DIPLOMA IN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH (In collaboration with CUCMS)

Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health (In collaboration with CUCMS)
MOHE/MQA Code: JPT/BPP (MQA/PA5186)
Level of Study: Diploma

Course Objectives

This programme prepares students of safety and health with knowledge and skills that enable them to bring about change in the way safety and health being perceived and to create better understanding on the potential safety and health hazards at work. This programme enhances the team leadership qualities that enable students to develop training programmes and to communicate effectively with superiors and subordinates on matters pertaining to standards and regulatory requirement. The practical component of this programme exposes students to real working environment and the research component enhances the student's cognitive and analytical skills to better understand safety and health issues at workplace.

Course Duration

2.5 years (7 semesters)

Entry Requirements

A Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with minimum 3 credits in :

  • Mathematic or Science ( Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science)
  • 2 Credits in any other subjects, and
  • Pass in Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Inggeris.

OR;

GCE / O-Level or equivalent :

  • Obtain 5 Credits (Grade C) in the following subjects
    • Mathematic;
    • Science ( Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science )
    • 3 Credits in any other subjects
  • Pass in Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Inggeris.

Year 1

  • Information & Reports Presentation
  • Occupational Safety & Health Law
  • Fire Skills
  • First Aid & Emergency Planning
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety
  • Introduction to Occupational Health
  • Introduction to IT & Application
  • Fundamental English 1
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Human Body Form & Function
  • Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
  • Fundamental of Microbiology
  • OSH Statistics
  • Occupational Diesease Control
  • Fundamental English 2
  • Young Mercy / Wataniah

Year 2

  • Introduction to Ergonomics
  • Workplace Action Research Project 1
  • OSH Management System 1
  • Risk Identification & Assesment Control
  • Machinery & Equipment Safety
  • Academic Writing
  • Perlembagaan & Masyarakat Malaysia
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • OSH Management System 2
  • Physics
  • OSH Information & Data Systems Management
  • Occupational Safety & Health Practice
  • Mathematics
  • Business Origanisation & Management
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • Organisation Behavior

Year 3

  • Workplace Action Research Project 2
  • Practicum (6 Months)

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