OHSE Management Systems

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Australian Catholic University
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About this unit

The Australian Catholic University’s OHSE Management Systems unit gives you a chance to learn how to craft and carry out optimal safety procedures in a variety of environments.

The unit, offered online by Open Universities Australia, will help you build a foundational knowledge centred on the contents of an efficient OHSE management system. You will learn how to construct a system that adheres to relevant legislation and regulations.

In order to better understand these concepts, you will study accident models to determine how to carry out investigations, examine the hierarchy of controls, and also discuss the promotion of safety culture and integration of management systems into existing situations.

By the end of this unit, you will understand what OHSE management systems are, how to develop them and why they are so important for a functioning workplace.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol, you must have successfully completed the following unit:

  • OHSE Hazards

Areas of study

In this OHSE Management Systems unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Law for OHSE
  • Management and management system standards
  • Environmental management system standards
  • OHSE management system standards
  • Accident causation
  • Accident investigation
  • OHSE risk management and the hierarchy of controls
  • Ventilation
  • Personal protective equipment
  • OHSE auditing
  • Organisational culture and OHSE
  • Integrating management systems

Course pathways

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Knowing the ins and out of workplace safety will benefit you no matter where you work. Whether drawing upon this knowledge in an official capacity by consulting colleagues or outside companies, or personally adhering to these standards in everyday activities, a stronger understanding of OHSE processes will benefit you greatly as you pursue a range of workplace leadership roles.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in OHSE Management Systems from the Australian Catholic University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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