Safety, Health & Environmental Management (SHEM)

Program Description

The program raises vital and integral awareness of the environment. In so doing it responds to the needs of providing a safe and healthy working environment to the Industrial worker. Furthermore it holds the responsibility for maintaining and improving environmental, health and safety issues at national and international levels.

 Mode of attendance

Face to face, modular block release. We offer weekend Classes. Two days a month.

 

Requirements:

Certificate Level

·         5 ‘O’ level passes at grade C or better, including English Language and a Numerate subject.(i.e. Mathematics, Accounts, Statistics)

 

Diploma Level

·         Professional qualifications within the Environmental Health and Safety Field from an approved Institute or Examining Board.

·         At least two years working experience

 

Please note exemptions are only available at certificate level at the registrar discretion

CERTIFICATE LEVEL (6 months training)

This stage is introductory and gives basic awareness and understanding of environmental health and safety

 Course Content

·         Environmental awareness

·         Environmental pollution

·         Environmental Economics

·         Introduction to workplace safety and health

·         Environmental Management

·         Legal aspects of environmental health and safety

 DIPLOMA LEVEL I (6 months training)

Aimed at broadening knowledge of issues introduced at the certificate level

 Course Content

·         Occupational Hygiene

·         Public Health

·         Risk and Disaster Management

·         Occupational health and safety

·         Stress Management

·         Accidents and Incidents Prevention Management

 DIPLOMA LEVEL II (5 months training)

·         Globalization, safety health and the environment

·         Regional and International environmental health and safety agencies

·         SHEQ  Systems Development and Implementation

·          Environmental Impact Assessment and Monitoring

·         Ecosystem Planning and Management

 ADVANCED DIPLOMA (11 months)

·         SHEQ Management System Auditing

·         Hazardous Chemicals Management

 

Independent Research

·         Research Methods/ project clinic

·         Research Report / Project 

 

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The Zimbabwe Institute of Management
National Office

34 Fereday Eastlea
HARARE

Tel: 04- 778937,778922,778923,778938

Regional Office

Zimbabwe Institute of Management
29A G. Silundika Street
Between 1st & 2nd Avenues
P.O BOX 1499
Bulawayo

Tel: 09 881163 / 72 497
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