What do we offer?
These health and safety qualifications are flexible and can be adapted to your industry and the health and safety risks within your business.
They will help you validate your commitment to your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
Because your people train on-the-job, the theoretical knowledge they gain can be immediately applied within the framework of your systems and processes.
Workplace-based health and safety qualifications increase understanding at every level of your organisation, and give you the tools you need to keep levies low and your people safe.
The aims of the course leading to the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) are to:
- Develop/further develop common health and safety skills and knowledge required by all industries
- Enable current employees of various industry organisations to up-skill/validate their on job knowledge of workplace health and safety practices
- Provide various industries with workers who are well equipped to handle employer requirements to reduce the incidence of accidents and injury in the workplace.
This qualification is designed for all industries and has a flexible structure to meet different needs. It is 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 health and safety in the workplace, while the Elective B section allows candidates to select skills and knowledge relevant to their sector of industry.
NZQA qualification overview