Diploma in Construction Safety
One Year Diploma in Construction Safety– What does it offer?
According to International Labour Organisation, more number of work place accidents happens at construction sites across the world. Call it lack of knowledge on safety measures or lack of availability of protective equipments or lack of trained staff to prevent accidents.
As the saying goes, “Prevention is better than cure,” it is prudent to take measures to prevent accidents at construction sites rather than reacting after the accidents. These accidents occur majorly due to human errors or machine failures, which can be prevented by systematic training of construction workers.
Diploma in Construction Safety formulated by Green World Group, is a one-year training program initiated by the Government of India. The course covers main legal requirements relating to health and safety in international construction work, identification and control of construction workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. There is no previous health and safety knowledge required to join the course. However, it is advisable that candidates should possess the basic practical knowledge of construction.
The qualification is also applicable for supervisors and managers working in other industry set-ups in addition to those working in health and safety occupational settings who want to have specific knowledge on construction industry.
How will you be assessed?
You need to clear six theory papers:
- PAPER 1 – SAFETY, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
- PAPER 2 – ACCIDENTS AND THEIR PREVENTION
- PAPER 3 – DISASTERS & CRISIS MANAGEMENT
- PAPER 4 – SAFETY STANDARDS AND CODES
- PAPER 5 – CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
- PAPER 6 – ENVIRONMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
- Paper 1, 2 & 3 combined: 2 hours written exam – 10 questions (no choice) – 100 marks
- Paper 4, 5 & 6 combined: 2 hours written exam – 10 questions (no choice) – 100 marks
Seminar on Construction Safety
A twelve-day seminar (attendance not compulsory) will be held at GWG Business Center, Chennai, India, during the course of the programme. However, the seminar will be conducted only when minimum number of participants are available.
A prescribed fee will be charged from those who attend the seminar. Experts will be available on all days to clear doubts in the subjects concerned through mails and other means of communication.
Will course material be provided?
Study material of international standard and published by the Green World Group will be made available to all students. The government of India too promotes this publication.
Successful candidates will get the certificate within 30 days from the date of announcement of results. Students will get certificate & mark list from the Central Board of Examination & National Development agency, Government of India. Certificates will also be issued to those who secure distinction and first class.
The course fee structure for Diploma in Construction Safety includes all course material along with examination fee and administration fee.