Course

Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Duration

2 year

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualifications can help you develop your career as a health and safety practitioner in almost any industry. Achieving the Level 5 Diploma will enable you to work in positions requiring will recommend and implement changes relevant to their role, understand the cost implications and budgetary control that can effect health and safety in the workplace.

You might be the only person in your organisation with a health and safety qualification, or you might work with others in a health and safety team, or you could be on a career path towards managing your own team.

Learners can also choose to go on to take the City & Guilds Level 5 NVQ in Managing Health and Safety.
The Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualification can lead to entry for certification at higher levels through the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) and the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This level is ideal if you’re responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in your organisation. You may be a staff member, supervisor or manager looking to improve your knowledge and skills.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

To earn a qualification, you must complete mandatory units, units including:

Unit 402 Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information

Unit 510 Promote a positive health and safety culture

Unit 511 Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters

Unit 512 Control health and safety risks

Unit 513 Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Unit 514 Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Unit 515 Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures

Unit 516 Develop and implement health and safety review systems

Unit 517 Develop and implement a health and safety audit

Unit 518 Behavioural safety in the workplace

Unit 519 Influence improvements in health and safety practice
Unit 520 Develop, implement and review the organisational health and safety strategy
Unit 521 Contribute to health and safety legal actions
Unit 522 Manage contractors to ensure compliance with health and safety
Unit 523 Develop and implement the health and safety induction process
Unit 610 Develop and implement the health and safety policy
Unit 611 Professional development and ethics in Health and Safety management

ACCREDITATION