Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Programme Overview

The Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health program started since April 2014 and managed to get the Full Accreditation in May 2019 (MQA/ FA 2992). With enthusiasm to be the nation’s top provider in promoting the OSH education, we had pledge the journey and commitment to the next step on gaining local and international recognition. 

The Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health program has been accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) in 4th June 2020. With this huge advantage, students are able to join IOSH Student Membership for the duration of their studies and on successful completion will meet the academic requirements for Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership. Graduate membership is the gateway to Chartered status. As the only organization in the world that offers Chartered membership to health and safety practitioners, we can help you achieve the highest professional standards and gain international recognition.

Moving forward, in 25 th June 2021, the program has been recognized by the Department of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH). This local recognition, give a huge advantage to the institution, as well as the students. After the completion of the study and gaining three (3) years’ experience in the field, students may become a Safety & Health Officer with the Green Book holder.

This program prepares students with knowledge and skills in occupational safety and health (OSH) related field. The program was designed to suit the market and industrial demand. To enhance the students’ practical skills and ability, students are trained and exposed to the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control (HIRARC) at the workplace with the aim of mitigating and minimizing the hazard impact.


The OSH personnel are responsible for:

• making sure that working environments are safe without risk

• designing safe and healthy working procedures and environments

• performing worksite inspections, as well as

• providing necessary training on various workplace safety, health and risk-related issues

As a DOSH graduates, they may work as a Safety Officer in all of the industries since the position is stated in OSHA 1994. Mainly on high demands in oil and gas, construction sites, factories/ manufacturing, petrochemical industries, hi-rise companies as well as small companies that prioritize on safety aspects.

  • SPM or equivalent with a pass Bahasa Melayu and English and get 3 credits in the following subjects;


    Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science); and Any TWO other subjects (including English and / or Bahasa Melayu should get credit).




    GCE / O-Level or equivalent pass Bahasa Malaysia or English and get 3 credit (Grade C) in the following subjects:


    Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science); and Any TWO other subjects (including English and / or Bahasa Melayu should get credit).




    Certificate in Health Science with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 

Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health is accredited program by MQA. Students who graduates from the program able to pursue their study in various Bachelor Degree programs:

  • Bachelor (Hons) in Occupational Safety and Health Management
  • Bachelor (Hons) in Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health
  • Bachelor (Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Health Science

Year 1

  • Chemistry
  • Occupational Disease
  • Basic Toxicology
  • Introduction to OSH and OSH Management System
  • Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology
  • Machinery Safety
  • Anatomy and Physiology


Year 2

  • Biological Hazard 
  • Administration Principle and OSH Legislation
  • Risk Management and HIRARC
  • Accident Investigation Procedure at Workplace
  • Biomechanics
  • OSH Services
  • Ergonomic
  • OSH Audit
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Rehabilitation and Fitness to Work


Year 3

  • Indutrial Hygiene and Chemical Management
  • OSH Communication, Consultation and Participation
  • Emergency Response and Planning
  • OSH Promotion
  • Organizational Leadership and OSH Culture
  • Industrial Training


Plaza Permata

Programme Status:

Full Accreditation

Programme Code:



Occupational Safety and Health

Study Mode:


Study Level:



January, April, September


3 years