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Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Nemo » Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:03 pm

Hi guys/girls;
Just a quick question:
Is the Nebosh General/construction Certificate valid as an entity in Australia or would further study be required over there ( I ask as a lot of British Qualifications require an Australian equivalent which requires further training) :wave:
Yours sincerely a nearly Ex-pat ;)
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Coldrop » Thu Apr 17, 2008 4:22 pm

sia website is good start, (safety institute of australia)
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Jack Kane » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:57 pm

Hey Nemo,

Welcome to the forums :D :wave:

I have no idea I'm afraid, I'm guessing not, but others will have more of a clue than me.

Glad to have you with us.
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Gladiator » Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:14 am

Auz is strange really, as generally it does not recognise the Nebosh range of qualifications; think about it and it makes some degree of sense.

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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Frankie C » Fri Apr 18, 2008 10:48 am

Nemo,
Give IOSH a call and ask to speak to someone who deals with the "International Group".
They may be able to help you.
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Rofique2 » Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:06 pm

Hi,

Are you trying to use as a qualification for your visa? For a H&S Advisor (50 points) you will need to go through VETASES and they only accept a degree although this can bizzarly be in any subject.

Although if your not stuggling for points there is a 40 point job of Safety Inspector I haven't looking to what this required though.

The jobs over there tend to ask for cert IV (4) which is like the ngc and there are some colleges that do this distance learning so you could do before you go, or a H&S Degree (studied in OZ). The cert IV differs according to state so an idea of where your going would be needed as laws differ.

Hope that helps
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Rofique2 » Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:08 pm

Forgot to say, there's quite a few posts on this on the iosh discussion forums.
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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Gladiator » Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:37 pm

Rofique2 wrote:Forgot to say, there's quite a few posts on this on the iosh discussion forums.

Oh yes; just a few.

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Re: Australia and the NEBOSH Qualification

Postby Nemo » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:01 pm

Thanks for the advise and the welcome didn't realise there was so much more on the IOSH site either lol just started navigating the site as it were lol
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