You can ensure a healthy and safe work environment for your team!
The Health and Safety legislation in New Zealand is complex. Every worker has a right to a safe environment and every employer has an obligation to provide that environment. Make sure you know, and understand, the legislation and how to apply it effectively in your workplace.
Benefits to you
Understand the legislative environment that applies to this field.
Every employer needs to know the law that applies to workplace Health and Safety. After all we all want our teams to be safe in their workplace and the consequences of not meeting that obligation can be significant. You can’t afford to make mistakes. This course will provide you with the security of knowing that you have a good understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace and how to meet your obligations.
Be aware of risks and hazards in your environment
Awareness of risks and hazards in the workplace is a significant first step in meeting employer obligations. This course will help you to identify and mitigate risks to make sure your workplace is safe and healthy.
Learn about policy, procedure and reporting
It’s all very well understanding what’s required when it comes to Health and Safety in the workplace but how do you translate that into workplace policy that is effective and meets legislative requirements? This course will help you gain the skills required to ensure your paperwork is up to date and fir or purpose.
- Credit: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
- Level: 5
- Course fee: $630 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Please call us to discuss fees for international students
How long will it take?
This course can only be studied part-time.This course is delivered over 9 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 9 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 16.5 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with an understanding and clarity around the intent and purpose of the Health and Safety (H&S) legislation in New Zealand. At the end of this courses you would have better clarity as to what good H&S should look like. TANZ is in no way acting as a consultant or providing advice on management of issues specific to any particular industry. Different industries will have specific H&S system requirements. In the event of any uncertainty, further professional advice should be sought to ensure full compliance with the HSAW (2015) Act.
TANZ eCampus is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.