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Professional Development and Training

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Learn from world-leading experts in the field of system safety engineering

About us

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Here at York, we offer you the opportunity to stay at the forefront of your profession, ensuring that you meet the ever-changing challenges in safety engineering today.

We have short courses in the discipline of system safety engineering, enabling you or your employees to learn alongside your work, ensuring your skills are fully up to date.

We can also tailor our programmes to ensure they’re just right for your business and your workforce.

Find out more about how we can maximise your employees' potential through bespoke training: email our Business & Partnerships team at


Find out more about our short courses - 2021/2 dates now available

Our courses

Our short courses provide a comprehensive grounding in the principles of system safety engineering, including:

  • Hazard identification and analysis
  • Risk assessment and management
  • System safety justification and certification
  • Through life safety
  • Safety management systems

You can choose to study our short courses as individual units, or use them to count towards one of our recognised postgraduate awards:

Why study at York?

  • Learn from internationally respected experts in the field
  • Choose to study for a recognised postgraduate award
  • Learn core principles that are transferable across different industries
  • Refresh your knowledge to enhance job performance
  • Study in manageable one-week blocks

Contact us

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How to Apply

Explore our upcoming short courses in System Safety Engineering.

To book your place, please complete the following documents:

Email your completed forms to our Admissions Team at

Payment for your place can also be made online by clicking the 'Book online' button on each short course page.

Professional Accreditation

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