Principles of OHSE Management

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Australian Catholic University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

Occupational health, safety and environmental (OHSE) management is a fundamental aspect of any effective workplace. This unit, provided online by Open Universities Australia and the Australian Catholic University, delivers a comprehensive introduction to OHSE management.

Principles of OHSE Management will equip you with all of the fundamental concepts and language behind OHSE. With these tools you will be become effective at communicating OHSE issues to staff members and other occupational health and safety professionals.

As well as developing your knowledge and technical understanding of OHSE, this unit will also provide practical management training from both a legislative and human management perspective. You will learn to effectively monitor OHSE risks and effectively communicate these issues using a range of mediums. Learn to assess your own workplace or working environment for OHSE issues and in turn achieve confidence in educating and training others in OHSE management.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University
  • Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University

You should also ensure that you have not already completed a previous or academically equivalent version of this unit.

Areas of study

In this WHS, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction to OHSE
  • OH&S management concepts
  • Environmental management concepts
  • Safe design
  • Hazards, risks and risk management
  • OHSE management: risk assessment and control
  • Environmental impact (risk) assessment
  • Standards for OHSE management systems
  • Environmental management systems
  • Emergency planning and security risk management
  • Evaluation of OHSE performance
  • Unit wrap up: rethinking OH&S

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University
  • Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management,?Australian Catholic University

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?

Principles of OHSE Management is the perfect base from which to build a career in OHSE management and human resources. This unit will provide you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to implement OHSE protocols and communicate OHSE issues in workplaces of various sizes.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Principles of OHSE Management 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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