The programme is specifically designed
to provide occupational safety and
health (OSH) studies for preparing
suitable candidates and safety
practitioners for positions of Safety
Officer in local context.
successfully completion of the programme
can well expect to be absorbed into a
wide range of industries that need their
knowledge and OSH skills.
1-year part time (168 contact hours)
Programme Structure and Contents
To be eligible for the Certificate of
Attainment, students shall satisfy all
the following conditions:
i) attendance of 70% or above of all
the individual subject classes; and
ii) successfully completion of all the
Occupational Health & Hygiene
Inspection & Accident Analysis
Medium of Instruction
English, supplemented by Cantonese. Course
materials and assessments are in
‘Certificate of Attainment’ acquired
through successful completion of this programme
by the government for the purpose of
registration with the Labour Department as
safety officer under the Factories and
Industrial Undertakings (Safety Officers
and Safety Supervisors) Regulations.
Students may use PolyU's library
facilities and get authorised entry to
is a reimbursable programme under the
Continuing Education Fund (CEF).
Eligible applicants will be reimbursed
up to 80% of the course fee or HK$10,000
whichever sum is the less, upon
successful completion of the programme.
Application details can be obtained from
CEF office (Tel.: 3142 2277, Webpage:
The CEF code of this programme is
Minimum Entrance Requirements
Higher Certificate in Safety / Health /
Environmental / Engineering / Science
disciplines; or equivalent.
Applicants who have reached the age of
25 by September 1 in the year of
admission are considered Mature
Applicants. Mature Applicants who do not
hold stipulated entrance qualifications
may be admitted on an individual and
Genuine interest and need in the field
with employer’s letter of support and
relevant safety experience are important
factors for consideration.
The application for
Year 2018 intake is
closed. The application for the next intake
will be in January 2019.
Application package will be uploaded
enquiries related to application matters, please contact
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