Thinking about switching to a career in Health and Safety. Do you possess one of the following?
- A Bachelor's Degree
- An Associate Degree
- A Higher National Diploma
- An Advanced Diploma
If you possess one of the above in a non HSE field of study, you may be eligible for the Fundamentals of Health, Safety and Environment (FHSE) bridging programme offered through our online learning environment.
FHSE as a Bridging Programme or Short Course
FHSE can also be pursued as a short course for persons interested in gaining a basic understanding of health and safety. However only pre-approved applicants can progress to the degree programmes.
At SBCS we focus on -
- Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
- Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.
Highlights at a glance -
- Completely online
- 3 months duration
- No exams. Assignment-based assessment
- Applicants with an Associate degree or equivalent qualification in a non-HSE discipline can pursue the University of Greenwich BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety Health and Environment (BSc OSHE) upon completion of the FHSE bridging programme.
- Applicants with a Bachelor's degree in a non-HSE discipline can pursue the University of Greenwich MSc Safety, Health and Environment/Occupational Hygiene (MSc SHE/OH) upon completion of the FHSE bridging programme.
Uncertain about your eligibility with your current qualification?
- This qualification can be earned in three (3) months.
Pearson’s Higher National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering – HVAC)
City and Guilds Electrical and Electronic Advanced Technician Diploma
Any COSTAATT or Cipriani College Associate Degree in a Science and/or Engineering subject.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a Science and/or Engineering field of study
Any other Bachelor’s/Associate Degree – must be accompanied by a transcript
Step 1 – Confirm your eligibility. Forward soft copies of the following to CITE@sbcs.edu.tt
- Original certificates or official transcripts and completion letter from the awarding educational institution
- National ID or Passport
You must confirm of your eligibility before you apply.
Step 2 – Complete your registration form here.
Step 3 – Make payment
Option 1: Payment can be made via Direct deposit / Online bank transfer. Please click here for further instructions regarding the banking options available.
Please note that online bank transfers can be done from the following banking institutions – Republic Bank, Royal Bank, First Citizens Bank and Scotia Bank.
Option 2: WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to the Centre for Information Technology and Engineering indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.
Note: If an Acceptance Letter is required after registration, kindly note that such requests usually takes three (3) working days to process.
For further information, please send an email to the Centre for Information Technology and Engineering
At the end of the course, the student will:
- understand the importance of ensuring good occupational health, safety and welfare
- appreciate the mechanisms associated with accidents and ill-health in the workplace
- be able to identify hazards in the workplace and undertake a simple risk assessment
- be familiar with some of the more common health, safety and hygiene issues associated with the workplace
- appreciate and understand the application of the control measures available for workplace health, safety and hygiene risks