Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Technician)

Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Technician)

This unique Occupational Health course develops and enhances the competence and skills needed by occupational health technician, and will prepare you for work in any occupational health practice setting. The course provides a strong element rooted in practice and you will develop your skills of analysis and evaluation to diploma level. It will develop your independent judgement and problem solving skills to assess, implement and evaluate healthcare in the workplace. It will also develop your leadership and managerial skills, as well as your ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

On successful completion of this Occupational Health course you will be awarded an HE Diploma in Occupational Health and have the opportunity to sit the exam for NEBOSH NGC1 Management of Health and Safety. For an additional fee, you can go onto complete NGC 2 Controlling Workplace Hazards and NGC3 Health and safety practical application to obtain the NESBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

What you will study


  • Occupational Health Practice
  • Management of Health and Safety (Unit 1 NEBOSH)
  • The Workplace Environment
  • Clinical Skills for Practice (Technicians)
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Caroline Whittaker, course leader


This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


  • Part Time 1 - 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 1 - 4 Years Start Date: Sep 2018