ID No. 0000069854: Health and Safety Foundation (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Health and Safety Foundation (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:

The participants bring the following educational and professional background:

  • High-School degree in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Successful passing the Phase 1 - Academic Foundation Program at NITI with a defined level of English, Mathematics and Science.

Only candidates who joined all the term related units with an attendance record of 80% are allowed to participate in the Term Tests

Examination Components:

Term Test 1 comprises Units 1-5
Term Test 2 comprises Units 6-8
Term Test 3 comprises Units 9-13

  • Unit competence (formative) is assessed through knowledge (online assessment), performance (practical assessment) or combination consisting of both.
  • Term assessment (summative) consisting of a cluster of units always take the form of a combination assessment where both theoretical knowledge and practical application is assessed.
  • The acquisition of practical skills in favour of theoretical skills is supported through a ratio weighting of 70:30 in the summative term assessment.

The average of all accumulated Unit results weights 40% of the Final Term result. The Term Test weights 60% of the Final Term result. This system is applied for all three Term Tests.
The end of program summary result is taken from the average of the accumulated 3 (three) Term Final results.

Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
    Basic introduction
    The scope of Health and Safety
    National and International bodies
  • Health and Safety policies and procedures
    Health and Safety management system
    Health and Safety policies
  • Health and Safety organisation
    Roles and responsibilities
    Emergencies and first aid
  • Health and Safety planning
    Planning and risk assessment
    Safe systems of work
  • Health and Safety audit and review
    Monitoring, auditing and reporting
    Health and Safety performance
  • Transport safety
    Safe transport at work
    Safe driving at work    
  • Manual handling at work
    Manual handling
    Mechanical handling equipment
    Work equipment
    Hand and power tools
    Machinery hazards and protection
  • Workplace hazards and risk control
    Welfare at work
    Hazardous substances
    Slips, trips and falls
    Working at height
    Excavation and trenching
  • Chemical safety
    Hazardous substances
    Exposure limits
    Handling and storing hazardous substances
    Assessment of health risks
  • Electrical safety
    Electricity and work
    Electrical systems
    Electrical tools
  • Fire safety
    Fire classification
    Fire risk assessment
    Fire prevention
    Fire alarms and firefighting equipment
  • Physical safety
  • Health and Safety practical applications
    Safety inspection of the workplace
    Writing safety reports
    On-site inspections

Detailed terminal and enabling objectives are provided in both the outline (terminal) and proposal (enabling) documents provided.

Only successful candidates who have acquired the above listed skills will be eligible to join the next two phases at the clients in-company training premises as they are called “on-the job-training” (Phase 3) and “specialised training” (Phase 4).

Cooperation Partner:National Industrial Training Institute (NITI)
Currently implemented in:Saudi Arabia