Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety (Level 4)

Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety (Level 4)

National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Level 4
Flexible, interactive and in-depth course suited to any organisation’s Health & Safety leaders

Who’s this course for?


This qualification suits all industries and has a flexible structure to meet different needs. Safety supervisors, coordinators or team leaders will be the main candidates for the qualification and Health and Safety  responsibilities must form part of their role. The content assumes the candidate holds a National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety - Workplace Safety (Level 3) or has equivalent experience.  Candidates need the full support of their workplace, with access to systems and data for assessment work.

  • What’s included?
  • The requirements of effective Health & Safety management, including Health and Safety  plan implementation
  • How to develop and implement hazard management systems
  • Incident investigation using proven and recognised methodology; how to address findings and implement changes
  • Auditing, assessing and improving Health & Safety management systems.

 What you’ll learn:

This Certificate course covers all the essential knowledge team leaders, supervisors and frontline managers need to contribute to workplace safety, health and wellbeing. You’ll learn all the requirements, systems and processes involved in implementing an effective Health & Safety plan in the workplace.

Highly interactive, the programme runs over a four-month period, each month containing a two-day block of study plus related NZQA assessments.
- Pending NZQA approval.

After, you’ll be able to…

  • Communicate, implement, supervise and monitor job-specific health & safety requirements and practices in the workplace
  • Use leadership skills to promote the benefits of good  health & safety practices, and a proactive  health & safety culture, within a team
  • Apply your knowledge of  Health & Safety risk analyses and mitigation strategies 
  •  Understand the impact of work-related ill health and injuries on a specific business operation and the wider industry.​


Four two-day blocks:  9am–4pm. Plus associated Assessments

Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) Hamilton:
Block 1 19/06/18 20/06/18​
Block 2 17/07/18 18/07/18
Block 3 21/08/18 22/08/18
Block 4 18/09/18 19/09/18

Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) Series 1 -  Auckland:
Block 1 15/02/18 16/02/18
Block 2 15/03/18 16/03/18
Block 3 12/04/18 13/04/18
Block 4 10/05/18 11/05/18 

Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) Series 2 - Auckland
Block 1 19/04/18 20/04/18
Block 2 24/05/18 25/05/18
Block 3 21/06/18 22/06/18
Block 4 19/07/18 20/07/18

Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) Series 3 - Auckland
Block 1 14/06/18 15/06/18
Block 2 12/07/18 13/07/18
Block 3 9/08/18 10/08/18 
Block 4 6/09/18 7/09/18 

Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4) Series 4 - Auckland
Block 1 13/09/18 14/09/18
Block 2 11/10/18 12/10/18
Block 3 15/11/18 16/11/18 ​
Block 4 13/12/18 14/12/18​​​​


EMA Member: $3,500 + GST, Non-Member: $4,100 + GST​

Register your interest

Talk to Joe Boyle - Training Portfolio manager today to discuss your suitabitity for this course.

E: joe.boyle@ema.co.nz | P: +64 9 367 0996​​


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