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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ONLINE SHORT COURSE

THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Presented in collaboration with leaders in online education GetSmarter.

Be guided by an industry expert to confidently implement workplace safety measures and manage occupational health and safety in your business.

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Enjoy a mode of online learning that is highly collaborative, flexible and supported, designed with the lifestyle of busy working professionals in mind

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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ONLINE SHORT COURSE

THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Presented in collaboration with leaders in online education GetSmarter.

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Over the course of ten weeks, you’ll gain the practical skills needed to address and promote good standards of occupational health and safety within your organisation, while creating an impressive portfolio of work to make yourself more marketable. Ensuring your business is compliant with South Africa’s Occupational Health and Safety Act will go a long way towards improving employee satisfaction and increasing financial returns.

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Walk away with a certificate from UCT that recognises 
your new competencies in occupational health and safety – a certain boost to your CV and confidence

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10 Weeks

7-10 Hours a week

Gain verifiable and relevant competencies through a career-focused curriculum that achieves specific learning outcomes and skill gains.

Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience that consistently achieves a 90%+ course completion rate.

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

Earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to differentiate yourself and get recognised in the job market.

The University of Cape Town short course is presented in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join over 40,000 students globally, who have already benefitted from the opportunity to:   

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Over the course of ten weeks, you’ll gain the practical skills needed to address and promote good standards of occupational health and safety within your organisation, while creating an impressive portfolio of work to make yourself more marketable. Ensuring your business is compliant with South Africa’s Occupational Health and Safety Act will go a long way towards improving employee satisfaction and increasing financial returns.

It really is so helpful to be able to learn things that you can put into practice at the same moment you learn them, with the ultimate result that you improve your personal value and your workplace in one go.
- SYLVESTER MOYO, PAST STUDENT

LEARN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY WITH A TOP-TIER UNIVERSITY

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Entirely online

Module 1: Introduction to OHS
Module 2: Organisation of health and
safety management

Module 3: Risk assessment and control

Module 4: Managing hazards

Module 5: Managing machinery, power sources and other equipment

Module 6: Managing hazardous substances 

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 7: Managing health stressors
and training

Module 8: Managing construction activities
and incidents

Module 9: Preventing, preparing for and responding to fires

Module 10: Managing health and safety performance


Module 1:
Introduction to OHS 

Module 2:
Organisation of health
and safety management 
Module 3:
Risk assessment and control

Module 4:
Managing hazards

Module 5:
Managing machinery, power sources and other equipment

Module 6:
Managing hazardous substances
Module 7:
Managing health stressors and training

Module 8:
Managing construction
activities and incidents

Module 9:
Preventing, preparing for
and responding to fires

Module 10:
Managing health
and safety performance

If you successfully complete this course, you’ll qualify to be professionally registered as a Technical Member with the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh). The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has confirmed that Saiosh is the recognised professional body for Occupational Health and Safety in South Africa.   

The UCT Compliance Management online short course is endorsed by the Compliance Institute Southern Africa (CISA). On completion of your course, you’ll be granted CISA membership, giving you access to the a network of like-minded individuals and an all access pass to the latest industry news and best practices.  

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