Safety and Health
This programme is designed to meet the local needs in occupational safety and health and to keep abreast the changing industrial environment. Students will learn the various methods used in the identification of potential hazards and other major issues associated with challenges in the workplace and develop the necessary skills for the necessary corrective/preventive measures.
Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A, mathematics and biology OR human and social biology, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.
*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond
Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualiﬁcations may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).
Applicants to this programmes must be 16 years or older.
Visit our How to Apply page to see a list of required supporting documents which must be submitted along with your application.
3 Years (PT)
COURSES IN THE MAJOR CORE CURRICULUM COURSES
|Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety
|Fundamentals of Writing
|Safety Technology I
|Communication in the Workplace
|Occupational and Industrial Hygiene I
|Fundamentals of Research Skills
|Techniques of Safety Management I
|Contemporary College Mathematics
|Emergency Care for the Workplace
|Fundamentals of Statistics
|Total Core Curriculum Courses
|Safety Technology II
|Environmental Impact Assessment
|Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
|Occupational and Industrial Hygiene II
|Foundations of Natural Sciences
|Techniques of Safety Management II
|World Issues in Public Health
|Legal Aspects of Occupational Safety Management
|Total Support Course Credits
|GUIDED ELECTIVE COURSES
|Total Credits for Required Courses in the Major
|Approved Core Curriculum Course
|Total Guided Elective Course Credits
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be awarded the Associate in Applied Science degree in Occupational Safety and Health, students must successfully complete 67 credits with a minimum of GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Courses in the major area of study
|Total Courses in Major Area of Study
|Core curriculum courses
Guided Elective courses
|Total Credits Required for Graduation
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