New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4)


Provides workplaces with people that have the skills and knowledge to promote and monitor health and safety practices and procedures, and a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.

Graduates will benefit New Zealand

For those intending to have a workplace health and safety function as part of their primary job role.

Learning outcomes – graduates will be able to:

  • Implement, supervise, monitor, and communicate organisational and job-specific health and safety requirements and practices, for a team in the workplace
  • Utilise leadership skills to promote the benefits of good workplace health and safety practices and a proactive health and safety culture within a team
  • Apply knowledge of health and safety risk analyses and mitigation strategies for a team in the workplace
  • Recognise the impact of work-related ill health and injuries on a specific business operation and the wider industry.

Approximate duration

5 - 12 months

NZQA qualification overview