Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice – 603/7172/9
The qualification is generic in nature and therefore suitable for those fulfilling safety, advisor, officer and manager roles.
As the Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment you will need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
What do I Need To Do To Obtain this L6 Occupational Health & Safety NVQ?
This qualification consists of eight (8) mandatory units and five (5) optional components. In order to obtain the qualification delegates must achieve eighty (80) credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of seventeen (17) credits from the optional components. Your assessor will discuss this with you in detail to ensure that you focus your efforts in the correct areas and on the appropriate units.
Level 6 NVQ Occupational
Health & Safety Practice
£1,399.00 + Vat
This Level 6 qualification will assess the competence of occupational health and safety practitioners. It is aimed at those who have responsibility for the development, implementation and review of health and safety procedures within an organisation.
Our easy to use ‘on-line portfolio’ system allows delegates to take this qualification in a flexible manner at a time and location that suits them and you will be guided through the qualification requirements by your assessor at each and every step.
Once you have gathered you evidence your assessor will go through the portfolio with you, make any recommendations and provide feedback as necessary. When you have provided for the feedback and updated your portfolio (as and if necessary) it will be passed to the IQA who will review your evidence and determine whether you have successfully completed the qualification.
IOSH Accreditation and Requirements:
This programme has been accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Eligible enrolled learners can access IOSH Student Membership for the duration of their studies and, on successful completion, they will meet the academic requirements for Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership.
Graduate membership is the gateway to Chartered status. As IOSH is the only organisation in the world that offers Chartered membership to health and safety practitioners, this can help delegates achieve the highest professional standards and gain international recognition.
When delegates apply to become a Student Member of IOSH, they are required to upload proof of their student status and your assessor can direct you in making this application.
How This L6 NVQ Certificate Is Structured:
The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice consists of:
a. Mandatory units – There are eight (8) mandatory units that must be attained to achieve the qualification.
b. Optional Components – There are five (5) optional components from which delegates must attain a minimum of seventeen (17) credits to achieve the qualification.
Promote a Positive Health and Safety Culture
Develop and Implement Effective Communication Systems for Health and Safety Information
Develop and Maintain Individual and Organisational Competence in Health and Safety Matters
Control Health and Safety Risks
Develop, Implement and Review Proactive Monitoring Systems for Health and Safety
Develop, Implement and Review Reactive Monitoring Systems for Health and Safety
Develop and Implement Health and Safety Review Systems
Develop, Implement and Monitor Behavioural Safety in the Workplace
Manage Contractors to Ensure Compliance with Health and Safety
Develop and Implement Health and Safety Induction Processes
Influence and Keep Pace with Improvements in Health and Safety Practice
Develop and Implement the Health and Safety Policy
Develop and Implement Health and Safety Emergency Response Systems and Procedures
Frequently Asked Questions About The Level 6 Health & Safety NVQ:
What Will My Assessor Do?
a. Undertake an initial induction with you to determine your readiness to undertake this qualification.
b. Guide you through the NVQ process from start to finish.
c. Monitor your progress throughout the time you are undertaking your Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. This may be done in a number of different ways such as, confirming the suitability of evidence provided from your workplace activities, undertaking professional discussions with you, undertaking formal observations, requiring you to provide witness testimonials, etc.
d. Advise you as to the evidence you will need to provide in order to complete each specific unit and your overall portfolio.
e. Guide you (where appropriate) in gathering the required evidence.
f. Advise you when your portfolio is ready for submission to the accreditors Independent Quality Advisor (IQA) for the award.
How Long Does This Construction Level 6 NVQ Take To Complete?
The minimum guided learning hours for this qualification is 434 hours – this is the recommended time a learner spends in activities under the immediate guidance or supervision of a lecturer, supervisor or tutor (this includes assessment if under supervision).
The estimated TQT (Total Qualification time) for this qualification is 970 hours – this is the total time in which a delegate could reasonably be expected to achieve the qualification.
As an estimate therefore delegates can expect to complete the qualification within a three (3) to nine (9) month period.
There are however many factors that impact the time required to complete this qualification not least the delegates existing, experience and qualifications, and their preparedness/readiness to undertake it.
A number of delegates will be in a position where they can gather evidence very quickly whilst others may require considerably more time. At Goldcross our, Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice programme, runs for a 12 month period with full assessor suport, should it be required.
Are There Any Examinations?
Unlike academic qualifications the NVQ is an assessment of your vocational ability and as such there is no examination requirement. You will however be required to build an ‘on-line’ portfolio providing work-based evidence that you meet the specified standards. We will guide you through this process!
Why Should I Do This NVQ?
This qualification enables the learner, to recognise their skills, knowledge and understanding and demonstrate their competence in the workplace when carrying out the role of a Health and Safety Advisor, Officer, Manager.
Employers throughout industry recognise the validity of NVQs and readily encourage individuals to undertake them and as such they will stand you in good stead throughout your career.
This programme has been accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Eligible enrolled students can access IOSH Student Membership for the duration of their studies and, on successful completion, they will meet the academic requirements for Graduate (GIOSH) membership. As IOSH is the only organisation in the world that offers Chartered membership to health and safety practitioners, this can help you achieve the highest professional standards and gain international recognition.
Is This Construction Level 6 NVQ Accredited?
What Payment Options Are There?
This NVQ can be paid for via the Goldcross Training interest free ‘payment plan, allowing you to spread payment over a four (4) month period should you require to do so. This option will be available on the purchase screen if booking online or can be requested when booking over the telephone.
Please note that Goldcross training requires full payment for the NVQ prior to its submission to the IQA for assessment.
Will I Receive a Certificate Upon Completion?
Complete it At Your Own Pace
We will track and monitor your progress to help you stick to your deadline.
Easy to Use Online Portfolio System
A simple to use e-portfolio system so that you can focus on gathering the evidence.
Ongoing Support Throughout
We will be there to support and encourage you throughout the process.
Internationally Recognised Accreditor
You can be sure that that your qualification is recognised professionally.