Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Co-ordination) (Level 4)
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 4
Credits 65
Subject Area
  • Health » Public Health » Occupational Health and Safety
  • Health » Occupational Health and Safety
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is designed for all industries and has a flexible structure to meet different needs. It is intended that safety supervisors, co-ordinators or team leaders will be the main candidates for the qualification. The content assumes the candidate is a holder of the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) [Ref: 0801] or has equivalent experience, and as such has a good grounding in safety specific practices within industry. The Compulsory and Elective A sections of the qualification focus on the practical management of occupational safety and health in the workplace, while the Elective B section allows candidates to select skills and knowledge relevant to their sector of industry.
Graduate profile
After successful completion of the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Coordination) (Level 4) graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to be able to Implement a hazard management system, methods for controlling plant and machinery hazards and a health and safety plan for a workplace. Plan and conduct an occupational health and safety management systems audit for a business operation. Perform health and safety roles and manage requirements for contractors to perform work on a site. Investigate and document workplace incidents, accidents and injuries Implement and facilitate claims lodgement, interventions, injury management and rehabilitation processes within the workplace.
Education pathways
Further studies in health and safety.
Employment pathways
Perform health and safety roles and manage requirements for contractors to perform work on a site.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
For health and safety purposes, where a candidate has specific medical needs or a medical condition, a medical certificate from the candidates doctor may be required. Entry to the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Coordination) (Level 4) programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Waiariki Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations). Candidates are also required to hold the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) Ref 0801 or an equivalent qualification as approved by the Programme Area Lead for Forest and Resource Management. Alternatively applicant must be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills in health and safety to the Programme Area Lead for Forest and Resource Management. Academic credit may be granted for relevant learning achieved prior to enrolment on a course or programme. For international students, English language requirements for this programme will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Waiariki Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).
Education Organisation 8 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By The Skills Organisation
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0944
Status Expiring
Created 2002-03-19 00:00:00.0
Last Reviewed 2016-10-20 00:00:00.0
Last Date For Entry 2018-12-31 00:00:00.0
Expires 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
Content

Qualification Title

The qualification title names the overall focus of the qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Te Reo Maori Title

Listed under Te Reo Maori title with English equivalent.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Matauranga Maori Qualification

A qualification quality assured and approved through the Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance approach.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Qualification Type

There are different types of qualifications including certificate, diploma, degree and post-graduate certificates and diplomas. Qualification types relate to NZQF levels.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Level

The NZQF has ten levels. Level one is least complex and is often entry-level, for example foundation certificates. Levels eight to ten are the most complex, and include post-graduate study.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Credits

The credit value relates to the size of the qualification. One credit equates to ten hours of learning. One year's full-time study at a provider is usually 120 credits, but if you are studying part-time or in the work place the credit value may vary.

+Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Subject Area

All qualifications are grouped into subject areas on the New Zealand Standard Classification of Education (NZSCED). The subject area is a keyword and can be used when searching for qualifications in an area of interest.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Strategic Purpose Statement

Strategic purpose statement explains the reason why the qualification has been developed. It identifies the target learners and for what roles the qualification prepares them.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Graduate profile

The Graduate profile explains the skills, knowledge and attributes a graduate will have attained on achieving the qualification. It describes what they can know and do and be.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Education pathways

Education pathways include other qualifications you can enrol into after completing this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Employment pathways

Employment pathways include the kinds of careers you can develop with this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Next Review

This is the date the qualification will expire and be reviewed or discontinued.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Last Date For Entry

The last date a learner can be enrolled in a programme leading to this qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Entry Requirements

The level of education or training you need to have achieved before an education organisation will consider enrolling you for it or arranging the training. Each organisation may also have entry requirements for the programmes they run.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Education Organisation

This is the organisation that can help you achieve the qualification.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Developed By

Qualifications are developed by education organisations. These include standard setting bodies, like industry training organisations, and tertiary providers, such as universities, polytechnics and private training establishments.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Quality Assured By

All qualifications on the NZQF have been checked by the quality assurance bodies of NZQA, ITP Quality or NZVCC to ensure qualifications have meaningful outcomes.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Number

All qualifications have a unique number.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Status

The status shows if a qualification is current, expiring or discontinued. Only current qualifications have programmes at education organisations that are open to new enrolments.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Created

This is the date the qualification was listed on the NZQF.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Last Reviewed

Last date the qualification was formally reviewed.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Content

Information on how a qualification is structured.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]

Expires

This is the date the qualification will expire and be reviewed or discontinued.

Click anywhere in this window to close it, or press [Esc]