Workplace Health & Safety Practice – Level 4

Public courses are held regularly across the country for a minimum of 10 people. Alternatively it can be delivered at your workplace, please place an enquiry.

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This programme if completed under a funding arrangement has a nine month duration before NZQA certification can be awarded

For further information and to see the modules covered in this programme click on the course outline link below:

Course Outline


All applicants must have suitable work/industry experience, AND

  • have successfully completed New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 3) OR demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge.

About this programme

The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand workplaces with people that have the skills and knowledge to promote, monitor and manage health and safety practices and procedures, and a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. 

Career Opportunities

  • Health & Safety Advisor
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Supervisory Role

Qualification Gained

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

Training Progression

Further Training: NZ Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) / (First Line Management) (Level 4)

What you will learn

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.

Who should attend

It is targeted at those currently working in industry that hold positions as first line managers, safety supervisors/representatives, co-ordinators or team leaders and are actively involved in the practical management of OSH

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