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Please review our criteria, requirements and fees below. If you are unsure if you meet the criteria please contact us.

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Criteria

  COHS
trainee
COHS
graduate
COHS
Practitioner
COHS Professional COHS Professional with OKA2 ChOHS Professional

Minimum qualification in OHS/WHS

(Refer to certification and education page to find out if your qualification meets requirements)

Diploma or Adv. Diploma in OHS (AQF 5, 6) Bachelor or Grad. Diploma or Masters OHS (AQF 7, 8, 9) Diploma or Adv. Diploma in OHS (AQF 5, 6) Bachelor or Grad. Diploma or Masters OHS (AQF 7, 8, 9) Diploma WHS or COHSPract or any AQF 7, 8 or 9 with some OHS
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PHD in OHS or Masters in OHS or Degree/Grad. Diploma in OHS plus Masters in any other discipline

Minimum experience (years)

(Refer to certification and work experience page to find out if your work exeprience meets requirements)

N/A N/A

3 years FT equivalent in OHS practitioner role1

3 years FT equivalent in OHS professional role1

5+ years FT equivalent in an OHS
professional role1

10 years FT equivalent organisational experience (including 5 years FT equivalent in OHS which includes 3+ years FT equivalent at a senior OHS management level1)

Capability Assessment N/A N/A

Practitioner Portfolio Report

Referee checks

Interview (if required)

Professional Practice Report

Referee checks

Interview (if required)

Professional Practice Report

Referee checks

OHS Professional Knowledge Assessment

Reflective Journal

Referee checks

Interview

1 – For more details on WHS/OHS role definitions please visit OHS Global Framework for Practice

2 – OHS Professional Knowledge Assessment

 

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Requirements

  COHS
trainee
COHS
graduate
COHS
Practitioner
COHS Professional COHS Professional with OKA ChOHS Professional
CPD required N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
OHS Professional Knowledge Assessment N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes - More info N/A
Application guidelines N/A N/A More info More info N/A More info
Examples N/A N/A Read more Read more N/A Read more
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Fees

  COHS
trainee
COHS
graduate
COHS
Practitioner
COHS Professional COHS Professional with OKA2 ChOHS Professional

Application fee (one-off)

$1351 $1351 $350 $350 $350 $350
N/A $5002

Maintenance fee (annually)

SIA members receive a $200 discount off this price

$2403 $2403 $2603 $2903 $2903 $3603
Upgrade fee (one-off) N/A N/A $2504 $2504 $2504 $2504
(All prices are exclusive of GST)
3 – SIA members receive a $200 discount off this price
4 – SIA members receive a $50 discount off this price