Occupational Health and Safety Practice NVQ Level 6 Diploma Study Mode: Part-time | Course Level: 6
The NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice is aimed at people who have Health and Safety responsibility in the workplace. This professional qualification can be gained without significant time away from the workplace.
The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English. Ideally learners should possess a NEBOSH Level 3 or above qualification but not essential.
Additionally, prospective students will be required to undertake a short telephone interview with the course tutor to check their current job role is suitable for the course and completion of the portfolio.
During this course you will study:
Health and safety emergency procedures
Health and safety audits
A positive health and safety culture in an organisation
Organisational health and safety policy
Professional development and ethics in health and safety practice
Systems monitoring and risk control
Organisational health and safety strategy
By studying this course you will:
Develop your understanding of how your actions and responsibilities contribute to Health and Safety in the workplace
Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence
Learn how to identify and define hazards and risks, how to produce risk assessments and risk control
Learn how to develop and implement effective communication systems
Learn how to develop and implement a Health and Safety policy within the workplace
Understand investigating accidents and incidents
Understand how to improve the safety performance in your workplace and how Health and Safety plays an active part in protecting the environment
Understand how to maintain knowledge and improvements of Health and Safety Practice
Assessment is in the form of continual informal assessment throughout the four days and a formal assessment on completion of the four days in the workplace. Learners will be expected to build a portfolio of evidence throughout the duration of the course.
After successful completion of this course, you could progress to be a chartered member of IOSH (CMIOSH) - you can then call yourself a professional safety and health practitioner.