The certification has several key objectives:
- Validation of Proficiency: Certification ensures that OHS professionals have the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles.
- Safe Work Environments: Certified professionals are equipped to establish and maintain safe and healthy work environments, promoting the well-being of everyone involved.
- Standardised Competency: AIHS adheres to a Global Capability Framework, which provides a common benchmark for evaluating education, experience and skills. This standardisation ensures that all certified professionals meet consistent criteria.
- Varied Certification Levels: The AIHS offers certification at multiple levels, accommodating individuals at different career stages. Whether you're just starting of have years of experience, there's a certification level suited to your expertise.
- Fostering Strategic Thinking: The certification program encompasses three levels: Certified OHS Practitioner, Certified OHS Professional, and Chartered OHS Professional. Each level reflects varying degrees of expertise and responsibilities, encouraging professionals to adopt a strategic mindset when it comes to OHS.