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Qualification: Professional Master Degree in Occupational Safety (RTU)

Professional Master Degree in Occupational Safety (RTU)

Qualification Information

The study program provides the following areas of expertise:  
1. ability to analyze and practically use requirements of normative acts and standards in the area of labour protection;
2. ability to organize and plan work related to internal monitoring of working environment, risk analysis and preventive measures;  
3. ability to plan labour protection operations and operations related to working environment protection in a company;
4. ability to practically use working environment risk assessment methods, including qualitative, semi-qualitative or quantitative assessment methods;
5. ability to justify priorities and effectiveness of labour protection operations and operations related to working environment protection;
6. ability to organize and implement labour protection training for personnel;
7. ability to assess and plan operations in case of emergency situations;
8. ability to investigate accidents, to analyse them and identify their causes;
9. ability to cooperate with an employer, employees, their representatives and trustees;
10. ability to understand economic activities of a company;
11. ability to write reports, reviews, meeting minutes  and to inform the board and employees of a company about them;
12. ability to manage the work of departments of a company in the area of labour protection;  
13. ability to create, use and analyse databases necessary for work;
14. ability to communicate in the official language and at least in two foreign languages;
15. Ability to conduct research of scientific value in the area of labour protection.

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Awarding body: 

- Riga Technical University

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 67089300
Fakss: 67820094
E-pasts: rtu@rtu.lv

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Access requirements: 

Higher education qualification of LQF level 6 (bachelor, professional bachelor or professional higher education qualification) in the same or compatible branch of science or professional field of higher education, as well as a certain professional experience laid down by higher education institution

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)