The National Diploma programme in Environmental Health is designed to produce Environmental Health personnel who will be able to organise and ensure healthy environment in homes, communities and workplaces; thereby bequeathing to the public a sustainable level of health to enable them live and perform optimally in their community.
The National Diploma in Environmental Health Science is a non-terminal one as no certificate shall be issued. This is structured to last for two years (four semesters). At the end of the National Diploma, successful students proceed to the Higher National Diploma programme for which trainee will be awarded a Higher National Diploma in Environmental Health, after another four semesters; making a total of 8 semesters for the ND and HND.
The minimum entry requirement into the National Diploma in Environmental Health Science programme is five (5) credit passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), National Examination Council (NECO) or General Certificate in Education (GCE) ordinary level at not more than two (2) sittings, their equivalent as may be approved by EHORECON or WAHEB. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one from the following: Geography, Economics, Food and Nutrition, Physics, Technical Drawing.
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