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Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and environmental quality

1.PATHWAY

The Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Quality Management is the theoretical part of the Loss Management programme leading to the award of the Certified Loss Manager (CLM) qualification. The programme curriculum specifically embraces all aspects of Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Quality management and basic aspects of management. The first group of students for this upgraded programme started lectures in 2015. The programme is offered on fulltime, block release and distance basis by accredited colleges internationally.

2.WHO CAN ENROL

Applicants should have:

At least 2 "A" Level passes. Normal entry students only.

Mature entry provision is available for applicants with any 5 'O' levels including Mathematics and English and are over 21 years. Or

Have at least 3 "O" Level passes and at least 2 years related work experience at supervisory level and proven numeracy capability.

Special entry is available to applicants with diploma or degree qualification approved by the institute or police or defence staff college qualification for police and military officers.

Exemptions

Zimbabwe Institute of Management Advanced diploma in security management graduates qualify for exemptions on subjects for subjects already covered under the old curriculum for the Advanced Diploma in Security Management. Other approved subjects also qualify for exemption.

3.EMPLOYMENT AREAS

Graduates from this programme qualify for employment consideration as Occupational Safety and Health Officers in public and private institutions.

4.RECOGNITION OF THE QUALIFICATION

The ICLM Diploma in Occupational, Safety, Health and Environmental Quality Management meets the SADC Qualification Standards Framework (QSF) and international benchmarks. It is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Development as an optional second stage of the Advanced Diploma in Loss Management.

5.PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme consists of 24 taught courses. The taught subject areas:

STAGE 1: CERTIFICATE LEVEL PART 1

CSHEQ Module 1: Occupational Health and Safety Management 1

CLM Module 2: Business Accounting 1

CLM Module 2:Introduction to Psychology

CLM Module 4: Introduction to Law

CLM Module 5: Business Administration

CLM Module 6: Business Communication

STAGE 1: CERTIFICATE LEVEL PART 2

CSHEQ Module 7: Occupational Safety and Health Management 2

CLM Module 8: Applied Psychology

CLM Module 9: Law of Evidence

CLM Module 10: Quantitative Methods

CLM Module 11:Risk management 1

CLM Module 12: Information Communication Technology

STAGE 2: DIPLOMA LEVEL PART 1

CLM Module 13: Compliance Management

CLM Module 14: Business Law

CLM Module 15: Principles of Investigations

CLM Module 16: Principles of Management

CLM Module 17: Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Quality Management

CLM Module 18: Human Resources Management

STAGE 2: DIPLOMA LEVEL PART 2

CLM Module 19: Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Management Law

CLM Module 20: Occupational Safety and Health Operations Management

CLM Module 21: Fire Management

CLM Module 22: Principles of Economics

CLM Module 23: Loss Finance and Insurance

CLM Module 24: Contingent Planning and Disaster Management

6.EXAMINATIONS

Examinations are set and marked by the Institute of Certified Loss Management (ICLM) in line with SADC (QSF), MOHESTD, International approved standards and quality benchmarks and the Institute's by-laws.

7.REGISTRATION

Students have to meet entry requirements and study the prospectus carefully before making a decision to enrol on the programme.

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