National Diploma in Business (fully online) (Health and Safety Management ).xml National Diploma in Business (fully online) (Health and Safety Management )

Qualifications and courses Study options

DiplomaFlexible to suit your needs. Full time and part time options are available.

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

ND1498

Domestic

$2,200 - $2,850

Starts

Throughout the year

International

Please enquire

Credits

120

Course related costs

No additional costs

Level

5

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Online

Content

This programme is delivered online to allow you to fit studies around your job. The programme of study will also be supported with three workshops where you will hear from experts in the Health and Safety field.

You can expect to learn how to implement health and safety requirements into your workplace, manage emergencies in specified workplaces, apply a health and safety plan, develop and implement a hazard management system, produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation, prepare health and safety information for management, facilitate hazard management in an occupational health and safety practice.

You will also be capable of operating professional, ethically and responsibly showing positive leadership.

Programme structure

To complete this Diploma you are required to complete a minimum total of 120 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
Alternative requirements
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available.
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
  • You must be currently working in a supervisory/ management position, or have access to management functions, with access to a computer.

English requirements
  • IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in speaking, 5.5
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

6.0

LISTENING

6.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Alternatively, if you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this national diploma.

Application documents

Career opportunities

With this qualification you will have a solid grounding in facets of health and safety and be ready to either start your career in this field or advance your current position. These skills can be applied to a whole range of businesses.

Study pathways

Credits from this diploma can be credited towards the Bachelor of Applied Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing/ ICT
  • Economics