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  1. Bachelor Degree of Environmental Science (RTU)

    Graduates of the study program are able: - to demonstrate complete understanding of a system, the whole-part relationships within it and interaction of its elements;    - knowledge required to analyze and evaluate processes and technologies from engineering, economic, environmental and social aspects;    - knowledge and proficiency in the development of new material and intellectual values for environmental science;   - full understanding of environmental management systems, environmental standards (for ex. ISO 14000 or EMAS), auditing schemes, Eco-certification and Eco-labeling, etc.   - proficiency in developing scientific researches and ability to provide consultancies in the area of green technologies, climate change processes, waste management, cleaner production, heating systems, energy efficiency, etc.    - proficiency in using computing and modelling tools in the study processes and scientific activities.   ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  2. Master Degree of Environmental Science (RTU)

    Graduates of the study program are able: - to demonstrate complete understanding of a system, the whole-part relationships within it and interaction of its elements;    - knowledge required to analyze and evaluate processes and technologies from engineering, economic, environmental and social aspects;    - knowledge and proficiency in the development of new material and intellectual values for environmental science;   - full understanding of environmental management systems, environmental standards (for ex. ISO 14000 or EMAS), auditing schemes, Eco-certification and Eco-labeling, etc.;   - proficiency in developing scientific researches and ability to provide consultancies in the area of green technologies, climate change processes, waste management, cleaner production, heating systems, energy efficiency, etc.;    - proficiency in using computing and modelling tools in the study processes and scientific activities.   ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  3. DIPLOMA OF PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Fire Safety and Civil Protection Engineer (RTU)

    Graduates of the study program are able:     - to plan activities in the sphere of fire security and civil defence; - to analyse and fulfil requirements of the existing normative regulations;    - to organize and carry out practical training in fire-fighting and civil defence;    - to act and organize situation management activities in an emergency situation;    - to monitor activities related to fire safety and civil defence ensuring compliance with fire-fighting and civil defence  requirements;    - to solve economic, psychosocial and organizational problems related to fire-fighting and civil defence;    - to analyse and evaluate the results of monitoring and controlling in compliance with regulatory requirements;    - to create, analyse and use databases, to substantiate planned priorities and their usefulness;     - to take responsibility for their own work results;    - to plan and manage team work;    - to implement requirements of environmental protection and occupational safety regulations;    - to demonstrate their understanding of the rules of professional conduct;    - to analyse work results.    Competences:1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion: 1.1. the role of the European Union and international organizations in civil protection. 1.2. basics of management. 2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding: 2.1. psychology; 2.2. basics of law; 2.3. basics of business, economics and ecology; 2.4. practical pedagogy; 2.5. professional terminology in the official language and two foreign ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  4. DIPLOMA OF PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Lieutenant (NAA)

    The aim of the study programme is: - to provide an opportunity; - to acquire all the necessary knowledge and skills in Military Leadership; - to develop decision making and problem solving skills, and also skills to command his/her unit in diverse and constantly changing or unclear circumstances during peace-time and when the state is under threat, including extreme and dangerous environment, enhancing development of a versatile personality; - to instruct competent military commanders of different levels, who are competitive at an international level , and are able to put into practice their knowledge and skills acquired, as well as to demonstrate understanding, thus attesting a high standard of professionalism. Study outcome: - to be able to command staff, supervise the duties of subordinate structures, assume responsibility for decisions taken and their consequences; - to adhere to high standards of ethics, act within the law, feel responsible for the influence of professional activity upon the environment and society, ensuring cooperation with the government, foreign and municipal institutions, legal entities and individuals within their field of operation; - to be able to use the acquired knowledge in business management and personnel psychology to achieve the goals set, supervising their implementation, taking decisions and making changes with the purpose to optimize the task. Competences:1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion: 1.1. national military defence strategy; 1.2. cooperation principles o ...

    Awarding body- National Defence Academy of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  5. Professional Master's Degree in Labor Protection, Senior Specialist in Labour Safety (LLU)

    The theoretical and professional specialization courses of the sector/branch have been acquired. The skills of putting the theoretical skills into practice, using them independently, have been developed. The diploma thesis has been elaborated and successfully defended. Competences:1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion about the requirements of the European Union and the International Labour Organization in the field of labour protection. 2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding: 2.1. basics of occupational health, occupational medicine and health promotion; 2.2. communication and work psychology; 2.3. basics of business economics; 2.4. basics of management; 2.5. basics of occupational toxicology; 2.6. professional terminology in the official language and at least two foreign languages. 3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use: 3.1. labour protection requirements and the related laws and regulations; 3.2. environmental protection requirements and the related laws and regulations; 3.3. safety of technologies used in production; 3.4. occupational risk factors and the impact thereof on occupational health and safety; 3.5. identification, measurement and evaluation of occupational risk factors; 3.6. collective and personal protective equipment for the work process; 3.7. basics of work ergonomics; 3.8. computer science and computer technology in labour protection; 3.9. storage of hazardous substances and safety measures when working with them; 3.10. pedagogy; 3.11. basic principles of accident investigation and ...

