Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management

In South Shields

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    South shields

Description

Health and safety is a fundamental factor not only within the workplace but also within many areas of everyday life. The Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management provides occupational health and safety practitioners with the key skills to fulfil this vital role. The Foundation Degree will assist the development of key knowledge, skills and experience needed for practice. It will.

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Location

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South Shields (Tyne and Wear)
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St. George'S Avenue South Shields, NE34 6ET

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To take into account

The course is designed for those who have health and safety responsibilities or practice health and safety in the workplace. You are expected to be in paid employment in a position that involves substantial work with the management of health and safety. You must demonstrate a level of study skills such as previous study at A-Levels, Access route or evidence of equivalent abilities in a personal or employment setting. You need to be aware of equality issues. You will need to be supported by you employer for your study time and work-based modules.

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Subjects

  • Safety Management

Course programme



Course information:
Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management


Course summary:
Health and safety is a fundamental factor not only within the workplace but also within many areas of everyday life. The Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management provides occupational health and safety practitioners with the key skills to fulfil this vital role.

The Foundation Degree will assist the development of key knowledge, skills and experience needed for practice.

It will provide students with an extensive grounding in health and safety management skill within the appropriate industry sector and also develop skills in specialist areas.

Course content:

Level 1 - Year 1
Personal Development 1 (40 Credits)
Human Factors and Behaviour (40 Credits)
Management of Health and Safety 1 (20 Credits)
Controlling Workplace Hazards (20 Credits)

Level 2 - Year 2
Occupational Health & Hygiene (40 Credits)
Personal Development 2 (40 Credits)
Health & Safety Legislation and Responsibilities (20 Credits)
Management of Health & Safety 2 (20 Credits)

Time and dates for Year 2 to be arranged.

Course structure:
This is a two-year part-time programme for those who are currently have health and safety responsibilities or practice health and safety in the workplace. It's designed to fit alongside your work. Some of the modules involve you completing projects in the workplace.

You can expect a variety of teaching methods including lecturing, small group work, one-to-one tutorials and self-directed learning.

Assessment procedure:
Assessment is through a written assessment and workplace based safety assessment.

Modules are worth 20 or 40 credits each.

Entry requirements:
The course is designed for those who have health and safety responsibilities or practice health and safety in the workplace. You are expected to be in paid employment in a position that involves substantial work with the management of health and safety.

You must demonstrate a level of study skills such as previous study at A-Levels, Access route or evidence of equivalent abilities in a personal or employment setting.

You need to be aware of equality issues.

You will need to be supported by you employer for your study time and work-based modules.

Qualifications achieved:
Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management

Progression opportunities:
With a Foundation Degree you will have wider opportunities in a variety of work within the field of health and safety.

In line with the strategic aims of Foundation Degrees, progression is available to an Honours Degree. The progression route for graduates from the Foundation Degree in Health and Safety management is to enrol on the final year of the BA (Hons) Applied Management.

Free study and financial support:
For more information about student loans and grants visit Student Finance England or download our Money Matters for Higher Education 2009/10 booklet.

Foundation Degree in Health and Safety Management

Price on request