The Graduate Diploma of Work Health and Safety (WHS) provides an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety.
UOW's Work Health and Safety programs have been developed in conjunction with industry to address the complex nature of occupational health and safety in the workplace.
The advanced knowledge and skills developed throughout the course will allow you to confidently address complex workplace occupational health and safety issues through technical knowledge and application. There is also an emphasis on communication skills and techniques essential to effectively implement work health and safety strategies.
The program has a flexible mode of delivery with online content delivered up front, complemented by block teaching sessions of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material.
What you will study
The Graduate Diploma in Work Health and Safety requires the successful completion of 48 credit points in the following subjects: People and Work, WHS Risk Management, Work Health and Safety Law, Industrial Epidemiology and Toxicology, Work Injury Management, Workplace Hazards & Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety Systems, and Physical Hazards at Work.