These flexible, modular courses in occupational health are designed to meet the educational and development needs of OH advisers who work in area of healthcare.
The courses are particularly relevant to nurses who work within teams offering occupational health and safety programmes in the workplace, and will also suit health and safety professionals who are members of an occupational health and safety team.
The courses are also suitable for people who are new to OH and are seeking clarification of their role and the skills they need to deliver care in the workplace. OH staff who have been in their role for some time, but who do not want to take the specialist practitioner route, will also find these courses useful for updating their skills.
Participants can choose to study for the certificate or diploma. Both courses are delivered via taught modules but will draw strongly on students’ current experience and previous experiential learning.
The aims of the courses include: enhancing the ability of individuals to work effectively in OH developing students’ intellectual abilities using theoretical perspectives and drawing on current experience and previous experiential learning.
Each course will be examined by continuous assessment. Assignments are generally based on work-related problems.
The fees for are 2007/08 are: £2,870 for the diploma and £2,500 for the certificate.