Course Objective
The Singapore Government has placed significant emphasis on workplace safety and health (WSH), with the enactment of the WSH Act and establishment of the WSH Council. This programme is designed and targeted for management, safety and health personnel, and line supervisors, to provide skills in developing a practical risk and safety management. 
Upon completion, candidates who performed well may have the opportunity to admit into a Master of Science/ Master of Engineering programme.
This programme is open to graduates with at least a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology or Natural Science.

Course Content
This graduate certificate programme is hosted by NUS Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering to provide targeted training in risk and safety management.

List of Modules
Each module is 4 modular credits unless otherwise specified.
Each module will have 39 formal contact hours. Classes may be conducted on weekday evenings or on Saturdays.

SH5205 Incident Management
SH5206 Human Factors in Process Safety
SH5401 SHE & Quality Management System
SH5402 Advanced SHE Management
SH5101 Industrial Toxicology
SH5108 Chemical Hazard Management

Details of Modules
(Note: Not all modules are offered in each semester.)

Semester 1, AY2018/2019 Timetable *
SH5101 Industrial Toxicology E1-06-05 A/P Foo Swee Cheng 03-12-2018 (Mon),
9.00 am
SH5205 Incident Management E1-06-04 Mr Ivan Sin 27-11-2018 (Tue),
1.00 pm
*  Information correct as 10 July 2018; may subject to changes in future

Modes of assessment comprise combinations of some or all of these items:
• Quizzes / Term papers /Projects
• In-class participation 
• Final exam / Presentation 

Maximum Candidature
2 years

Award of Graduate Certificate
Individuals who have successfully completed the 4 modules (equivalent to 16 MCs) with a CAP of at least 2.5 will be deemed to have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate Programme. Such individuals will be awarded a Graduate Certificate. There will be no continuation requirements.
Participants may repeat modules [with fees] to improve CAP provided the max candidature is not exceeded.
Students who do not take examinations or fail to attain a CAP ≥ 2.5 will be given a Certificate of Participation, listing the modules taken if attendance is at least 70% for the listed module.

Admission to Master of Science (M.Sc.) / Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Programmes
• A maximum of 16 MCs of modules (each module with a minimum grade of B-) may be transferred to the M.Sc. CHE programme, subject to approval by the ChBE department. The validity period of the transfer is not more than 5 years from the award of the Graduate Certificate.
• Students who graduate with a CAP ≥ 3.5 may be considered for admission to M.Sc. CHE, M.Sc. SHE or other relevant M.Sc. programmes as well as M.Eng. programme.

Application Procedures
Application is open twice a year.
For August 2018 enrolment, please submit the application by 15 June 2018.

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Course Fees (subject to 7% GST)
S$5,800 per module