Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health – Asia Metropolitan University

Length of Study

3 Years

Course Fees

Rm 38,000 (Estimated)


Taman Kemacahaya, Batu 9, 43200 Cheras, Selangor

Availablity : (A7491 [05/2017] Cheras

Course Detail:

Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health is a multidisciplinary course aimed to train and produce competent professionals and expertise in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Upon completion of this programme, students will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). They will able to accurately measure the safety and health aspects of various work places. They will also be able to communicate legal requirements within various contexts and identify the implications of occupational safety and health science technology to protect workers in the twenty-first century.

Admission Required:

SPM or equivalent with 3 credits in the following subject:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English AND
  • Mathematics OR one (1) science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science)


  • Curriculum approved by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and endorsed by the Ministry of Higher Education, Accreditation Service for Internal Colleges, UK (ASIC)

Course Structure:

Semester 1

  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Anatomy and Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Hazardous Substances
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Fundamental of Microbiology

Semester 2

  • OSH Consultation Processes
  • Fire Prevention skills
  • Environmental Health
  • First Aid & Emergency Planning
  • OSH Statistics
  • Compliances with OSH Law I

Semester 3

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application

Semester 4

  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Risk Control
  • Ergonomics I
  • OSH Management System
  • Basic Immunology
  • Hazardous Substances II
  • Occupational Hygiene I
  • Co-curriculum

Semester 5

  • Investigation of Incidents
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Workplace Hazard Management
  • Machinery and Equipment Safety
  • Occupational Hygiene II

Semester 6

  • OSH Industrial Practical

Semseter 7

  • Business Operation Management
  • People Performance Management
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work
  • Organisational Leadership

Semester 8

  •  Compliance with OSH Law II
  • Research Methodology
  • Ergonomics II
  • OSH Audit

Semester 9

  • OSH Workplace Case Study

Career Opportunities:

  • Site Safety Supervisor
  • Indoor Air Quality Assessor
  • Assistant Safety Coordinator
  • Safety and Health Technician
  • Assistant Safety & Health Officer
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessor (CHRA)
  • Industrial Hygiene Technician Assistant
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

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