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Introduction to Occupational health & safety

Study workplace health and safety and join the profession that makes a difference. Choose from our range of OHS courses and learn health and safety foundations. Studying OHS through higher education incorporates broad principals including ethics and integrity, legal aspects, and psychological hazards in the occupational environment.

Become a dedicated occupational health and safety professional that shows industry what it means to work safe. Enjoy diverse roles in small business, large business and government. Work in cities or remote locations like rigs and mines.

Influence real safety outcomes through meaningful work.

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Online occupational health & safety subjects and short courses

Curtin University


Safety and Quality in Health Care

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 15 Jul 2024

Griffith University


Work Health and Safety

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 15 Jul 2024

University of Tasmania


Maritime Safety

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

University of Tasmania


Marine Superintendency

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

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Online occupational health & safety degrees

Griffith University

Improve safety systems in the workplace

100% online

Curtin University

Prevent accidents and manage safety in the workplace

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Australian Catholic University

Management-level OHSEM postgraduate studies

100% online

University of Newcastle

Directly engage with UN resources

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

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Discover 26 ways to study occupational health & safety with leading Australian universities.

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