HMS0009 - Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) course for 1st year students


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Participation of HSE course
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Participation of HSE course 100/100

Course content

The students will learn about Fire Protection and First Aid through lectures and practical exercises using fire extinguishing equipment, and exercises in heart-lung resuscitation and the use of a defibrillator. The student will also learn about fire and evacuation routines at NTNU.

The course does not provide specific training in HSE aimed at various laboratory fields and activities. This training is done by the individual departments.

Learning outcome

Students shall acquire the necessary knowledge about HSE to ensure their own and other people's safety during their study at NTNU. The theoretical and practical basic training in first aid and fire protection shall provide the students with a basis for correct handling of a fire or accident situation.

Learning methods and activities

The course has a duration of 3,5 hours and takes place between 16.15 - 19.45 PM. There will be a 10-minute break between the first aid course and the fire protection course.

First Aid: lecture and practical exercise (approx. 2 hours and 15 minutes)

Fire Protection: lecture and practical exercise (approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes). The practical exercises in using fire extinguishing equipment will be held outside.

The course is held during September and October. Each student is only required to attend the course once, and with your program of study. More information about dates will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Further on evaluation

The HSE course is mandatory and requires attendance. Attendance is registered by scanning QR-codes during the course. To pass the course, the attendance must be registered.

Course materials

Information will be given in the start of the course at BlackBoard.

More on the course



Version: 1
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Working Environment and Safety in Heavy Industry
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Health, Environment and Safety
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering


Examination arrangement: Participation of HSE course

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Participation of HSE course 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Participation of HSE course 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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