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    Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management
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    Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Certificate

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Campuses

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Mar-2025 20-Jun-2025
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 16,200  / year
    Apply Date 20-Jun-2025
    Next Intake 10-Mar-2025

    Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management

    About

    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 systems and regulations, human factors and fatigue risk management.

    Upon completion, you may continue your learning by enrolling in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety to further specialise. You will have an opportunity to complete authentic learning tasks to contextualise your learning.

    RESEARCH IMPACT
    CQUniversity's research focus and engaged research agenda are already making positive impacts on individuals, communities and industries across the world. In the coming years, this impact will continue to grow, expanding into new focus areas and transforming the way we think about current challenges. The University's research impact is apparent in improved industry processes, regional and economic development, business improvement, productivity and innovation, social advancement and equity and healthier communities.

    ENGAGED RESEARCH
    CQUniversity's research agenda is built around deep engagement with communities, industries and government. The focus is firmly placed on delivering research that is especially relevant to the Northern Australia region. To deliver great research that is meaningful and relevant, researchers work directly with stakeholders to identify challenges and deliver solutions. End users are involved throughout our research projects. This approach ensures CQUniversity's research delivers direct benefits and long-lasting impact.

    RESEARCH CENTRES AND INSTITUTES
    CQUniversity has two research institutes – The Appleton Institute and the Institute for Future Farming Systems – and seven research centres including The Centre of Indigenous Health Equity Research, Centre for Intelligent

    Systems, Centre for Railway Engineering, Centre for Research in Equity and Advancement of Teaching and Education, Centre for Regional Economies and Supply Chains, Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research and the Coastal Marine Ecosystems Research Centre.

    RESEARCH STRENGTHS

    Our focus has been to emphasise research with relevance to the region, involving aspects of regional development, growth in resource industries, environmental management, issues associated with quality health care in rural and regional communities, and education delivery specifically through the use of modern technology.

    Discover our research strengths at CQU.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:

    • A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification; or
    • A completed AQF equivalent Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and a minimum of three years employment experience* in a safety science related role; or
    • A minimum of five years management employment experience* in a safety science related role.

    *Employment experience must be shown in a letter of employment which is presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service.

    English Language Proficiency Requirements

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

    • A secondary qualification *Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
    • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
    • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America which will meet the English proficiency.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
    • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

    International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

    Each student will be assessed individually.



    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    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.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 16,200 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    CQUniversity Australia

    Graduate Certificate in Fatigue Risk Management

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Rockhampton

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