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Short Courses


IOSH Accredited Courses for Chartered Membership

5 months part-time
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Cantonese supplemented with English

Programme Features

IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) is Europe's leading body for health and safety professionals. As an independent and not-for-profit organisation, it aims to regulate and steer the profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial, authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.


The attainment courses have been approved by IOSH as an accredited academic qualification for Chartered Membership. They are specially designed for Registered Safety Officer and Professional to gain recognised safety & health qualification, or to obtain further training opportunity in the area of Occupational Safety and Health.

Graduate Member of IOSH (Grad IOSH)
Upon successful completion of all three attainment courses, students are eligible to apply for the membership of Grad IOSH.


Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH)
After becoming a Graduate Member of IOSH, student can start taking the IOSH Initial Professional Development (IPD) programme in order to become a Chartered Member of IOSH.


For more details about membership of IOSH, please visit the website


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme
Completion of individual attainment courses may also be suitable for Registered Safety Officers and Professionals to pursue CPD Programmes.

This programme consists of three courses, totaling 90 hours.



Subject Code Course Title Hours


Lots of efforts have been made to prevent accidents in workplace. This course explores various preventive programmes from different perspectives including designing an effective corporate wellness programme to cater for organisation needs, maximising employees' physical abilities with a physical enhancement programme and controlling stress at workplace with a stress management programme. It also focuses on the promotion of healthy workplace, especially on healthy eating to maximise the health of the workforce. Roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of individual will be identified in accident prevention. Emphasis will be made on developing strong leadership competence and effective behaviours in driving safety culture and the required skills in enhancing communication and motivating the workforce.


Course Content:

  1. Concept of preventive care in the workplace
  2. Role of preventive care in the employment cycle
  3. Corporate Wellness Programme
  4. Physical Enhancement Programme
  5. Stress Management Programme
  6. Concept of healthy workplace
  7. Management roles on accident prevention

This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and techniques required to handle the day-to-day occupational health issues. Students will learn in-depth knowledge in physical, chemical, biological and psychosocial hazards; general knowledge in occupational diseases; simple design of ventilation system; and selecting suitable personal protective equipment.


Course Content:

  1. Epidemiology and statistics
  2. Occupational diseases
  3. Chemical hazards
  4. Exposure evaluation
  5. Noise and vibration
  6. Radiations
  7. Thermal environment
  8. Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders
  9. Psychosocial hazard
  10. Ventilation and indoor air quality
  11. Use of personal protective equipment

This course explores the legal framework in Hong Kong with in-depth discussion on the liability of an employer under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance and work injury related compensation issues. Emphasis will also be placed on the concept of work injury management in a broader perspective. The essence of a comprehensive work injury management approach will be discussed to facilitate fast return to work and minimize work injury cost. Participants will be provided with ample case studies to conceptualize the major theories and reflect on their own experiences.


Course Content:

  1. Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO)
  2. Liability to pay compensation under ECO
  3. Quantum in employees' compensation
  4. Quantification of compensation for different incapacity
  5. Work injury management
  6. Return to Work Programme

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement issued by the School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Tuition Fee: HK$3,710 per course

Classes will be held on weekday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:30pm, at Hong Kong Baptist University Kowloon Tong Campus


Holder of the School of Continuing Education (SCE) Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

Course Application Period Commencement
OSH2100 4 January to 9 February 2021 March 04
OSH2200 4 January to 9 February 2021 March 05

Applicants may submit application through

  1. online system; or
  2. hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.

Please refer to the enrollment information on short courses for details:

Enquiry: 3411 4369


  1. All students and staff entering HKBU Campuses (including SCE Learning Centres) must follow the vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass. For details, please refer to [the Vaccine Pass Requirements for Campus Access].
  2. All classes will be delivered face-to-face in 2022 Summer Term. However, the School reserves the right to switch to online or mixed mode teaching in accordance with the latest development of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.