Executive Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

This program provides students with a combination of formal, practical and industrial knowledge related to occupational safety and health at the workplace. Graduates of this programme will become competent OSH practitioners and have specific expertise in the areas of occupational, safety and health at the workplace. This would help to improve occupational safety and health in the workplace.

Programme fee: RM 15,000.00

Programme coordinator: Ts. Dr. Noraimi bin Shafie

Admission: edge.ftir@utm.my


Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

  • identify and solve operational problems with basic knowledge in occupational safety and health at the workplace.
  • communicate effectively and demonstrate leadership skills to lead a multi-disciplinary team.
  • be accountable to the society and the environment by practising good ethics and social conduct regards occupational safety and health at the workplace.
  • enhance occupational practitioners capabilities through life-long educational development and awareness on current occupational safety and health issues.

Entry Requirement

Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with 3 credits and
have working experience of at least three (3) years in the relevant field.

Duration of Programme

The duration of the program is 8 Semesters, which is equivalent to 2 years and 8 months.

University Compulsary Courses CREDIT
Essential Business Communication 3
Leadership and team Management 3
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 3
Entrepreneurship and Supervisory Roles 3
Ethics, Globalization and Cross-Cultural Issues 3
Core Courses
Introduction to Facility Management 3
Workplace Housekeeping 3
Fundamental of Supervisory Skills 3
Maintenance Management 3
Occupational Hygiene 3
Human Resource and Performance Measurement 3
Knowledge Management and Technology 3
Information and Communications Technology Ethics 3
Environmental Management System 3
Environmental Ethics 3
Process and Quality Improvement 3
Operation Strategy and Management 3
Factories and Machinery Act 1967 and It’s Regulations 3
Occupational Safety 3
Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and It’s Regulations 3
Engineering Mathematics 3
Engineering Science 3
Project Management 3
Hazard Identification and Risk Management 3
Occupational Health 3
Industrial Ergonomics 3
Construction Technology and Safety 3
Occupational Safety and Health Management System 3
Diploma Project I: Proposal 2
Diploma Project II: Report 4