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Duration: 16-20 weeks
Credits : 60
Enrol: Anytime
Fees: £1500* (+20% VAT)
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*VAT applicable in UK

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How you’ll study
This course is studied 100% online.
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Course Duration
Study this course over minimum 16 weeks.
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Start dates
Start any day of the week. Onboarding happens within an hour.
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Approved by Ofqual in the UK and Globally recognised.
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Comprehensive study material
Learning material includes recorded lectures, presentations, ebooks specific for each unit, case studies, articles, handouts, assignment brief.
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Assessment
There are no exams. Assessment via assignments on which feedback is given.
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Overview

The Level 6 qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety are developed to provide learners who have or are looking to develop into a senior role in an organisation for managing health and safety policy and practice. Learners will gain the skills and knowledge to understand the legal and regulatory background to occupational health and safety policy, to be able to assess policies, as well as to recommend and implement policy changes. Learners will develop knowledge and skills relevant to putting policy into practice, utilising management systems, resources, risk and incident management, leadership, management and skills development. Individuals successfully completing the diploma qualification will be eligible to apply for the Certified level of membership CertIOSH.

Modules

The Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety consists of 7 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits

Mandatory units
Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy
Health and Safety Management Practice
Risk and Incident Management
Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture
Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment
Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence
Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner

Entry Requirements

• Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF certificate or diploma or equivalent recognised qualification that covers the following basic concepts within Occupational Health & Safety:
• Science and Technology
• Legal and regulatory systems
• Workplace safety and health
• Definitions of risk and risk management principles
• Principles and theories of safety and health management
• Occupational health and hygiene
• Occupational psychology
• Information technology, literacy and numeracy

Qualifications that fulfil this requirement include:
• British Safety Council Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
• British Safety Council International Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
• NCFE IOSH Level 3 Certificate in Safety and Health for Business
• NCRQ Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health and Safety
• NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
• Mature learners (over 21) with practical experience at least 2 years
• IELTS 5.5 or equivalent qualification is preferred but not essential.

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Progressions

Successful completion of a Level 6 Occupational Health and Safety qualifications provide learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be competent in a range of Occupational Health and Safety roles. Individuals who achieve the diploma qualification will be eligible to apply for Certified level of membership CertIOSH.

Those eligible for Certified membership can then undertake a period of Initial Professional Development which will require students to provide evidence of their practice skills in a skills development portfolio (IPD). At the end of this period there will be a professional review interview. After successful completion of this IPD process students will then be eligible for Chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH).

Certification

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 Qualification
Course Duration:4-6 months
Method of study: Distance Learning / Full Time / Part time
Qualification Level: 6

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