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The Department of Disaster Science and Management (DSM), University of Dhaka in association with Careers Australia (CA) is on board to award two qualifications, Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB51315) and Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415) to be initiated from September 2016. Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd is a registered training organization offering Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) accredited courses.

The main focus in Work Health and Safety (WHS) for Bangladesh lies on two different objectives: (i) the maintenance and promotion of workers’ health and working capacity reducing the risk of potential hazards improving the workplace environment following the references of ILO/WHO as well as other Government and business entities (ii) the enhancement of positive social culture towards smooth operation and optimum productivity in workplace. Interested candidates meeting the eligibility criteria are requested to collect prescribed form of admission from the office address given below. Candidates will be selected based on academic records, written and oral tests and practical experiences.


The University of Dhaka together with Careers Australia offer two program on Work Health and Safety – (i) Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415) and (ii) Diploma in Work Health and Safety (BSB51315). Certificate IV course is designed for entry and operation level and diploma program is for managerial level entities.

  1. Certificate IV Course on WHS
    • 490 credit hours (15 hours a week)
    • Capacity: 40 students
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Cost: BDT 2,00,000
  2. Diploma Course on WHS
    • 640 credit hours (15 hours a week)
    • Capacity: 40 students
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Cost: BDT 2,50,000


  • Second division or GPA 3.0 out of 5.00 in SSC and HSC examinations,
  • Second class or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 in 4 years Bachelor (Honors) degree/ Second class in 3 years Bachelor degree with one year Master degree/ Second class in 2 years Bachelor (pass) degree with 2 years Master degree/ MBBS/ BSc in Engineering or its equivalent from any recognized university.
  • Persons currently working at GOs, industries, NGO/INGOs, media, donor agencies, armed forces, and other organizations and having professional experiences in the relevant fields are encouraged to apply.


Application form can be downloaded from the bellow link or collected from the office. The filled-in application form along with all necessary documents (e.g. 2 attested copies of passport size photographs, attested copies of certificates and mark sheets of all examinations, and other documents like working experience etc.) must be submitted to contact office in person (office time). Applicant need to deposit Tk. 1000.00 with the filled-in application form before submission.

Bank Details
Account Name: DSM - Work Health and Safety
Account No: 0200008994499
Agrani Bank, Dhaka University Branch


WHS Program Office (Room No: 333),
Kazi Motaher Hossain Building (former Science Annex Building) near Central Shaheed Minar,
Dhaka University, Dhaka 1000,
Phone: 9661923-73 Extn. 7332, Mobile: 01730028091-92.