Environmental Health plays a vital role in man’s health and that Environmental Health Management forms are the bedrock on which a lasting foundation for Health care delivery can be based, we believe in the promotion and maintenance of physical, mental and social well being of the individual and the community at large and the control of factors in physical, chemical, biological and psychological environment that are detrimental to humans.
DURATION / STRUCTURES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Diploma courses for EVT is structured to last for Three (3) years. This incorporates two to four months of supervised field and practical skills.
Prospective candidates should obtain application from the secretary to Director of Studies. The form should be completed and submitted back. Recognizing the fact that many candidates may be civil servants who will intend to obtain official permission at their places of work, entry examinations holds twice. The first one holds in June/July while the second holds in August/September. Successful candidates are required to pay acceptance fee and obtain admission letter. Academic activities normally resumes between September and October.
Prior to commencing the Environmental Health Technician course, a candidate must produce evidence of holding on of the following qualifications:
General Certificate of Education (GCE), West African School Certificate (WAEC), National Examination Commission (NECO) or Teachers Certificate (TC II) with five (5) Passes in any of the aforementioned Certificates.
Note that the five (5) passes must include three (3) Credit Passes in any of the following subject: English, Biology, Health Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing and any other subject. Mathematics would be an added advantage.
For the purpose of this syllabus, Science Subjects means and includes Biology, Chemsitry, Physics, General Science, Integrated Science and Health Science. All these should be obtained at not more than Two (2) sittings.
Holders of Environmental Health Technician Diploma with the HND requirements should be admitted directly to first year HND Environmental Health. Holders of EHA, DSA, CHA/CHEW, Pharmacy Assistants and MLA with two years post qualification experience can be admitted at 200 Level of Environmental Health Technician Diploma provided they fulfill the basic conditions.