You usually need a formal qualification in occupational health and safety or another related field to work as an Occupational Health and Safety Adviser. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Occupational Health and Safety Advisers.
Membership with the Safety Institute of Australia may be useful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Health Industry and Public Sector VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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