Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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2 years full-time; 4 years part-time
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Work Health & Safety (WHS) Systems Officer | Work Health & Safety Assistant | Occupational Health Professional | Health Safety & Environment Coordinator | View all
Build sought-after skills to help keep teams safe and productive with this online Master of Occupational Health and Safety course from Edith Cowan University.
If you're a strategic thinker with an eye for detail who wants a career helping others, this qualification may be your next career step. Designed for students with no previous occupational health and safety experience, this nationally recognised qualification will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge required to design, implement and asses the health and safety processes and regulations that keep workplaces thriving.
In this qualification you'll build the skills and knowledge required to design and implement a tailored occupational health and safety management system; to conduct and evaluate risk assessments; to interpret and apply relevant workplace safety legislation in your workplace; and to assess future hazards and risks.
In an increasingly regulated and uncertain business world, skilled health and safety professionals are in high demand. With this qualification, you'll be able to effectively help teams and individuals promote safe and healthy workplace behaviours for the benefit of all.
You may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at ECU if you meet the following:
In this WHS course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Occupational Health and Safety course from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in the field of occupational health and safety. You may choose to seek employment as an occupational health and safety manager, workplace health adviser, or risk assessor, helping managers meet their occupational health and safety requirements.
You may choose to seek employment across a broad range of industries, including in mining, construction, finance, engineering, technology, and hospitality.
This qualification is accredited by the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for graduate membership to the Institute.
Wondering where a career in whs could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the costs of all or part of the fees (eligibility criteria applies).
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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