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Graduate Certificate of Occupational Hygiene

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Occupational Hygiene

1 year part-time

Deakin course codeS525

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.

Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.

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Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Occupational Hygiene is designed to provide a theoretical occupational hygiene science knowledge base for graduates in science or engineering that will equip them for a role as an assistant occupational hygienist or technician.


Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The Graduate Certificate of Occupational Hygiene requires students to complete 4 core credit points of study.

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Course structure

Level 1

Trimester 1

SLE718 Chemical Hazards  

SLE719 Toxicology and Biohazards  


Trimester 2

SLE723 Physical Hazards  

SLE724 Human Factors  


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