Diploma Programme

Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health



About this Programme

A 2.5-year programme prepares students of safety and health with knowledge and skills that enable them to bring about change in the way safety and health initiatives are implemented in the workplace. This programme is in partnership with a 5-Star University, University of Cyberjaya.

What Will You Learn

  • Heavy Industry manufacturing plants
  • Oil & gas facilities
  • Chemical factories
  • Production plants
  • Training institutes
  • Construction firms

Programme Introduction

This programme provides a deeper knowledge on Occupational Safety & Health in an effort to protect workers from hazards at the workplace. Students will discover a variety of subjects related to the field such as Safety Health Regulation, Construction Safety, Industrial Hygiene, OSH Risk Management, Emergency Response Plan and Accident Investigation among others.

The programme will also provide students with a range of theoretical and practical skills to facilitate their experience accross a range of industries and environments.

Academic Pathway

Progress to undergraduate degree in various fields related to OSH or seek a career as:

  • Safety & Health Officers
  • Supervisor/Executives
  • Site Safety Supervisor
  • Industrial Hygiene technicians
  • Authorized Gas Testers

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Course structure

  • Occupational Safety & Health Law 1
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety
  • Introduction to Occupational Health
  • Information and Reports Presentation
  • Fire Skills
  • Fundamental English I
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu/ Komunikasi 1
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • First Aid and Emergency Planning
  • Fundamental English II
  • Effective Communication
  • Human Body Form and Function
  • Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
  • Fundamental of Microbiology
  • OSH Statistics
  • Occupational Disease and Control
  • Occupational Safety & Health Law 2
  • Perlembagaan dan Masyarakat Malaysia /
  • Introduction to Ergonomics
  • Workplace Action Research Project I
  • OSH Management System
  • Risk Identification and Assessment Control
  • Machinery and Equipment Safety
  • Young Mercy / Wataniah / Quranic Class / ISLET
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Environmental Management System
  • Physics
  • OSH Information and Data Systems
  • Occupational Safety and Health Practice
  • Mathematics
  • Business Organisation and Management
  • Organisation Behavior
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • IT & Computer Application II
  • Workplace Action Research Project II
  • Practicum (6 month)

Entry Requirement

1. Possesses Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with THREE CREDITS in the following subjects:

  • Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General science); and
  • Any other ONE subject


2. Posseses Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM)/ Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM) Level 3 in the relevant field*


3. A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in the relevant field with at least CGPA of 2.00*:


4. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) with at least Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subject*:


5. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Grade Maqbul*:


6. Other relevant equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government*