Occupational Health and Safety

Course Title Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Course Overview

The Diploma in Occupational safety and Health course at Victoria International college is a multidisciplinary course aimed at equipping graduates with a wide range of skills, knowledge and attributes in order to assist in the protection of the environment and the health of people living in it. This program is designed for students with a promising career as an occupational safety and health officer (OSHO) in Malaysia. It also provides a sound basis for become highly qualified safety and health practitioner for all industries as listed in OSHA 1994. Our OSH core subjects are designed to prevent workplace injury, illness and fatality in the workplace. The objectives of this programme are to produce graduates who are Knowledgeable in occupational safety and health field, Efficient in inspecting place of work, Advise the employer on the measures to be taken in the interests of safety and health of the persons employed in the workplace and able to implementing and organising OSHA programme at workplace.

The academic staffs involved in the design and delivery of the program have significant working experiences with industries on providing timely and cost-effective solutions to daily OSH problems. This industry-based focus is transferred to the programs, and students are guaranteed a program of study that is relevant to their needs.

Study Mode Fill Time - 2 1/2 Years
Commencement January, April & September
Entry Requirements
Science stream students

Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with at least 3 credits in any subjects and pass at least 2 science subjects (biology / physics / chemistry / general science / Applied science / health sciences)

Non- allied science students

Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with 3 credits with at least one credit in science subject (biology / physics / chemistry / general science / Applied science / health sciences)

1 Business English
2 Lead Safety In The Workplace
3 Introduction To Environmental Health
4 Managing Osh
5 Computing Studies
6 Design And Development Of Osh Participative Arrangements
7 Principles Of Risks Management
8 Essential Safety System
9 Health Hazards: Hazardous Materials
10 Fundamentals Of Management
11 Malaysian Studies
12 Bahasa Melayu Kommunikasi
13 Bahasa Kebangsaan
14 Leadership And Interpersonal Skill
15 Moral / Islamic Studies
16 Soft Skill
17 Manage Hazards In The Work Environment
18 Fire Protection
19 Ensure A Safe Workplace
20 Behavioural Studies
21 Basic Law
22 Process Safety Management
23 Materials Handling And Storage
24 Information And Data System For Osh
25 Business Communication
26 Principles Of Insurance
27 Consumer Behaviour
28 Record Keeping
29 Managing Project Procurement
30 Human Resource Management
31 Industrial Placement

The Diploma in Occupational safety and Health course at Victoria International college is a multidisciplinary course aimed at equipping graduates with a wide range of skills, knowledge and attributes in order to assist in the protection of the environment and the health of people living in it. This program is designed for students with a promising career as an occupational safety and health officer (OSHO). It also provides a sound basis for become highly qualified safety and health practitioner for all industries. Our OSH core subjects are designed to prevent workplace injury, illness and fatality in the workplace. The objectives of this programme are to produce graduates who are Knowledgeable in occupational safety and health field, Efficient in inspecting place of work, Advise the employer on the measures to be taken in the interests of safety and health of the persons employed in the workplace and able to implementing and organising OSH programme at workplace.

The academic staffs involved in the design and delivery of the program have significant working experiences with industries on providing timely and cost-effective solutions to daily OSH problems. This industry-based focus is transferred to the programs, and students are guaranteed a program of study that is relevant to their needs.

About the course

Victoria International College's, Occupational safety and Health course train the students in creating an effective and safety environment in Construction, General Industry, Maritime and Agriculture standards are designed to protect workers from a wide range of serious hazards. Elective Subjects offered help the students to develop their special interests, which can enhance their career opportunities. Every module is taught with utmost attention to detail.

What are the semester contents?

  • Business English
  • Lead Safety In The Workplace
  • Introduction To Environmental Health
  • Managing Osh
  • Introduction To Osha
  • Computing Studies
  • Design And Development Of Osh Participative Arrangements
  • Principles Of Risks Management
  • Essential Safety System
  • Fundamentals Of Management
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Bahasa Melayu Kommunikasi
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan
  • Leadership And Interpersonal Skill
  • Moral / Islamic Studies
  • Soft Skill
  • Manage Hazards In The Work Environment
  • Fire Protection
  • Ensure A Safe Workplace
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Basic Law
  • Process Safety Management
  • Materials Handling And Storage
  • Information And Data System For Osh
  • Business Communication
  • Principles Of Insurance
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Record Keeping
  • Managing Project Procurement
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Placement

Why choose this course?

The Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety programme that has been developed by Victoria International College in consultation with the industry to ensure students have the best opportunity to meet needs of employers and the industry. This course focuses on the developing students knowledge of a the hand how health and safety are important in order to manage businesses, industries, and to operate them. Students can develop their potential beyond this base as they continue to work and study and carry out project work that will make them apply what they have learnt.

This programme help students to gain an advanced understanding of occupational health and safety. The Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in is designed to teach students to participate in the coordination, maintenance and management of workplace health and safety systems and information. students will assist in the design and development of Occupational Health and Safety participative arrangements and learn how to apply the principles of Occupational Health and Safety.

Career Opportunities

Victoria International College’s Occupational safety and Health program is recognised by the government as well as private sector. This means that Occupational safety and Health course graduates from Victoria International College are eligible for the employment in the private and public sectors such as:

  • Safety Specialist
  • Safety Trainer
  • Safety Technician
  • Safety Manager
  • Safety consultant
  • Construction companies
  • Engineering companies
  • Manufacturing companiest

The facilities at Victoria International College are at the highest international standards and the college is associated with top institutions. There are sufficient provisions for laboratories, theory classrooms, research labs, lecture, seminars halls, library and auxiliary departments. The members of academic staff are recognised for their expertise in their specialised fields and subjects as well.

A multi-cultural environment is encouraged at the college. The atmosphere is very interactive and students are encouraged to ask questions and be innovative. Current trends are held in high regard and both students and teachers are expected to be on top of the most recent developments in their fields.

Hostel

  • Accommodation is available

Study Loan

  • PTPTN Study Loan
  • Bank Study Loan
  • EPF withdrawal for education purposes
  • Bank loans for qualified students
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