Health Technology for National Development
 
 
 
 
 

NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Entry Requirements
The Minimum Entry requirements into the National Diploma in Environmental Health Science Programme is five (5) credit passes in the Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE), National Examination council (NECO) or General Certificate  of Education (GCE) ordinary level in not more than two (2) sittings or their equivalent as may be approved by  EHORECON and WAHEB. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and chemistry.
Duration of Course: Two (2) Years

 

100 Level;  First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT 101

Introduction to Medical Sociology

2

CSC 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

MTH 101

General Mathematics

3

EHT 104

Introduction to Environmental Health

2

GLT 104

General Laboratory Technique

3

PHY 101

General Physics

3

CHM 101

General Chemistry

3

GST 101

Use of English

2

 

Total

21

 

100 Level Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PTD 111

Technical Drawing

2

BQS103

Building Sanitation

3

STB 211

Introduction to  Microbiology

3

EHT 102

Introduction to Demography

1

EHT 103

Introduction to Biochemistry

2

STA 101

Introduction to Statistics

2

DTH 115

Human Anatomy and Physiology

2

PHM 101

Introduction to Pharmacology

2

EHT 106

Health Ecology

2

 

Total

19

 

200 Level; First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT 201

Principle of Epidemiology  and Diseases Control

3

EHT 202

Entomology and Pest Control

3

NUD 223

Food Science and Nutrition

2

EHT 203

Environmental and Public Health Parasitology

3

EHT 204

Solid Waste Management

3

GNS 227

Citizenship Education

1

PEL 217

Technical Report Writing

1

EHT 205

Health Agencies (National International )

1

EHT 206

Environmental  Laboratory              I

3

EHT 330

Project in Environmental Health

3

 

Total

20

 

200 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT 207

Principle and Practice of First Aid

2

EHT 208

Water Sanitation

3

EHT 209

Food Hygiene and Inspection

3

EHT 210

Public  Health Law and Ethics

2

EHT 211

Primary Health Care Delivery System

3

EHT 212

Sanitary  Inspection of Premises

2

EHT 213

Introduction to Immunology

3

 

Total

18

 

DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS (EVT)
Entry Requirements
Candidates must possess three (3) credits passes including English Language, Biology or Health Science plus any one from the following: Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, and Technical Drawing. A pass in Mathematics would an added advantage. And two any other passes in not more than two sittings at  General Certificate of Education (GCE), West African School Certificate (WAEC), National Examination Commission (NECO) or Teachers Certificate Grade II (TC II) certificate.
 Duration of Course: Three (3) Years


100 Level; First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

GNS 101

Use of English

3

EVT 101

Elementary Microbiology

3

EVT 103

Introduction to Rural Sociology

2

EVT 105

Environmental Health Ethics

1

EHT 111

Introduction to Environmental Health

2

BCH 111

General and Physical Chemistry

3

DTH 115

Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

GNS 127

Citizenship Education

1

MTH 112

Algebra and Elementary Trigonometry2

2

 

Total

20

 

100 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EVT 102

Introduction to Environmental Pollution

2

EVT 104

Water Supply and  Treatment Technology

2

EVT 106

Public Health Social Services

1

EVT 108

Building Sanitation

3

EVT 110

Food and Nutrition

2

PTD 111

Technical Drawing

3

COM 111

Introduction to Computers

2

EVT 112

Primary Health are Concepts and Practice

1

EEH 001

Energy Issues in Nigeria

1

EHT 121

Structure and Organs of Carcass

2

 

Total

19

 

Practical 1 –Second Year; First Semester

S/No

Posting Units

1

Local Government Health Department (Administration)

2

Nutritional and Food Control Unit

3

Waste  Management Department

4

PHC Department

5

Water Treatment Plant

6

House to House Inspection

7

Food Premises Inspection

8

Slaughter Houses

9

Market and Regulated Premises

 

200 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PEL 017

Technical Report Writing

1

EVT 202

Vector of Medical Importance

2

EVT 204

First AID Management and Care

3

EVT 206

Elementary Parasitology

2

EVT 208

Immunity and Public Health

2

EVT 209

House to House Inspection  and Report

3

EVT 210

Introduction to Health Statistics

2

EVT 213

Research Methods in Environmental Health

2

EHT 212

Community Diagnosis and Mobilization

2

EVT 212

General Laboratory Techniques

3

 

