Assessment and certification:

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner.

 

An Occupational Health and Safety Practioners serve as a facilitator and advisor to employees and manament regarding safety and health aspects in tyhe workplace including the monitoring and inspecting of the workplace and the recording and investigation of incidents and accidents. They also implement and maintain Occupational Health aand Safety systems in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

Module 1: Employee Health & Safety Needs | Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-KM-01 Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety 2 9
226302001-PM-01 Represent the needs of employees with regards to Occupational Health and Safety matters 3 8
226302001-PM-02 Inspect work places, identify hazards and risks and take immediate action to sensure Health and Safety in the workplace 3 4
226302001-WM-02 Exposure to the processes of representing the occupational health and safety needs of employees 3 4
Total Credits 25

Module 2: Health & Safety In The Workplace | Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-KM-02 Fundamentals of Communication 3 6
226302001-PM-03 Consult with employess and raise their needs and issues 2 4
226302001-PM-04 Inspect work places and environments to identify the occupational health and safety hazards and determine the risks associated with the work 4 16
226302001-WM-01 Exposure to the workplace examination processes 2 12
Total Credits 38

Module 3: Risk Management | Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-KM-03 Occupational Health and Safety applications 4 17
226302001-PM-05 Coordinate the work activities of Occupational health and safety representatives 4 6
226302001-PM-06 Develop a risk profile and legal register for a designated work area 5 6
226302001-WM-03 Exposure to occupational risk management processes 4 12
Total Credits 41

Module 4: Health & Safety Documentation | Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-KM-04 Occupational Health and Safety Management 5 38
226302001-KM-07 Establish, maintain and improve the health and safety documentation and reporting systems, controls and processes 5 4
226302001-KM-04 Exposure to processes of selecting, appointing and managing occupational health and safety representatives 4 8
Total Credits 50

Module 5: Emergency Response & Preparedness | Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-KM-05 Operations Management and Supervision 5 6
226302001-KM-08 Advise on the establishment maintenance and improvement of emergency response and preparedness 5 8
226302001-KM-05 Exposure to the processes of developing and implementing occupational health and safety systems 5 48
Total Credits 62

Moadule 6: Monitor & Improve OHS| Date: TBA

Modules Module Titles NQF Level Credits
226302001-PM-09 Manage the effectiveness of operational Occupational Health and Safety syetems 5 6
226302001-WM-06 Exposure to the processes of monitoring and improving occupational health and safety systems 5 34
Total Credits 40
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