Advanced Diploma in Safety Management

1 years duration

This qualification prepares individuals for a specialized career in safety management. It covers advanced risk and incident management, toxicology, safety auditing, and more. The curriculum includes simulated work environment examples and integrates principles of entrepreneurship. It is designed for Bachelor's Degree graduates or diplomates and can be completed online or through distance learning.

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide a formal qualification for individuals who are interested in pursuing a specialized career in safety management and related aspects by connecting knowledge and skills related to advanced risk and incident management. The curriculum integrates knowledge and practical application by utilizing simulated work environment examples. This ensures that students are able to apply the concepts of toxicology, manufacturing and process safety and advanced safety auditing at a practical level in preparation for possible postgraduate study in the field of safety management. Students will be knowledgeable in the main theories relating to construction and mining safety, emergency planning and safety systems to ensure that they can apply this knowledge in an ethical manner that takes human behaviour into account. This advanced diploma also integrates the principles of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship as an approach to safety project management. The curriculum is designed to provide entry-level vocational preparation for Bachelor's Degree graduates or diplomates by offering an intensive, focused and applied specialization that meets the requirements of professional bodies and industry in the safety management field. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.
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