Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)

Original price was: £1,599.Current price is: £1,399.

Course Fee

Original price was: £1,599.Current price is: £1,399.

Credits

60 Credits

Duration

6 Months

Pedagogy

Online

Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)

Original price was: £1,599.Current price is: £1,399.

About this course

This accelerated Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, accredited by IOSH and Ofqual in the UK, is tailored to empower learners who currently hold or aspire to secure senior positions within organizations. The program is structured to provide the necessary knowledge and skills for effective management of health and safety policies and practices.

Upon finishing this expedited Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, participants will gain the expertise to understand the legal and regulatory context of occupational health and safety policy. Additionally, they will be adept at evaluating policies, suggesting changes, and implementing these modifications.

Learners will acquire the information and capabilities essential for policy implementation, utilization of management systems and resources, handling risks and incidents, and fostering leadership, management, and skill development.

This qualification opens doors to a variety of roles within an organization’s Health and/or Safety divisions. Successful completion of the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track) also qualifies individuals to pursue a Master’s degree or a Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management.

Individuals who successfully complete the diploma qualification are eligible to apply for membership at the Graduate level (Grad IOSH), further enhancing their professional standing.

IMPORTANT INFO

Undergraduate Level Course: Equivalent to Final Year of a 3 Year Undergraduate University Degree

This course help you to progress to:

  • MSc Healthcare Management, or
  • Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management, or
  • Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programme
  • Become eligible to gain direct entry into MBA Degree, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession

This qualification is Accredited by OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), which is a UK Government body.

Qualification Number: 603/5002/7

Key Highlights of this fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification are:

  • Program Duration: 6 Months (Regular 9 months option also available)
  • Program Credits: 60 Credits
  • Designed for working Professionals
  • Format: Online
  • No Written Exam. The Assessment is done via Submission of Assignment
  • Tutor Assist available
  • Dedicated Student Success Manager
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Regular Networking Events with Industry Professionals
  • Become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programme.
  • LSBR Alumni Status

Top Skills You Will Learn

With this fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification, learners will gain the skills and knowledge to understand the legal and regulatory background to occupational health and safety policy. They will also 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.

Who is this Program For?

This fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification is for learners who have or are looking to develop into a senior role in an organisation for managing health and safety policy and practice.

Opportunities

Individuals successfully completing the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (fast track) qualification will be eligible to apply for the Graduate level of membership Grad IOSH.

Minimum Eligibility

For entry onto the fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification, learners must have relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification. You must also be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course. No formal qualification is required from mature learners (over 21 years) who have 2 years of relevant practical experience.

Mandatory units

Below are the 7 Mandatory Units that needs to be covered for this course.  Assessment is based on submission of assignment for each of the below units.

  • Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy (8 credits)
  • Health and Safety Management Practice (10 credits)
  • Risk and Incident Management (8 credits)
  • Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture (6 credits)
  • Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment (12 credits)
  • Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence (8 credits)
  • Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner (8 credits)

University Progression

Upon successful completion of your Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track), you will also become eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programme.

  • MSc Healthcare Management
  • Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management – 6 months / 9 months
  • MBA Degree with Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification

Completion of your qualification will meet the University standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry

As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a Top-Up Degree, Master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and Overseas with advanced standing.

Progress to a Higher Qualification

After completion of this fast track qualifications.

  • Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Diploma in Education Management and Leadership – Level 7
  • Diploma in Accounting and Finance – Level 7
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care Management – Level 7
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management – Level 7
  • Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Level 7
  • Diploma in Public Administration – Level 7
  • Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership – Level 7
  • Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management – Level 7

What are the benefits of studying “Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)”

1. Rapid Career Advancement:
  • Fast-track your career with a Level 6 Diploma qualification in Occupational Health and Safety, equipping you with essential skills and knowledge in a shorter time frame.
  • Accelerate your progression into managerial roles within occupational health and safety departments across various industries.
2. Specialized Expertise:
  • Gain comprehensive understanding of risk assessment, hazard identification, and safety management systems, essential for ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Develop practical skills in implementing health and safety policies and procedures to mitigate workplace risks effectively.
3. Global Recognition and Accreditation:
  • Earn a Level 6 Diploma qualification from a prestigious institution recognized worldwide, enhancing your credibility and employability in the global job market.
  • Benefit from accreditation by relevant professional bodies, ensuring the quality and relevance of your qualification.
4. Flexible Online Learning:
  • Study 100% online through our advanced Learning Management System (LMS), offering flexibility and convenience for working professionals.
  • Access course materials, reference resources, and academic support at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Career Opportunities after completing “Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)”

Career Paths:
  • Health and Safety Officer: £30,000 – £45,000
  • Risk Assessment Manager: £35,000 – £55,000
  • Safety Coordinator: £25,000 – £40,000
  • Compliance Officer: £30,000 – £50,000
Salary Growth Over the Past 10 Years:
  • According to data from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK, salaries in occupational health and safety roles have seen consistent growth over the past decade. On average, salaries have increased by approximately 3-5% annually, reflecting the increasing demand for qualified professionals in this field.

Ideal Candidates for “Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)”

Target Audience:
  • Entry-level professionals aspiring to kick-start their career in occupational health and safety: 50%
  • Mid-career professionals seeking to enhance their skills and qualifications for career advancement: 30%
  • Individuals looking to transition into health and safety roles from related fields: 20%
Source:
  • Data compiled from industry reports, job market analyses, and feedback from professionals in the field.

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Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track)

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    For entry onto the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Fast Track) qualification, learners must possess:

    • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 Award/Diploma, OR
    • Equivalent 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
    • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course, OR
    • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience

    The following Qualifications are also accepted:

    • 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

    The qualification is offered in English.

    This fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification consists of 7 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits:

    Mandatory units:
    • Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy (8 credits)
    • Health and Safety Management Practice (10 credits)
    • Risk and Incident Management (8 credits)
    • Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture (6 credits)
    • Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment (12 credits)
    • Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence (8 credits)
    • Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner (8 credits)

    There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.

    If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.

    OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:

    • Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours,
    • Bachelor’s Degrees,
    • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE),
    • Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

    The qualification is accredited by Ofqual, UK and IOSH

    The Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is awarded by OTHM, UK and Accredited by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and IOSH

    Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (fast track) qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 7 Diplomas.

    This fast track Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes.

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    • The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
    • There are no written exams.

    Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments.  Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.

    There is no visa requirements to attend this programme

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