Occupational Health and Safety Management Short Course2022-07-20T13:44:00+02:00

Project Description

Occupational Health and Safety Management

Learn how to manage hazards and risks in the workplace with our specialist short course in Occupational Health and Safety Management.

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Course curriculm

This course contains 12 substantive units and includes a learning plan, with weekly schedules, to keep your studies on track.

  • Unit 1: Safety Culture
  • Unit 2: Personal Ownership of Safety
  • Unit 3: Management’s Role in Safety
  • Unit 4: Safety Practitioners
  • Unit 5: Office Safety Management
  • Unit 6: Hazard Identification
  • Unit 7: At-Risk Behaviours
  • Unit 8: Unsafe Practices
  • Unit 9: Risk Assessment
  • Unit 10: Evaluation Tools
  • Unit 11: First Aid
  • Unit 12: Construction Industry

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Outline the process that should be followed to promote a safety culture in the workplace;
  2. Explain the importance of taking personal ownership for safety in the workplace;
  3. Assess the role of management in safety;
  4. Outline the characteristics and qualities of a successful safety practitioner;
  5. Implement Occupational Health and Safety legislation in the office;
  6. Support management in the identification of hazards;
  7. Plan training interventions;
  8. Prepare a communication plan to communicate health and safety matters to employees;
  9. Identify and manage at-risk behaviours in the workplace;
  10. Manage unsafe practices in the workplace;
  11. Use collected data to conduct a risk assessment;
  12. Discuss the evaluation tools used for safety and risk analysis;
  13. Conduct first aid management in the workplace;
  14. Manage safety in the construction industry; and
  15. Manage safety in confined spaces.

Course summary

  • Certificate type:
    Short Course Certificate

  • Course Duration:
    14 Weeks

  • Study method:
    Fully online

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This short course is proudly endorsed by Saiosh

Students who complete this Short Course will receive 5 Continuous Development (CPD) Points. Membership with a professional body, such as Saiosh, can provide students with career advancement opportunities and prove that their skills are current and up-to-date. For more info on this endorsement download our Saiosh certificate below.

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Saiosh is recognised by SAQA as a Professional Body for Occupational Health and Safety in terms of the NQF Act, Act 67 of 2008

Enrolments

Step 1: Enquire

  • Complete website contact form
  • Speak to Enrolment Consultant
  • Complete application

Step 2: Register

  • Submit documentation
  • Pay your fees

  • Recieve your student number

Step 3: Start

  • Access iCan (Student portal)
  • Complete orientation week

  • Engage with your lecturer

When can I start?

Our Short Courses are administered in various intakes throughout the year. Enrol for a date that suits you, download our 2022 intake schedule to see when the next cohort starts.

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Admissions

  • Fully online mobile-friendly learning
  • Online and downloadable course material
  • Teaching and learning support from specialised course lecturers
  • Master your studies from our cutting-edge interactive student portal, iCan
  • Grade 12 (Standard 10) or NQF 4 equivalent
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Alternate admission is possible on the basis of Mature Age exemption (23 years and older)
  • Ability to read and write in English, which is the language of instruction
  • Students should also possess a basic level of digital literacy skills
  • A PC, Tablet or Smartphone
  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • An active email account
  • At least 1GB of data per month for online studies
 

Course fees

At iQ Academy we understand that education is an investment and that’s why we offer flexible payment options to suit most working individuals. You can pay your fees in various monthly instalment plans or in full on enrolment.

Full course fee

R7,63200
  • Pay the course fee upon enrolment as a once of cost.

Monthly instalments from

R424p/m
  • Terms: 6,9,12,15 or 18 months. Deposit subject to affordability.
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What do your course fees include?

Once you have completed your course and met all the qualifying criteria you will receive a Short Course Certificate from iQ Academy. Your Certificate is printed and couriered to you free of charge!

All your learning material is included in the course fee, whether you pay in instalments or upfront. There are no hidden costs, the only additional fees that may be charged are remarking or repeat registrations.

Your course lecturer provides all the academic support you need to successfully complete your course.

Enjoy a learning plan that maps out your study schedule each week, and includes live Microsoft Teams sessions with your lecturer and fellow students.

Your online student portal to master your studies, connect with your lecturer and fellow students.

Get access to our wide range of DO Life online micro-courses and grow your everyday life skills on the go.

 

Hear what our students have to say

“Making it possible for everyone to study”

Thanks iQ, for making it possible for everyone to study without feeling the financial pressure with your fee structures. The lectures are amazing. Looking forward to the future now…thank you!

Xolelwa Johanna Thuputlela

“You will never regret it”

Challenging as it was but I am grateful to our facilitators who were with us throughout. I’d encourage everyone to take a course with iQ, you will never regret it. Thank you and keep up the good work!

Anna Ivy Masondo

“This is so easy to do”

It’s so much easier studying online, downloading all my study guides through my cell phone without a laptop. It’s a good experience for me. This is so easy to do!

Vesnant Singo

“Education paves the way to success”

I began my journey with iQ & never looked back. I was promoted from receptionist to admin manageress. I truly believe education paves the way to success.

Roxanne Naidoo

 

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