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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Health » Public Health » Occupational Health and Safety
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand workplaces with people who have the foundation health and safety skills, knowledge, and attributes to participate in workplace health and safety.

Graduates will have general skills and knowledge of the health and safety requirements and responsibilities and how these are associated with a workplace.

Graduates will be able to apply these skills under limited supervision.

This qualification is intended for people who are intending to work, or working within a New Zealand workplace.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of legislative requirements, duties and obligations of health and safety to a job role in the workplace.
- Apply workplace health and safety practices to contribute to health and safety in the workplace.
- Communicate workplace health and safety practices and their wider benefits to the New Zealand workplace.
- Apply the principles of health and safety risk assessment, including hazard identification and mitigation measures, to a job role.
Education pathways
This qualification leads to the New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) [Ref: 3534].
Entry Requirements
Programmes must reflect the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, its regulations and any subsequent amendments.

Programmes contextualised for a specific industry, must incorporate any industry specific approved codes of practice, safe work instruments and/or guidelines and standards into that programme.
Education Organisation 13 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3533
Status Current
Created November 2016
Next Review October 2026

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