Occupational Safety & Environmental Health
The Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is designed by the Social Services Department of the Career Development Institute to meet the specific needs of this occupational discipline. The successful completion of this programme is a prerequisite for entry into the Associate Degree Programme in Occupational Safety and Health. There is a great demand for individuals who are equipped with knowledge, skills and competences in Occupational Safety and Health.
Managers, Supervisors, Safety and Health Committee Members are equally as critical to the advancement of Safety and Health practice as the Front Line staff such as the teams from Maintenance, Security and Receptionist. This programme will connect employers and employees with relevant research and underpin the knowledge and skills needed to improve safety and health practice in a wide variety of occupational areas.
UNITS TO BE COVERED
English for Communication.
Introduction to Computers.
Safety, Security & Health Hygiene.
Safety & Health Practice.
English for Academic Purposes.
Conducting Safety & Health Surveys.
Each unit will have Methods of Assessment which will include:
Observation reports by the Assessor.
Copies of written communications with customers.
Witness testimonies from Managers.
Case Histories and Personal Statement.
A professional discussion with your Assessor.
Secondary School Education or
CXC English Grade 1, 2 or 3.
This course will involve a mix of
lectures, discussions and practical
exercises. To benefit fully, students’
participation in all aspects of the course is required.
Attend all lectures.
Prepare for lectures.
Contribute to discussions.
Course Duration: 6 Months
Call 431-0957 for further information.
Some aspects of this course outline are subject to change.