New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4)

Programme Overview

Programme number

126921

Title

New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4)

Type

Certificate

Owner

CC Training Academy Limited (6030)

Level

04

Total credits

60

Total learning hours

600

Duration

16 weeks

Cost

$2,400 + GST per person

Delivery Method

Face-to-Face & Blended
Face to face and on-job learning
Learners get in-class lectures (workshops), online self-study and hands on experience on workplace (site) to give them practical knowledge

Assessment Method

Practical (onsite) tasks, observations, theory questions

Aim

The aim of this programme is to enable learners to develop knowledge in and skills in recognising a variety of workplace hazards and their control, promoting and monitoring health and safety practices and procedures that protect workers and enable them to go home safely. An important aspect of the programme is developing learners’ communication skills to enable them to investigate and solve problems related to health and safety issues in workplaces.

Learners will be able to work with Juniors, apprentices, and even executives in the workplace and help them understand their health and safety responsibility. CC Training Health and Safety programme prepares learners for on-site, real world situations that they face in their everyday tasks.

This programme is suitable for people who have or are intending to have a workplace health and safety function as part of their primary job role.

Content

The programme comprises 4 modules which are:

  • Health and safety regulations
  • Hazard management system and risk assessment
  • Health and safety planning and risk assessment
  • Occupational health & safety management system auditing

These modules cover a range of different topics such as health and safety standards and practices, workplace inspections, reviewing policies and procedures and auditing health and safety management system, hazard or risk assessments, accident or incident investigations, etc.

Outcome

The objectives of the programme are that learners can learn and apply:

  • Safety management knowledge/skills and regulations
  • Safety leadership
  • Operational safety processes
  • Technical skill and knowledge, with a focus on communication skills

Upon successfully completing the programme, learners will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of workplace health and safety standards and requirements relevant to their role in their respective industry
  • Execute and implement occupational health and safety audit system
  • Communicate and implement a health and safety plan to their team
  • Identify hazards in workplaces, assess their risks, determine control measures to eliminate or minimise the level of the risks and monitor and review the effectiveness of control measures.

Our graduates can work in any sector and are able to perform their OHS roles/responsibilities. Upon completing this programme, graduates will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) [Ref: 3534].

Entry requirement

This programme is designed for people who have or are intending to have a workplace health and safety function as part of their primary job role. Learners’ work environment must provide them with the opportunity to produce the evidence required for achieving the unit standards and learning outcomes, and subsequently the graduate profile outcomes.

CCTA will discuss with the learner and their employer the requirements and regulations of the programme and the likelihood of learner’s success before enrolment.

Learners must demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy skills or have suitable industry experience; or have achieved the New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3) [Ref: 3533].

Standards

The standards assessed in this programme are:

Number

Title

Version

Level

Credits

5616

Develop and implement a hazard management system for a selected business operation

9

4

10

5619

Conduct an occupational health and safety management systems audit for a selected business operation

10

4

15

15189

Implement a health and safety plan for a workplace

6

4

4

17601

Produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation

6

4

6

19521

Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA)

6

4

5

30267

Apply health and safety risk assessment to the supervision of a team

2

4

5

30268

Monitor the health and safety performance of a team within an organisation

2

4

5

30269

Develop a healthy and safe working culture for a team within an organisation

2

4

4

30270

Develop and implement a health and safety plan for a team

2

4

10

30271
Determine and co-ordinate health and safety training requirements for a team

2

4

5

Total Credits

69

Qualifications

Qualification(s) completed as part of this programme:

Number

Title

Level

Credits

3534

New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) – The Skills Organisation

4

60

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