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Diploma in Occupational, Safety and Health

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyOccupational Health & Hygiene Services
Course Description

Provides both the theory and practical knowledge and skills required to assess and manage occupational safety and health in the work environment


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Human Body Form & Function
  2. Compliance with OSH Law I
  3. Introduction to Hazardous Substances
  4. Introduction to Chemistry
  5. Mathematics
  6. Physics
  7. Fundamentals of Microbiology

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. OSH Consultation Processess
  2. Information and Reports Presentation
  3. Fire Skills
  4. Environmental Health
  5. Senior First Aid & Emergency Planning

Year 1 Semester 3(Mini Semester)

  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Pengajian Islam/Pengajian Moral
  3. English
  4. Computer Application

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Risk Identification and Assessment
  2. Risk Control
  3. Ergonomics I
  4. OSH Management System
  5. Hazardous Substances I

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. OSH Information & Data Systems Management
  2. Emergency Procedures
  3. Workplace Hazard Management
  4. Machinery and Equipment Safety
  5. Occupational Hygiene II
  6. Contract and Procurement Techniques

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Workplace Action Research Project I

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Business Operations Management
  2. People Performance Management
  3. Rehabilitation and Return-to-Work
  4. Organizational Leadership
  5. OSH Audit 1

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Compliance with OSH Law II
  2. Investigation of Incidents
  3. Ergonomics II
  4. Customer Focus Management
  5. OSH Audit II

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Workplace Action Research Project II
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in BM, credit in General Science or any 1 Pure Science subjects & 1 other subject (not including Literature) 3 years
Career Prospects
  • Government, private agencies, service industries, manufacturing industries and insurance companies
  • Safety & Health officers, industrial hygienist, loss control officer, educator

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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