Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) qualification is intended to produce individuals with competence to identify workplace hazards and implement appropriate mitigation and preventive strategies to achieve a compliant and sustainable OHS system within the context of established codes of practice and relevant legislative framework. The qualification will render the beneficiaries eligible for registration and accreditation with relevant national, regional, and international professional bodies.

What we offer

Candidates who enroll into this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of essential hands-on operations and management skills.
  • State of the art training labs equipped with contemporary reservations systems for the travel industry
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience

Who is this course for?

Graduates of this programme can:

  • Carry out a Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Conduct accident/incident investigations
  • Provide leadership and training support to the organization and other practitioners to promote a health and safety culture.
  • Develop sound hazard control and monitoring strategies
  • Contribute to the advancement of the OHS profession

Career prospects

  • Risk Control Officer
  • Loss Control Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Safety Auditor

With time and experience, graduates will have the foundation necessary to work themselves into a manager or junior manager positions within the OHS industry, including:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management Consultant
  • Safety, Health and Environment Officer
  • *Graduates can start their own enterprises, such as OHS preventative firms
    *They can also work in government or in private in OHS industry Health-related marketing organizations.

Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) qualification is intended to produce individuals with competence to identify workplace hazards and implement appropriate mitigation and preventive strategies to achieve a compliant and sustainable OHS system within the context of established codes of practice and relevant legislative framework. The qualification will render the beneficiaries eligible for registration and accreditation with relevant national, regional, and international professional bodies.

Pay as you learn $130/month

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