A new course for OH nurses and technicians has been introduced by the University of Glamorgan. The diploma is aimed at OH professionals who want a good overview of working in the field. It will give students the opportunity to develop and enhance the relevant competencies and skills, including the skills of analysis and evaluation, appraising evidence and using management and leadership skills.
Each diploma contains three core modules, which focus on occupational health practice, management of health and safety, and contemporary occupational health, and one specific to either nursing or working as a technician.
To qualify, applicants must show they have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits at level four or equivalent, in an appropriate discipline. Relevant routes include: HNC/Certificate of Higher Education, Foundation/Access Programmes, Open University or equivalent study.
Other qualifications or experiences which demonstrate that a candidate has relevant knowledge or skills at certificate-level standard will also be considered. Applicants who do not fulfil these requirements will be considered on an individual basis, and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.
Students will attend four five-day blocks, spread throughout one calendar year. Fees are pro-rata of full-time fees of £3,070 per year.
For more information, contact Caroline Whittaker on 01443 483 843, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org