Occupational Certificate:
Occupational Health & Safety Practitioner

256 Credits

This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge, Practical Skill and Workplace Learning Modules:

Knowledge Modules:

226302001-KM-01, Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety, Level 2, 9 Credits.

226302001-KM-02, Fundamentals of Communication, Level 3, 6 Credits.

226302001-KM-03, Occupational Health and Safety applications, Level 4, 17 Credits.

226302001-KM-04, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Level 5, 38 Credits.

226302001-KM-05, Operations Management and Supervision, Level 5, 6 Credits. Total number of credits for Knowledge Modules: 76.


Practical Skill Modules:

226302001-PM-01, Represent the needs of employees with regard to Occupational Health and Safety matters, Level 3, 8 Credits.

 226302001-PM-02, Inspect work places, identify hazards and risks and take immediate action to ensure health and safety in the workplace, Level 3, 4 Credits.

 226302001-PM-03, Consult with employees and raise their needs and issues at, Level 2, 4 Credits.

226302001-PM-04, Inspect work places and environments to identify the occupational health and safety hazards and determine the risks associated with the work, Level 4, 16 Credits.

226302001-PM-05, Coordinate the work activities of Occupational Health and Safety representatives, Level 4, 6 Credits.

226302001-PM-06, Develop a risk profile and legal register for a designated work area, Level 5, 6 Credits.

226302001-PM-07, Establish, maintain and improve the health and safety documentation and reporting systems, controls and processes, Level 5, 4 Credits.

226302001-PM-08, Advise on the establishment maintenance and improvement of emergency response and preparedness, Level 5, 8 Credits.

226302001-PM-09, Manage the effectiveness of operational Occupational Health and Safety systems, Level 5, Credits 6. Total number of credits for Practical Skill Modules: 62. 


Work Experience Modules

226302001-WM-01, Exposure to the workplace examination processes, Level 2, 12 Credits.

226302001-WM-02, Exposure to the processes of representing the Occupational Health and Safety needs of employees, Level 3, 4 Credits.

226302001-WM-03, Exposure to Occupational Risk Management processes, Level 4, 12 Credits.

226302001-WM-04, Exposure to the processes of selecting, appointing and managing Occupational Health and Safety representatives, Level 4, 8 Credits.

226302001-WM-05, Exposure to the processes of developing and implementing Occupational Health and Safety systems, Level 5, 48 Credits.

226302001-WM-06, Exposure to the processes of monitoring and improving Occupational Health and Safety systems, Level 5, 34 Credits. Total number of credits for Work Experience Modules: 118.


Who should do this course?

  • Anybody wanting to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner.
  • *(Course can only be conducted On-Site from request of a Company)

Available Course Types

  • Full-Time Full Time OnSite On-Site

Duration of Course

  • Full Time Course

Form of Evaluation

  • Formative Assessment
  • External Integrated Summative Assessment

Cost of Course

  • Full Time
  • Contact the client services department for more information regarding the course.
  • Tel: +27 (0) 18 786 4300 / +27 (0) 18 786 2812


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