CQUniversity Australia

CC78 - Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management is a postgraduate course that aims to develop a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge relating to managing the risks associated with fatigue. The course is designed for, but not exclusive to, people currently working in the industry. The units are run by online study and provide blended staff-guided learning including both online engagement and face-to-face interactions.

As a student in the course, you will learn about safety and accident phenomenology, human factors and fatigue risk management.

Upon completion, you may continue your learning by enrolling in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety or the Master of Safety Science (Major) to further specialise in Human Factors Engineering, Accident Forensics, Risk Engineering, Transport Safety Management or Emergency Services Safety Management. By choosing either of these options you will gain full credit for completed studies.

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COURSE STRUCTURE

Students are required to successfully complete three units.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

Recent developments in safety regulation mean that there are very good employment prospects for graduates of the course. Fatigue has recently been classified as an identifiable work-related hazard and organizations in certain industry sectors are now required to present a fatigue management plan under relevant legislation. Preparation of a fatigue risk management plans in aviation, rail, road and mining will require an appropriately qualified individual to assist in the design, implementation and evaluation of this plan. In addition, regulatory agencies tasked with approving fatigue risk management plans will require appropriately trained and knowledgeable professionals.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 13,920 Per Year
Start date: March 2021
July 2021
Duration: 1 year part-time
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

Rockhampton City Campus

114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to possess

  • An undergraduate degree; or
  • Five years’ experience in a safety science related role in upper or middle management; or
  • Three years’ experience in a safety science related role and a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or Work Health and Safety.

Students applying on the basis of experience may be required to provide evidence of writing skills.

English requirements

IELTS Academic - Overall 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5); TOEFL (internet-based) - Overall 75 (with no score less than 17), PTE Academic - Overall 54 (with no score less than 46), CAE and CPE - Overall 169 (with no band less than 154).

Address

Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
Australia