This program has been developed to meet the growing demand for safety & health officers as the government continues it’s strive to reduce and prevent industrial accidents and occupational diseases. Students will gain better knowledge and the leadership skills needed in industry that will assist in conserving life, health and property; improve productivity by implementing lost-control programs; identify health & safety hazards in the work environment and advise on corrective actions to be taken.
The occupational safety and health professionals play major role in the development and applications of accident investigations, risk assessments, loss prevention, and safety training programs for workers. Graduates of this program are highly sought after to meet the talent needs in oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, and heavy industries.
This is the only Diploma in OSH program which gains recognition from DOSH, besides MQA accreditation, in East Malaysia. As such, the graduates can register themselves as “Safety & Health Officer” (SHO) with DOSH upon completion with three years of relevant working experience. It is imperative that present & prospective students take that into consideration because only graduates of Occupational Safety & Health diploma that are recognized and endorsed by DOSH can apply to register as Safety Health Officers (SHO).
Our Diploma in OSH is currently rated 5 Stars (Excellent) by The Ministry of Education’s Malaysian Quality Evaluation System under the ‘Cluster Based – Service’ category for the year 2016/2017.
Minimum 3 credits. The following subject must be credit:
- Mathematics or Any Science subject
A minimum pass for the following subjects:
- Bahasa Malaysia
- GCE O-Level
- 3 Credits in any subjects
- Recognized Equivalent Qualification