Welcome to the College of Health Environmental and Safety Studies, a tertiary institution developed in 2008 and currently registered with the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT). Our College is strategically well positioned to provide a range of internationally recognized certification programmes in the discipline of Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE).
With the increasing demands for qualified, knowledgeable and competent HSE practitioners and professionals within Trinidad & Tobago and the wider Caribbean region, we offer our major programmes through the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), which is based in the United Kingdom.
NEBOSH was founded in 1979 as an Independent awarding body attracting over 15,000 candidates each year. It has a solid, professional reputation and is the leading body of its kind in the United Kingdom and Europe.
The College offers the following:
The National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (Level 3) is the most widely held health and safety qualification with over 175,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989.
The programme is designed for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organizations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
This programme is established as a leading health and safety award for the construction industry, with over 12,000 successful candidates since 1989.
The Construction Certificate is aimed at Supervisors, Managers and those with HSE responsibilities within the Construction Industry. It is likely to prove useful for those concerned with the management of buildings who may need to ensure that contractors are working safely.
This programme was launched in 2005 and is already established as the leading qualification in fire safety, with over 8,000 candidates having achieved the qualification.
This comprehensive programme, includes a two-part written examination (NGC1 & FC1) and Practical Fire Safety Assessment (FC2). It offers excellent information for the Management of Health and Safety and Fire Safety and Risk Management. The programme is structured in such a way to allow you time to build up your knowledge after each module.
The NEBOSH National Diploma In Occupational Safety & Health (Level 6) is the flagship NEBOSH award and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals. Since its introduction in 1988 it has become established as the most popular qualification of its kind, with over 10,000 students having successfully gained the Diploma.
The NEBOSH National Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals, building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH National General Certificate. It is designed to provide students with the expertise required to undertake a career as a safety and health practitioner and also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.
We at the College of Health Environmental and Safety Studies, are confident, that our academic staff, training facilities and overall professionalism and experience, will provide the framework for success in the HSE training programmes.