Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - EMA Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

EMA Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Thorough training which can progress to a recognised qualification for your career in Health & Safety

Certification you can receive
EMA Certificate of Attendance  Unit Standard Credits that lead to the National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3)​


EMA Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety 
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?
This course is ideal for all managers, supervisors, advanced Health and Safety  Representatives and workers involved in Health & Safety systems and management. This course can lead to 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 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.

Note: This is not a NZQA approved course. The EMA is currently preparing programme approval and accreditation applications to gain NZQA approval to deliver the New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3). In the meantime, learners who achieve the unit standards attached to this course will have this added to their NZ Record of Achievement from NZQA.




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