    Awarding body- Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (till October 2017 Latvia University of...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  6. Professional Master’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Specialist in Nature Protection (DU)

    The aim of the programme is; - to provide the students with qualitative education, which addresses the needs of the state and complies with the requirements of profession standard, and as such, provides opportunities to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge, improve research skills and abilities, - thus training students for work in environmental management and creating opportunities for them to undertake doctoral studies. Knowledge on the RL and EU environmental law and institutional system as well as in administrational principles of enterprise and institution management have been acquired; - understanding of the interaction that takes place between economic, social environment and nature environment during the development of the society developed; - competence in methods of assessing the environmental quality (in compliance with the parameters and indicators required by the RL and EU normative acts) gained, - as well as competence in methods of mathematical analysis of the data and knowledge on acquisition of information, necessary for environmental planning, - by employing geographic positioning equipment and geographic information systems, maps. The following abilities have been developed: - to apply practical skills and theoretical knowledge, acquired during the studies, in decision making; - to define principal tasks and activities necessary for environmental management, and to choose the most optimal environmental management methods; - to develop and introduce environmental projects. ...

    Awarding body- University of Daugavpils

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  7. Master Degree in Labour Protection (LU)

    - to study theoretical courses on labour protection including knowledge of working and surrounding environment risk factors, the identification and assessment methods, analysis of environment objects and ecosystem, chemical toxicology, radioecology, workplace ergonomics and psychology, occupational health system organization, control and expertise according to laws and rules of Republic of Latvia as well as European Union, - to apply obtained knowledge for independent research in the selected area and to prepare the scientific publications; - to carry out independent research in the selected area of labour protection and risk assessment, summarizing general conclusions in the master’s thesis (20 credit points). The aim of the Program is to prepare qualified specialists capable to ensure – realizing organization, monitoring and expertise of working environment systems according to requirements of laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia and the European Union - protection of working and surrounding environment in different business entities, institutions founded by the state or the municipality or the non-governmental organizations. The UL has a sufficiently high scientific and academic potential to be able to realize a high quality professional education program, as well as the main tasks: - to provide students with knowledge and practical skills in working environment protection problems and expertise, as well as in management and employment rights; - to provide the opportunity to acquire the Progra ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  8. Master degree in labour protection, Senior Specialist in Labour Protection (LU)

    - to study theoretical courses on labour protection including knowledge of working and surrounding environment risk factors, safety of production technology, analysis of environment objects, occupational health, workplace health promotion, occupational toxicology, ergonomics, labour law and business management; - to study methods of risk identification and risk assessment of work and surrounding environment, which allow to perform the comprehensive risk expertise in practice in the commercial companies, state and municipal institutions and civic organizations in compliance with requirements for competent specialist in labour protection (practical training 26 credit points); - to apply obtained knowledge for independent research in the selected area and to prepare the scientific publications; - to carry out independent research in the selected area of labour protection and risk assessment, summarizing general conclusions in the master’s thesis (20 credit points). The aim of the Program is: - to prepare qualified specialists capable to ensure – realizing organization, monitoring and expertise of working environment systems according to requirements of laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia and the European Union - protection of working and surrounding environment in different business entities, institutions founded by the state or the municipality or the non-governmental organizations. The UL has a sufficiently high scientific and academic potential to be able to realize a high quality professional ed ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  9. Professional Master Degree in Occupational Safety (RTU)

    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 re ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  10. Professional Master’s Degree in Labour Protection, Senior Specialist in Labour Protection (DU)

    The aim of the programme is: - to provide students with qualitative education that meets the national needs and complies with the standards of profession, providing the opportunity to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge, to improve research skills and abilities, thus training the students as specialists in labour protection; - within the framework of the programme theoretical knowledge in the legislation of labour protection, safety of manufacturing technologies and assessment of working environment risk factors, is acquired; - skills in planning of labour protection and activities in environmental protection relating to it, skills of being competent in the commercial activities of the enterprise, skills of solving ergonomic, psycho-social and organizational problems of working environment as well as skills of acting in extreme situations have been acquired; - ability to apply one’s knowledge and understanding, demonstrating a professional approach to work and competence in issues of labour protection, has been acquired, as well as skill to adhere to principles of promoting sustainable development in professional activity. Competences:1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion about the requirements of the European Union and the International Labour Organization in the field of labour protection. 2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding: 2.1. basics of occupational health, occupational medicine and health promotion; 2.2. communication and work psychology; 2.3. basics of business economics; 2.4. ...

    Awarding body- University of Daugavpils

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia

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