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Please review our criteria, requirements and fees below. If you are unsure if you meet the criteria please contact us.

Program Paused - Current Criteria below will be updated when the program recommences in 2023

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OHS Trainee

OHS Graduate

OHS
Practitioner

OHS Professional

Chartered OHS Professional
Pathway #1 Pathway #2

Minimum qualification in OHS/WHS

 

Diploma or Adv. Diploma in OHS (AQF 5, 6) Bachelor or Grad. Diploma or Masters OHS (AQF 7, 8, 9) Diploma or Adv. Diploma in OHS (AQF 5, 6) Bachelor or Grad. Diploma or Masters OHS (AQF 7, 8, 9) Diploma WHS or COHSPract or any AQF 7, 8 or 9 with some OHS related content (approx. equivalent to grad cert.)

Masters in OHS or

Have met requirements for OHS Professional plus Masters or PhD in any other discipline

Minimum experience (years)

 

N/A N/A

3 years FT equivalent in OHS practitioner role1

Minimum 3 years FT equivalent in OHS professional role1

Minimum 5+ years FT equivalent in an OHS
professional role1

10 years FT equivalent organisational experience (including 5 years FT equivalent in OHS which includes 3+ years FT equivalent at a senior OHS management level1)

Capability Assessment N/A N/A

Practitioner Portfolio Report

Referee checks

Interview (if required)

Professional Practice Report

Referee checks

Interview (if required)

Professional Practice Report

Referee checks

Interview (if required)

Reflective Journal

Referee checks

Interview

Knowledge Assessment

N/A N/A N/A N/A  OHS Professional Knowledge Assessment  required. N/A
1 – For more details on WHS/OHS role definitions please visit  OHS Global Framework for Practice.  

 

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  OHS
trainee
OHS
graduate
OHS
Practitioner
OHS Professional Chartered OHS Professional
Pathway #1 Pathway #2
CPD required N/A N/A Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
OHS Professional Knowledge Assessment N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes - N/A
Application guidelines N/A N/A     N/A  
Examples of Reports N/A N/A Read more Read more N/A Read more
          Please contact certification@aihs.org.au before applying online.  

 

Program Paused -  Fees will be updated when the program recommences in 2023