New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice

PRO+MED (NZ) Limited

Subject area

Occupational Health and Safety


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

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.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (05) 0877 6633
Fax: (03) 615 6219

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


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