Short Courses

Non credit-bearing CoursesReimbursable courses/programmes (either all or some of the modules within a programme) under Continuing Education Fund

The course 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.

Students upon successfully completion of the course can well expect to be absorbed into a wide range of industries that need their knowledge and OSH skills.

Course contents include:

- Safety Legislation
- Workplace Safety
- Occupational Health & Hygiene
- Construction Safety
- Safety Inspection & Accident Analysis
- Risk Management
- Behavioural Safety
- Safety Management


The 'Certificate of Attainment' acquired through successful completion of this course is recognised 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.

Organising departmentIC
Medium of instructionEnglish (supplemented by Cantonese)
CEF code25Z048040
Remark(s)For further information, please contact Mr. Fenkins Chow of Industrial Centre at 2766 7632.

Mode: Non credit-bearing

Total contact hours168.0
FacilitiesStudents may use PolyU's library facilities. For terms of use of these facilities, please contact the School office.
Entry requirement(s)Diploma or Higher Certificate in Safety / Health / Environmental / Engineering / Science disciplines; or equivalent.

Applicants who have reached the age of 25 by 1st September in the year of admission are considered as Mature Applicants. Mature Applicants who do not hold stipulated entrance qualifications may be admitted on an individual and exceptional basis. Genuine interest and need in the field with employer's letter of support and relevant safety experience are important factors for consideration.
CertificationA Certificate of Attainment will be issued to students who have attended 70% or above of the classes and passed the assessment.

Course codeDateDayVenueApplication Status
NBZ1  26 Mar 2018 Mon, ThuPolyU Main Campus, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus Closed