This course develops expertise in identifying occupational health and safety hazards in the workplace. Studies equip students with knowledge, skills and initiatives in occupational hygiene, workplace rehabilitation, ergonomics, safety, and occupational health and safety management. Training will include decision making, problem-solving and management skills that are highly desired by employers. The course provides students with a variety of hands-on experiences, including participation in worksite visits and 120 hours of work placement, ensuring graduates are work ready. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety.
This course requires attendance at compulsory residential schools.
Students complete 120 hours of work placement. Prior to a work placement or internship, a prospective employer may require students to undertake health or security checks. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students
Graduates will be qualified to work in areas such as ergonomics, industrial safety, occupational hygiene and risk management.
Graduates may be eligible to apply for Chartered Professional Membership with the Safety Institute of Australia once they have completed the appropriate years of service.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time