Courses

September 2016

  1. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    12 September 2016 - 30 September 2017

    The general objective of the course is to facilitate the knowledge and skills required for dealing effectively with safety and health management in enterprises. The programme incorporates training sessions on all the topics and disciplines relevant to OSH, but also on the development of organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills. Study visits to 15 different productive settings are planned in order to offer direct interaction with experts in the field.

February 2017

  1. Distance learning course on occupational safety and health

    6 February - 21 July 2017

    The objective of this distance-learning course on OSH, delivered through an Internet-based platform, is to develop the competencies required for dealing effectively with occupational safety and health issues. The course has an estimated duration of 550 hours of study.

March 2017

  1. Green jobs for sustainable development: concepts and practices

    13 March - 26 May 2017

    An interactive e-learning opportunity to master the concepts and definitions associated with green jobs, involving a review of tools, selected literature and ongoing practices. An exploration of the world of work's contribution to sustainable development.

May 2017

  1. Promoting a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient development

    15 May - 9 June 2017

    In November 2015, the ILO adopted a set of guidelines for a just transition to environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all. These guidelines offer a framework for ensuring that national and global efforts to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges further employment creation goals, social justice and fair transitions for workers, enterprises and communities in an equitable manner. The course provides a review of concepts, global practices and country experiences with the objective of understanding the main policy areas of the just-transition framework and giving them practical effect at country, sector and local level.

  2. Identifying and investigating cases of forced labour and trafficking

    22 - 26 May 2017

    This course will train participants to better identify and investigate cases of forced labour, including trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation. It will introduce forced labour indicators and will address different stages of the investigative process, such as victim interviews and gathering evidence, with a focus on the pre-trial phase. Participants will be introduced to the new Protocol and Recommendation supplementing the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.29) including provisions pertaining to the protection of workers from abuses arising during the recruitment process.

June 2017

  1. Improving OSH in Small and Micro Enterprises

    12 - 23 June 2017

    The objective of this course is to provide participants with the necessary concepts, methodologies, theories and techniques, and to develop the skills required to advise on and carry out OSH management in SMEs. The course focuses on OSH issues common to SMEs with limited human and financial resources, often operating in informal situations, and disseminates the ILO principles and concepts relating to OSH, participatory approaches and economic incentives for promoting compliance in SMEs, as well as selected international good practices.

  2. Safety and Health Management at work (Course in Portuguese)

    26 - 7 June 2017

    O objetivo deste programa é fortalecer a capacidade de desenvolvimento e implementação de sistemas eficazes de gestão da segurança e saúde no trabalho (SST) nas empresas. Após a conclusão do curso, os participantes estarão familiarizados com os conceitos básicos e as principais práticas para a gestão da SST na empresa. Especifi camente, os participantes serão capazes de: - Descrever os princípios e diretrizes da OIT sobre a gestão da SST na empresa; - Descrever as principais ações e conteúdos de um sistema de gestão da SST na empresa; - Aconselhar sobre a implementação de um sistema de gestão da SST na empresa; - Analisar o sistema de gestão da SST de uma empresa e propor medidas corretivas para sua otimização; - Transferir de forma ordenada e sistemática conhecimentos sobre sistemas de gestão da SST na empresa

July 2017

  1. ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    2 - 6 July 2017

    The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes. It is highly experiential with participants receiving private consultation from renowned experts on evaluation design and implementation.

  2. Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

    10 - 14 July 2017

    Faced with an increased demand for affordable quality housing, many countries in Africa, Asia and South America have recognized the potential of green building and construction in terms of social, economic and environmental development. Greening the building and construction industry can lead to the creation of significant numbers of green and decent jobs, while contributing to environmental sustainability and improving access to quality housing, especially for lower and middle-income population groups. But how do you start "greening" your building and construction business while remaining competitive and affordable? What "eco-system" is needed to facilitate the transition to a greener built environment? What actors do you involve? What kind of policies need to be developed? What skills set is required? What are the implications for job creation? Drawing on concrete experience and case studies, this course will contribute to a better understanding of the conditions required for incubating green building and construction at country level.

September 2017

  1. Master in Occupational safety and health, 6th edition

    4 September 2017 - 30 September 2018

    The general objective of the course is to facilitate the knowledge and skills required for dealing effectively with safety and health management in enterprises. The programme incorporates training sessions on all the topics and disciplines relevant to OSH, but also on the development of organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills. Study visits to 15 different productive settings are planned in order to offer direct interaction with experts in the field.