Portugese Network
There are several institutions and organizations that provide accredited courses in OSH leading to level 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the European Qualification Framework (EQF) and the National Qualification Framework. Courses leading to level 3 and 5 are accredited by the ACT - Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho (Authority for Work Conditions) that belongs to the government. For the other levels the courses are accredited by the ministry of education. There are also many specialization courses that offer training in OSH but they are not related to any degree of the EQF. Concerning the level 6 and 7 (1st and 2nd cycles of the Bologna declaration) the degrees are:

a) Instituto Politecnico de Setubal
Mestrado - Segurança e Higiene no Trabalho (2nd cycle - 2 years)
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b) Instituto Superior da Maia
Licenciatura - Segurança e Higiene no Trabalho (1st cycle - 3 years)
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c) Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração
Licenciatura - Segurança e Higiene no Trabalho (1st cycle - 3 years)
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d) Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Mestrado - Engenharia de Segurança e Higiene Ocupacionais (2nd cycle)
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For level 8 (3rd cycle) only universities can award that qualification.

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