Courses

July 2020

  1. Occupational Safety and Health management in the construction sector

    13 - 23 July 2020

    This course is aimed at government officials involved in the enforcement of OSH legislation; OSH advisers and trainers belonging to employers' and workers' organizations involved in the promotion of OSH; and managers, supervisors and technical staff responsible for OSH in construction-sector enterprises.

  2. BOULDER MICROFINANCE, DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND RURAL AND AGRICULTURAL FINANCE TRAINING PROGRAMMES

    20 - 31 July 2020

    The Boulder Microfinance Training Programme, offered by the Boulder Institute of Microfinance at the International Training Centre of the ILO, is a two-week immersion experience, with over 20 courses to choose from. Participants are able to explore and debate issues currently facing the industry with a global network of peers and experts from MFIs, donors agencies, investors, central banks, ministries of finance, development organizations and other institutions.

August 2020

  1. SUMMER SCHOOL ON THE FUTURE OF WORK

    3 - 14 August 2020

    The world of work looks different every day. These changes - driven by technological innovation, demographics, climate change, and globalization - are unprecedented in their scale, speed, and depth. They are already radically reshaping the ways in which people work and live. This Summer School aims to stimulate innovative dialogues, training, capacity-building support and knowledge management connected to the Future of Work.

  2. Market-based livelihoods interventions for refugees and host communities

    20 - 24 August 2020

    This training course supports practitioners working with refugee communities in the design of livelihood interventions based on a solid understanding of market trends and demand. It applies the "Making markets work for the poor" (M4P) approach and draws upon the experiences and lessons learnt from joint UNHCR-ILO pilot projects that have tested the added value of market assessments and value-chain analyses in promoting the livelihoods of refugees in different countries.

  3. Employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    24 August - 4 September 2020

    The course is aimed at decision-makers from ministries and institutions responsible for social security and OSH, representatives of employers' and workers' organizations involved in the governance of OSH and social security, the technical staff of employment injury institutions, and representatives of training institutions involved in OSH and social security issues.

  4. Training of Trainers on Improving Safety and Health in Small and Micro Enterprises

    26 August - 3 September 2020

    This course aims at strengthening the institutional capacity to improve OSH and working conditions in SMEs and in the workplaces of the informal economy. This course is aimed at: Trainers and technical advisers from government institutions responsible for supporting SMEs on OSH and working conditions; Workers’ and employers’ organizations representatives involved in supporting their members in improving OSH and working conditions; Representatives of non-governmental organizations actively supporting SMEs in OSH and working conditions; Staff of technical cooperation projects supporting SMEs; Consultants, university teachers and researchers working in the fields of OSH and working conditions.

  5. Fostering green business growth

    31 August - 11 September 2020

    Green businesses save scarce resources, help maintain healthy ecosystems, minimize pollution and waste, limit greenhouse emissions, and provide green goods and services to enable more responsible consumption patterns. Green businesses are vital for a development model that delivers a triple bottom-line of prosperity, planet and people. Many entrepreneurs worldwide have understood that going green is not only good for the environment, but makes business sense too!

September 2020

  1. Distance-learning course on occupational safety and health

    7 September 2020 - 8 January 2021

    The course is aimed at trainers and advisers in OSH belonging to governmental, employers’ and workers’ organizations involved in the promotion of OSH within enterprises. The programme may also be of interest to other people from professional or industrial bodies, training institutions involved in OSH issues and, above all, managers, supervisors and technical staff in charge of OSH within enterprises.

  2. Training of Trainers SOLVE: Integrating Health Promotion into Occupational Health and Safety Policy

    7 - 18 September 2020

    The programme promotes the design of enterprise level policies and intervention programmes to improve working conditions and reduce work-related stress from an OSH occupational safety and health perspective by incorporating psychosocial hazards into the risk assessment and risk management strategy, involving both employers and workers through bipartite OSH committees at the workplace level.

  3. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    7 September 2020 - 31 August 2021

    The proposed programme combines the advantages of the academic experience and the international training experience in OSH of the organizing partners. An international approach has been applied to the contents, the methodology development and the composition of the training team. This programme involves participants from both developing and developed countries, who will have an opportunity to share their different experiences. Furthermore, it also offers a range of learning situations in which participants can enhance their analytical and problem solving skills. The course has been specifically designed for hygienists, physicians, chemists, engineers, inspectors, practitioners and officers with a university degree but without previous specialization in OSH, who are working, or wish to work, as OSH specialists.