Diploma Programme

Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health in Collaboration with University of Cyberjaya (UoC)



About this Course

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.

Career Prospect

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

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Course structure

Year 1


  • Occupational Safety & Health Law 1
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety
  • Introduction to Occupational Health
  • Information and Reports Presentation
  • Fire Skills
  • Fundamental English 1
  • 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 /
Year 2


  • 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
Year 3


  • Workplace Action Research Project II
  • Practicum (6 month)

Entry Requirement

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Pass English and Bahasa Malaysia and obtain 3 (three) credits in the following subjects;
Mathematics or 1 (one) Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Applied Science); and
Any other 2 (two) subjects (including English and/or Bahasa Malaysia); o
GCE / O-Level or equivalent Pass English and Bahasa Malaysia and obtain 3 (three) credits (Grade C) in the following subjects:
Mathematics or 1 (one) Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sc/App. Science); and
Any other 2 (two) subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English); or
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 (three) of the following subjects;
1 Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sc/App. Science);
Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) / Sijil Kolej Komuniti (Level 3, MQF) Obtain or pass and Pass SPM with at least 1 credit in 1 subject;
Enrichment programme (if needed);
Other certificate (Level 3, MQF) Pass with at least CGPA 2.50;
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Pass with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject;
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass (Maqbul level);

Other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Government of Malaysia