SAIOSH Health and Safety Practitioner - Academy of York

SAIOSH Health and Safety Practitioner

Saiosh Health and Safety Practitioner

Course Overview

This NQF L5 aligned course is suited for those already working in the OHS environment wanting to get a Professional Designation, or those who want to get into this exciting world. Competent students will be able to successfully do the following:

  • Implement and monitor an OHS programme without requiring expert Health and Safety strategy, forecasting, budgeting or complex occupational health and safety plans.
  • Produce OHS reports, basic accident trending reports and provide guidance on prevention of accidents and incidents.
  • Demonstrate the inter-relationship between occupational safety, hygiene, health, fire, occupational medicine and general organizational management practice.
  • Improve health and safety in the workplace by applying OHS theory and legislation in various contexts.
  • Be able to do general health and safety audits.
  • Implement general health and safety systems and programs, identify hazards and suggest control measures within, or to mitigate those hazards.
  • Be able to do basic quantitative and qualitative risk assessments of identified hazards.

On successful completion of this course, and with proof of 2 years working experience in this field, students can apply for the Professional Designation of TechSaiosh (Technical Member) with Saiosh, the SAQA accredited Professional Body for Occupational Health & Safety.

With more than 6 500 Members Saiosh is the leading source of information and networking opportunities within the Occupational Health and Safety profession. Saiosh is the choice for OHS professionals and practitioners in Southern Africa, dedicated to the advancement of the OHS profession, through research, promotion, education, social development, training, guidance and strong relationships with other OHS organisations.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course

Study period: up to 6 months   

Assessment and Award

Students will have to successfully complete a work based log book, a portfolio of evidence and Final Knowledge Assessment. On successful completion of this students will be awarded a Saiosh Accredited Academy of York Health and Safety Practitioner certificate

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by Saiosh (South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health)

Course Name: Saiosh Health and Safety Practitioner (SAI001)
Price Before bursary R16,250
Price after bursary R9,750*
Once off payment price R8,850
Payment Plan R650 over 15 months
Registration Fee R1,000

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

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