What is this course all about?

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to apply to a wide variety of OHS contexts. You will learn how to contribute to the implementation of OHS processes in the workplace. You will be able to identify hazards and assess OHS risks, assist with compliance with OHS and other relevant laws, use equipment to conduct workplace monitoring and contribute to the implementation of emergency procedures. This qualification would suit an OHS officer in a full-time dedicated role who works under the supervision of an OHS Coordinator or OHS Manager.

An Occupational Health and Safety qualification will add dimension to almost any role in any industry. Learn to understand and apply relevant legislation, identify workplace hazards, assess risk, deal with emergencies and use equipment for workplace monitoring.

What are the course outcomes & career opportunities?

Further study options include the Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety or a range of other diploma qualifications.

Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety A range of other diploma qualifications

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an occupational health and safety coordinator / officer.

Where can I study this course?

 
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Campus:
PWA Online Campus
What is the study commitment?
Full time, Part time, External study available
What is the course duration?

One semester full-time

What sort of course is it?
Award - Study full-time and/or part-time to gain a qualification
Study mode
FULL-TIME PART-TIME
What do I learn?
Certificate IV in Occupational Health And Safety PSC - Full-time as at 17/02/11
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Established in the 1960’s, our Carlisle campus is now known as one of Perth's best kept secrets. On the outskirts of the Perth CBD, Carlisle’s modest buildings house some of the most sophisticated equipment in the world. Our Carlisle campus houses some of the most sophisticated training equipment in the world and is Western Australia's major centre for automotive studies and panel beating.
Campus:
Carlisle Campus
What is the study commitment?
Full time, Part time, External study available
What is the course duration?

One semester full-time

What sort of course is it?
Award - Study full-time and/or part-time to gain a qualification
Study mode
FULL-TIME PART-TIME
What do I learn?
Certificate IV in Occupational Health And Safety PSC - Full-time as at 17/02/11
Apply now for fulltime study

What are the entrance requirements?

Year 12 skill levels conversion table
Tafe equivalent •• ••• ••••
Applicable Mathematics D D D D
Calculus D D D D
Foundations of Mathematics D D D C
Modelling with Mathematics C B A  
English Literature D D C B
English as a second language D D C B
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Maths Skills

How much does this course cost?

Students from overseas, please check http://www.polytechnic.wa.edu.au/international for the course costs. 

For Australian citizens (and / or permanent residents), please contact Training Information 08 9267 7500 or info.centre@polytechnic.wa.edu.au  for the course costs as they may vary depending on how you study.

Important dates for applicants are here 
        (webapps.polytechnic.wa.edu.au/pwa/docs/Dates_handout_slip.pdf) The best way to apply for entry to a full-time course is to apply online at :

 tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

or alternatively you may complete an Application Form which is available at any public college or the Career Development Centre.

If you miss the dates, are unsure of meeting the entry requirements, or are in financial difficulty, contact (08) 9267 7500 for advice on options. Flexible, Online and External courses usually have ongoing enrolments contact (08) 9267 7500 for for assistance.

APPLICATION FEES
You do not have to pay an application fee.
Changes of preference are free of charge.

APPLICATION DATES

APPLICATIONS TO STUDY FULL-TIME IN FIRST SEMESTER OF 2014:

September 02, 2013     Applications available to study full-time in first semester of 2014.

October 18, 2013     Final closing date for courses requiring a folio to be submitted.  No applications for these courses are accepted after this date.

December 06, 2013     Final closing date for late applications to be considered in the first round of offers.

January 03, 2014     Closing date for applications to be considered in the second round of offers.

January 09, 2014     First round offer letters issued.

January 21, 2014     Second round offer letters issued.


APPLICATIONS TO STUDY FULL-TIME IN SECOND SEMESTER OF 2013 (MID-YEAR):
(Not all qualifications are offered in the second semester)

May 01, 2013      Applications available to study full-time commencing mid-year in 2013.

May 29, 2013      Applications for courses requiring a folio close.

June 07, 2013      All other applications to study full-time commencing mid-year close.

June 21, 2013     Mid-year offer letters posted out.

Application Forms and supporting documents [copies of school reports, other qualifications and evidence of work experience] can be lodged at any public college campus or mailed to the Training Admissions Centre address on the back of the Application Form.

First semester runs from February to June (approx); second semester runs from July to December (approx).

Students wanting to enrol in bridging/access programs apply directly to the Polytechnic, not Training Admissions.

Training Admissions contacts successful applicants by letter with details of enrolment dates.

If this course is also offered as an Apprenticeship or Traineeship, please note the normal full-time admissions process does not apply to Apprenticeships or Traineeships.  To study as an apprentice / trainee, you must first obtain an apprenticeship / Traineeship with an employer in the Trade. Once you are employed as an apprentice, you can commence your Trade studies with Polytechnic West.

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Course Info: (08) 9267 7500
General Enquiries: (08) 9267 7777

PO Box 1336
Midland WA 6936

Email: info.centre@polytechnic.wa.edu.au