROCEDURES

EMERGENCY SITUATIONS, PROCEDURES & RESPONSE PLANS

MODULE FIVE 

REPORTING OF INJURIES, SERIOUS OCCURRENCES AND HAZARDS

HEAT STRESS AND HYPOTHERMIA                                                                                                                   

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS AT THE WORKPLACE

HEALTH, FITNESS AND WELL BEING

MODULE SIX 

WORKING IN DISTANCED AREAS

SAFE DRIVING

This course covers following unit standards:  (If you already have any of the following Unit standards you don’t need complete again)

NZQA Course Modules and Credits

 

Unit standard

Title

Level

Credit

30266

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety culture and practices

3

6

30264

Describe duties, rights, representation and the regulator in terms of New Zealand health and safety legislation

3

3

30265

Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role

3

8

17459

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe manual handling practices in the workplace

3

3

497

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements

1

3

17593

Apply safe work practices in the workplace

2

4

17600

Explain safe work practices for working at heights

3

3

18426

Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined space

3

4

3271

Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels

2

1

4647

Explain principles of fire science

2

1

3483

Fill in a form

1

2

3490

Complete an incident report

1

2

NZQA: 0944

National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 4)

Completion of this will provide the learner with a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 4) by NZQA.

The qualification is designed to be flexible in its application to meet the needs of candidates from different areas of industry. Learners can complete this course with the course work, pre-learning and assignments. Tutors deliver lectures for 5 days at different time intervals of the course. The course can be completed within 30 – 180 days. The completion time depends on the learner and how soon they complete their assignment and attend the lecture.  Tutors give a total of 5 days of lectures face to face or online and continue to be in communication to support with assignments, via email or Skype.

This qualification is designed for all industries and intended that safety supervisors, co-ordinators or team leaders will be the main candidates for the qualification. The content assumes the candidate is a holder of the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) or has equivalent experience, and as such has a good grounding in safety specific practices within industry. The Compulsory and Elective A sections of the qualification focus on the practical management of occupational safety and health in the workplace, while the Elective B section allows candidates to select skills and knowledge relevant to their sector of industry.

Entry information: the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) or equivalent knowledge and skills, is recommended.

Qualification start: Please enquire and we will arrange a suitable date with the candidate

 

NZQA Course Modules and Credits

This course covers following:  (If you already have the following Unit standard/s you do not need complete them again, this will also reduce your course fee)

Compulsory

The following standards are required

Health > Occupational Health and Safety > Occupational Health and Safety Practice

Unit standard   Title Level Credit
5616 Develop and implement a hazard management system for a selected business operation 4 10
5619 Conduct an occupational health and safety management systems audit for a selected business operation 4 15
17601 Produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation 4 6

 

Elective A

A minimum of 24 credits

Health > Occupational Health and Safety > Occupational Health and Safety Practice

ID Title Level Credit
15189 Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace 4 4

 

Field Subfield Domain
Health Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health and Safety Practice

Workplace Health and Safety Management

 

 

Elective B

The balance of credits to achieve

A minimum of 65 credits at Level 4 or above

May come from the following

Field Subfield Domain
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Forestry Any
Seafood Any
Business Business Environment Any
Business Operations and Development Any
Education Adult Education and Training Any
Generic Education and Training Any
Engineering and Electrical Engineering Any
Technology Electricity Supply Any
Electronic Engineering Any
Engineering Any
Gas Industry Any
Industrial Measurement and Control Any
Mechanical Engineering Any
Petrochemical Industry Any
Health Health Studies Core Health
Law and Security Compliance and Law Enforcement Compliance and Regulatory

 


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