This qualification provides New Zealand workplaces with people that have the skills and knowledge to promote and monitor health and safety practices and procedures, and a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. Graduates will have the workplace health and safety skills applicable to job roles such as health and safety coordinators.
New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) (COMPETENZ)
On completion of this e-learning course you will be able:
- Implement, supervise, monitor, and communicate organisational and job specific health and safety requirements and practices, for a team in the workplace.
- Utilise leadership skills to promote the benefits of good workplace health and safety practices and a proactive health and safety culture within a team.
- Apply knowledge of health and safety risk analyses and mitigation strategies for a team in the workplace.
- Recognise the impact of work-related ill health and injuries on a specific business operation and wider industry.
NOTE: This qualification is delivered on behalf of Competenz who will issue the certificate. Trainees must be eligible for Competenz funding to enrol in this programme of study.
Trainees must be able to provide evidence of oversight of health and safety systems and processes in an organisation.
NZQA Unit Standards
Trainees are required to complete the THREE compulsory Unit Standards listed below for 50 credits. Trainees must also select and complete Unit Standards from the list below for 10 credits in order to complete this qualification.
COMPULSORY UNIT STANDARDS (50 CREDITS)
|5607||Implement workplace health and safety management requirements||25||4|
|5616||Develop and implement a hazard management system for a selected business operation||10||4|
|5619||Conduct an occupational health and safety management systems audit for a selected
ELECTIVE CREDITS (10 CREDITS REQUIRED)
|Unit Standard||Unit Description||Credits||Level|
|15189||Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace||4||4|
|17595||Explain the health and safety requirements for contractors working on site||8||4|
|17599||Plan a confined space entry||5||4|
|18426||Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces||4||3|
|19521||Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of the Health and Safety Act 2015 (HSWA)||5||4|
|17601||Produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation||6||4|
|17600||Explain safe work practices for working at heights||3||3|
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This qualification is suitable for people who are working or intending to work as health and safety advisors, coordinators, and managers.
OUR TEACHING METHOD
Delivery via paper-based distance learning or face to face instruction on request. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) based on provision of a comprehensive portfolio of evidence is also available.
Previously completed Unit Standards toward this qualification will be recognised.
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