The Career Development Institute

(former Standard Distributors building),

Tudor Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael

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Tel: 1-246-431-0957

Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m (Monday - Friday).

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The Career Development Institute is Registered as a Training Institute by the Barbados Accreditation Council and Accredited by the Caribbean Association of Security Professionals, The Nursing Council of Barbados and the TVET Council.

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Occupational Safety & Health Level 2

National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)

INTRODUCTION

This programme is designed to provide an introduction to Occupational Safety and Health to ensure the Safety and Health at work Act is upheld. The programme will seek to aid individuals in 

understanding their roles in ensuring accurate safety principles and activities are communicated and practiced. This will be accomplished through the introduction of compliance procedures and avoidance techniques to prevent 

safety and health hazards in the 

workplace. These areas outlined will 

provide individuals with a proactive 

approach to fostering an environment conducive to accurate and efficient safety and health practices.

TARGET GROUP

With the introduction of Safety and

Health Committees into organizations, it is crucial that all employees are trained to ensure the Safety and Health at Work (Act) is maintained. This will provide 

employees and employers with an 

opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge base by providing tools to improve operations and procedures.

This programme targets the following persons: 

  • Managers

  • Receptionist

  • Technicians

  • Supervisors

  • Safety and Health Committee Members 

  • Safety and Health Representatives

UNITS TO BE COVERED



In order to meet the standards for this qualification, individuals will need to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Plan, prepare and work .

  • Assist emergency personnel.

  • Carry out safety and health activities.

  • Contribute to reducing risks to safety and health.

  • Practice health, safety, security and hygiene.

  • Contribute to protecting the environment.

ASSESSMENT

 

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.

 

PRE-REQUISITES

 

Secondary School Education or
CXC English Grade 1, 2 or 3.



INSTRUCTIONAL APPROACH

 

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.

Students must: 

  • Attend all lectures.

  • Prepare for lectures.

  • Contribute to discussions.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

​Registration: $50.00BDS​

Course Duration: 6 Months​


Call 431-0957 for further information.



Some aspects of this course outline are subject to change.​