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Duration: 12-16 weeks
Credits : 60
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £1200* (+20% VAT)
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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
Ofqual Approved
Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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The OTHM Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has been developed to enable learners to gain an understanding of health and safety practices within a working environment. The course provides an insight into how to manage workplace issues and covers the areas you would encounter in a health and safety role.

The aims of this programme will allow learners to :
• Understand the different roles and responsibilities for health and safety in the working environment
• Be aware of safety and welfare rules in the working environment
• Understand the elements of a health and social policy
• Understand the benefits of safety management systems in organisations
• Be able to review health and safety procedures across an organisation
• Be able to communicate effectively when contributing to the maintenance of a healthy and safe work environment
• Understand the importance of working with others to maintain a healthy and safe workplace.
• Understand the principles of risk assessment
• Understand about risks and control methods for workplace hazards
• Know how to manage the effects of accidents and incidents
• Be able to monitor risks and incident management

The qualification is suitable for those wishing to work in health and safety positions in a variety of sectors and will provide the real-world knowledge and skills that organisations and employer’s demand. Individuals successfully completing the qualification will be eligible to apply for Associate (AIOSH) / Technical (Tech IOSH) membership.


• Health and Safety Principles in the Working Environment (10 credits)
• Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Working Environment (14 credits)
• Principles of Risk and Incident Management in the Working Environment (10 credits)

Entry Requirements

• The OTHM Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can be offered to learners from age 16.
• There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, However, it is important that learners are able to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus
• Some working knowledge of health and safety in the work environment would be advantageous.
• UK Versity will determine language proficiency in English if English is not your native language

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Learners achieving the OTHM Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can aspire to progress towards the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification with appropriate experience.

Furthermore, learners can progress to the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification with an appropriate qualification, and progress to an MSc with UK universities and our sister company London Graduate School.


The Diploma is issued by the OTHM Qualification- Awarding Organisation. UK Versity Online Limited (Number DC1506132) is an accredited and approved delivery Centre for qualifications.

Key Facts

Awarding Body: OTHM Qualifications
Course Duration: 6 months
Method of study: Distance Learning / Full Time / Part Time
Qualification Level: 3

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