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Award in Office Ergonomics

Detailed Information

Starting Date:22 February 2022
Time:17:30 till 19:30hrs
Lecture Days:Tuesdays
Duration:10 Sessions
Contact hours:20
MQF Level5
Trainers:Dr Carlo Conti
Mr Luke Camilleri
Ms Joanne Cardona
Mr Andre Muscat
Mr Darren Sillato
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme or 75% back through the Training Pays Scheme
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Course Objective

This study programme aims to tackle a niche in the local market preparing students to assess and modify the office environment, in particular the workstation to make it suitable for the needs of employees.

This course will tackle ergonomics from a biopsychosocial perspective putting the needs of the individual first; to understand and offer the support required for them to carry out their task whilst safeguarding their well-being.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be in a unique position to understand and suggest work-stations that are more suitable for the needs of each individual.

This course will have a direct influence on increasing the well-being and productivity of office based workers

Who should attend?

Any person who wishes to understand ergonomics particularly HR Managers, Project Managers, Interior/Office Designers, Furniture and Office Equipment Designers and Health & Safety Officers.

Mode Of Assessment

Participants will be asked to submit 1 assignment.

Entry Requirements

An MQF Level 4 qualification related to sciences or at least 2 years’ experience working in Human Resources or in an Executive/Supervisory/Managerial position or in furniture design.


In accordance with the Academy’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy

The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.
Get Your Money BackEmployers can get their money back through
€367.50 will be refunded through the Get Qualified SchemeEmployers applying for the IIS Scheme under the 2nd Call will be eligible to receive a subsidy of €25.85 per trainee per hour in the case of training costs and €5.20 for wage costs.
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€393.75 will be refunded through the Training Pays Scheme
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Detailed Time Table

1. Introduction: sitting and ergonomics – 22 February 2022

2. The biology and physics of Sitting – basic concepts brought to mind – 1 March 2022

3. The Anatomy of Sitting – 8 March 2022

4. Pathologies from Sitting  Part 1 – 15 March 2022

5. Pathologies from Sitting  Part 2 – 22 March 2022

6. The Psychology of Sitting – 29 March 2022

7. Health and Safety at the Office – 5 April 2022

8. Exercise at the Office for Office Workers – 26 April 2022

9. Office Equipment and Peripherals – 3 May 2022

10. Setting up a workstation – 17 May 2022

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