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ACCREDITATION OF OHS EDUCATION programs
The need for accreditation of professional education programs for generalist OHS professionals was identified as part of the OHS Body of Knowledge Project funded by WorkSafe Victoria. Accreditation of professional education programs for generalist OHS professionals is required to provide a basis for professional certification by recognising educational programs that address the required knowledge and skills for professional certification; and ensure that OHS professional education programs adequately prepare graduates to enter the workplace as an entry-level OHS professional, and optimise industry and community recognition and confidence in OHS professionals.Read More
for the future
OHS professional education is based on strong scientific and technical concepts,evidenced-informed, delivered by suitably competent persons and so recognised by the profession, government, industry and the community.
To contribute to occupational health and safety by facilitating the education of graduates equipped with the knowledge and skills to enter the workplace as effective entry level OHS professionals. The core activity of the Board is through accreditation to recognise those programs that meet standards established by the Board.
To ensure that OHS professional education is based on educational design and review processes, and delivery of learning appropriate to develop graduates equipped with the knowledge and skills to enter the workplace as an entry-level generalist OHS professional.
The work of the Accreditation Board and external and internal relationships are guided by the values of: