Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety - Level 3 (Workplace Safety)

Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety - Level 3 (Workplace Safety)

Thorough training and a recognised qualification for your career in Health & Safety

Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety – Level 3 (Workplace Safety) Series 1

Block 1: 22/02/2018 - 23/02/2018

Block 2: 22/03/2018 - 23/03/2018

Block 3: 3/05/2018 - 4/05/2018

Block 4: 31/05/2018 - 1/06/2018

Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety – Level 3 (Workplace Safety) 2018 Series 2 

Block 1: 26/07/2018 - 27/07/2018

Block 2:  23/08/2018 - 24/08/2018

Block 3:  20/09/2018 - 21/09/2018
Block 4: 18/10/2018 - 19/10/2018


Who’s this course for?
The Level 3 Certificate is ideal for all managers, supervisors, advanced Health and Safety  Representatives and workers involved in Health & Safety systems and management. This course provides a recognised qualification for future career growth and the knowledge to be an effective contributor to workplace Health and Safety  systems management.

What’s included?

  • Overview of the Health and Safety at Work Act and related regulations, and the duties of officers, workers and Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs)
  • The hazard and risk management process, including managing hazardous substances, contractor management, job safety analysis, drugs and alcohol, and more
  • Worker and workplace assessments
  • Workplace injury, illness and rehabilitation.


What you’ll learn:

This course delivers insights into best practices in workplace Health & Safety, enabling you to review and improve your organisation’s Health and Safety  management practices. You’ll gain increased skills in practical workplace Health and Safety  systems management, spanning legislative knowledge, best practice principles and hands-on systems application. This course is an excellent stepping stone to further study, including the Level 4 Certificate and Level 6 Diploma programmes.

After, you’ll be able to…


  • Provide leadership and advice, and be an example to others in Health & Safety
  • Manage contractors
  • Undertake job safety analysis
  • Identify and manage hazards and risks.


Block 1 US 497 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements,

US 17593 Apply safe work practices in the workplace, US 29315 Describe the role and functions of the Health and Safety Representative in a New Zealand workplace.

Block 2 US 22316 Demonstrate knowledge of the management of drug and/or alcohol-related problems in the workplace, US 22317 Demonstrate knowledge of drug hazard management in the workplace, 

Block 3 US 17595 Explain health and safety management requirements for contractors working on site, US 17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace, US 19522 Undertake job safety analysis, 

Block 4 US 17591 Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of Discomfort, Pain and Injury (DPI) in the workplace, US 17592 Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace, US 17594 Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace.

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