Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
|Department:||Centre for Health and Nursing|
|Study Area(s):||Occupational Health and Safety|
|Course Length:||Part-time night (1 year)|
|Mid-year Entry:||This course accepts mid-year applications.|
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Kangan Institute 2013 Diploma and Advanced Diploma tuition fees
This course is designed to train occupational health and safety practitioners for industry and those already employed in occupational health and safety. It also assists those seeking employment in this field, and provides an integrated and practical approach to occupational health and safety.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Indigenous Concession||Full fee|
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# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
Diploma and advanced diploma students are no longer eligible for a concession or exemption of tuition fees however VET FEE HELP is available to eligible students. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students can continue accessing concession rates at all program levels (including diploma and advanced diploma).
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, Indigenous concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or (03) 9279 2222 for a fee schedule. Cost will depend on your personal circumstances and previous qualifications.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course will train you for work in a supervisory or middle management occupational health and safety role. You may also seek employment as Health and Safety Field Officers, Occupational Health and Safety Coordinators, Laboratory Managers and Management Health and Safety Coordinators.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain management and coordinator level skills in the field of occupational health and safety or safety management.
What qualifications will I receive?
When you successfully complete this course you will be awarded the Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework, this program is nationally recognised. You may also wish to apply for full membership from the Safety Institute of Australia.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
You may be eligible to continue on to higher level studies, such as an advanced diploma or an undergraduate degree.
Can I apply?
You may apply if you have successfully completed Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety. You can also apply if you are currently working in or have worked in an OHS job related role for at least 12 months.
How do I apply?
Applications are now being taken for our Semester 2, 2013 intake commencing in July 2013. Please register online and you will be contacted to attend an information session on Thursday 30th May 2013
To register your interest please apply online. Correspondence will be through email. Please provide a current email address. For further information please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or Anna Gabriele on (03) 9094 3302.
How will I be selected for this course?
Selection will be based on meeting the selection criteria which includes:
- Successful completion of Certificate IV in OHS preferred
- Demonstrated current knowledge about OHS
- Awareness of, and commitment to, undertaking the course.
- Currently working in an OHS related job role
- Basic computer and internet skills.
Students who do not have basic computer skills will be encouraged to enrol in all or some of the units of competency in the Certificate III in Information technology.
How long is the course?
This is a one-year part-time course held one evening per week. Classes are held on Thursday nights from 6pm to 9pm with the online component normally scheduled for Tuesday nights.
Where and how can I study?
This course is offered at the Moonee Ponds campus and is classroom-based with some online and workplace-based learning.
How will I be assessed?
You will need to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. You may be assessed by a combination of written assignments or tests, oral tests and practical assessments in class, or in the workplace. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. If needed, you will have the chance for reassessment and appeal.
You will need to have access to a computer/Internet. It is expected that you will have already completed the Certificate IV or be able to apply for Skills Recognition for the Certificate IV qualification.
What will I study?
This qualification consists of eight units with a nominal duration of 390 hours.