Total

22

 

Practical II –Third Year (300 level);First Semester

S/No

Posted Unit

1

Epidemiological Unit

2

Vector Control Unit

3

Occupational Health Unit

4

Maintenance Of Equipment

5

Disease Inspection And Control

6

Medical Laboratory Department

7

Immunization Unit

8

Nutrition Unit

9

Hospital Waste Management

 

300 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EVT 302

Pesticides Handling and Safety

2

EVT 304

Food Hygiene

3

EVT 306

Community Sanitation

2

EVT 308

Equipment and Maintenance

2

EVT 310

Public Health Laws and History

3

EVT 312

Waste Disposal

2

EVT 314

Occupational Health and Safety

2

EVT 211

Introduction to Health Education

2

EHT 214

Principles Of Epidemiology and Disease Control

2

 

Total

20

 

 

CERTIFICATE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANTS (EHA)
Entry Requirements
Candidates must possess four (4) passes which must include Biology or Health Science, Chemistry, Physics, Nutrition, General Science or Integrated Science at GCE, SSCE, NECO, GRADE II or NABTEB. A pass in English Language will be an added advantage.
Duration of Course: Two (2) Years
100 Level; First Semester

 

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHA 001

Basic Science

2

EHA 003

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

3

EHA 005

Introduction to Environmental Health

3

EHA 007

Introduction to Rural Sociology

2

EHA 009

Environmental Health Ethics

1

EHA 011

Introduction to Control of Communicable Diseases

1

EHA 013

Introduction to Primary Health Care

2

EHA 10

Use of English

2

 

 

100 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHA 002

Community Sanitation

3

EHA 004

Basic Principles of Health Education

3

EHA 006

Public Health Laws

2

EHA 008

Safety At Work Places

2

EHA 010

Vector Control

2

EHA 012

Basic Health Statistics

2

EHA 016

Immunization

2

 

Total

16

 

200 Level; First Semester: Practical Attachment
The students will spend six (6) months on the practical attachment at the following designated units:

S/no

Designated Units/Areas

1

Local Government Health Department

2

Birth And Death Registration Units

3

Entomology Units

4

State Epidemiological Unit

5

Slaughter House/Abattoir

6

Medical Laboratory Unit

7

Malaria Control Unit

8

Any Other Public Health Institutions

9

 

 

200 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHA 014

Waste Disposal

3

EHA 018

Control of Communicable Disease

2

EHA 020

Water Sanitation

2

EHA 022

Health Education II

2

EHA 024

Vector Control II

2

EHA 026

First AID Management

2

EHA 028

Food Hygiene

3

 

Total

16

 

 

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Environmental Health
Entry Requirements
A Pass in National Diploma in Environmental Health plus five (5) Ordinary Level credit Passes in GCE to include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Duration of Course: Two (2) Years

100 Level , First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT 301

Epidemiology

3

EHT302

Meat Inspection Hygiene and Sanitation

3

EHT303

Ecology

3

EHT304

Biostatistics

3

EHT305

Public Health Economics

1

EHT306

Control of Communicable Diseases

2

EHT307

Community Sanitation

2

EHT308

Sewage and Waste Water Mgt

3

EHT315

Introduction to Environmental and Public Health Biotechnology

2

 

Total

22

 

 

100 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT309

Pollution Control

2

EHT311

Solid Waste Management

3

EHT312

Environmental Toxicology

3

EHT313

Water Quality Management

2

EHT314

Immunology and Immunization

3

EHT316

Public Utilities and Environment Health

2

EHT317

Industrial  Layout, Landscaping and Planning

2

 

 

200 Level; First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT401

Research Methodology in Environmental Health

3

EHT402

Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Management

1

EHT404

Management and Administration of Programme

2

EHT405

Contemporary Issues in Environmental Health

3

EHT406

Seminar Presentation in Environmental Health

2

EHT407

Health Promotion and Education

3

EHT408

Pesticides

2

 

Total

16

 

200 Level; Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

EHT409

Sanitary Inspection of Premises

2

EHT410

Environmental Health Services

2

EHT412

Public Health Laws and Polices.

3

EHT413

Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment

3

EHT414

International Health Control

2

EHT415

Pest Management Equipment and Machinery

2

EHT403

Occupational Health and Safety

3

EHT411

Research Project Environmental Health

4

 

Total

21

 

 

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