New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice

Site Safe New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

Occupational Health and Safety




5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Learners must be over the age of 18 to enrol into the programme. If a learner is not a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, they must provide: a) A copy of their passport and visa b) Evidence of English language proficiency

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$355 $1,773
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$393 $1,962
Total $747 $3,735

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 815 9180
Fax: (04) 473 8541

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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