Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2024
Southern Institute of Technology
The Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management will teach you personal and professional skills that are necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments.
This programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of occupational health and safety management skills (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.
You will learn to:
Students must complete one of the following two elective papers:
Compulsory - Choose either 730 or 731
Recent graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management have gained employment in private and public sectors including training institutions and industrial businesses, or furthered their career in their current employment, gaining additional responsibilities.
To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management, students will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the schedule of papers. The total credit value of the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management is 120 credits.
Applicants must have obtained at least an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
Applicants must supply evidence of at least three years relevant work experience. Each mature applicant must provide their curriculum vitae detailing any relevant work experience and academic achievements. The Programme Manager will use this information to assess whether the applicant is likely to successfully complete the Graduate Diploma programme.
All enrolments in the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management are approved at the discretion of the Programme Manager in consultation with the Head of Faculty and teaching staff, as required.