Students are expected to have the following prior knowledge:
(a) Knowledge of the following quality management principles and concepts:
The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
The purpose and benefits of an occupational health and safety management system.
A basic knowledge of occupational health and safety through hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and compliance with legal and other requirements
A basic awareness of common examples of relevant national and local OH&S legislations and requirements.
Commonly used OH&S terms and definitions as given in OHSMS ISO 45001:2018
(b) Knowledge of the requirements of OHSMS ISO 45001:2018 which may be gained by completing CQI & IRCA certified OH&S management foundation training course or equivalent.