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Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health for Engineering

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
Latest Courses / Seminars Continuing Education Fund Vplus Engineering
Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Mechanical and Building Services, Engineering - Construction, Built Environment
Programme Type
Professional Diploma
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
QF Level
QF Credits
QF Registration No.
QF Registration Validity Period
Programme Fee
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
EG424722P-3 2021.11.25 Billion Plaza Centre
Cantonese supplemented with English
Programme Description
According to Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations, a proprietor of construction site, shipyard and container handling workplace have to employ safety officer for the premises if the total number of employees are 100 or more. This programme provides a specific training on safety and health for the learners aim to be a safety officer.
Programme Structure
MBS4029X - Safety and Health Legislation (36 hrs)
MBS4030X - Fundamentals of Occupational Hygiene (30 hrs)
MBS4035X - Safety and Health Management (30 hrs)
MBS4036X - Audit and Accident Investigation (33 hrs)
MBS4037X - Risk Assessment, Inspection and Integrity (33 hrs)
MBS4038X - Engineering Safety (36 hrs)
- Learners' performance in each module will be assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA). The assessments will be conducted in English.
- Attendance requirement is 70% for each module.
 - 2 to 3 nights per week, 18:30 - 21:30.
 - Duration: 198 hrs. The normal duration for completion of the programme is around 10 – 12 months.
External Recognition
This programme has been recognised by the Labour Department as a scheduled qualification for Safety Officers in Hong Kong as stipulated in the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers and Safety Supervisors) Regulations.

Entry Requirements

Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above, with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience AND a pass in the entrance assessment

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent, with one years’ work experience; or

Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent, with two years’ work experience; or

Completion of a QF Level 3 programme, or equivalent, with one year’s work experience or currently employed; or

Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form

Financial Assistance Scheme

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Vplus Engineering. Successful applicants will be refunded 60% of the tuition fees of eligible programmes, totalling a maximum amount of $45,000. 

Applicant should apply online within one month from the commencement of the first module for the programme concerned. Early and Late Application will not be processed.

Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.

Applicants can use the "Apply Online" function, which available from the programme website and login to the Online Enrolment System to submit their applications.

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WhatsApp: 90815283 
Tel: 2435 9423 
Fax: 2432 2253
Email: EDiT@vtc.edu.hk
Website: EDiT.vtc.edu.hk

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