Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Develop theoretical occupational health and safety skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems.
1 year full-time
Online, In person
About this course
This course has an emphasis on practical and theoretical OHS skills with a strong mix of science and management.
What you will learn
apply and integrate the knowledge and principles of occupational health and safety and practical skills required for the prevention of injury and occupational disease in the workplace environment
apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse issues relevant to OHS and think creatively in the generation of solutions to problems
develop information literacy skills with access, evaluation and synthesis of relevant information and evidence from a range of resources available in the field of OHS and use appropriate information and communication technology practices
communicate effectively and function as part of a team and in collaboration with a range of people including community groups, workers, employers, statutory authorities and their representatives and other professionals
use scientific and technological methods with an understanding of their advantages and limitations
facilitate, educate and promote health and safety in the workplace in relation to individuals, families, the community and environment
recognise the global nature of OHS issues and be familiar with appropriate international standards
demonstrate an understanding of how culture can influence OHS issues
develop appropriate skills and knowledge to provide leadership for the improvement of OHS in the workplace
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Curtin University.