Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.

Course Fee

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.

Credits

60 Credits

Duration

9 Months

Pedagogy

Online

Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Original price was: £1,399.Current price is: £1,199.

About this course

The Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, accredited by IOSH and Ofqual in the UK, is specifically crafted for individuals aspiring to or currently holding senior positions within organizations. This program aims to furnish learners with the essential knowledge and skills required to effectively manage health and safety policies and practices.

Upon successfully completing the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, participants will gain the expertise needed to understand the legal and regulatory framework surrounding occupational health and safety policies. Additionally, they will be capable of evaluating existing policies, proposing changes, and overseeing their implementation.

Participants will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for implementing policies, utilizing management systems and resources, handling risks and incidents, and honing leadership and management abilities. This qualification opens doors to various roles within the Health and/or Safety divisions of an organization. Moreover, it serves as a stepping stone, making individuals eligible to pursue a Master’s qualification or a Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management.

Successfully completing this diploma also qualifies individuals to apply for Graduate level membership (Grad IOSH), further solidifying their standing in the field.

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 Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification are:

  • Program Duration: 9 Months (Fast Track 6 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 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 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 qualification will be eligible to apply for the Graduate level of membership Grad IOSH.

Minimum Eligibility

For entry onto the 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, 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 completing Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Upon completion of this 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”

1. Enhanced Career Prospects:
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in occupational health and safety, making you a valuable asset to employers in various industries.
  • Improve your career advancement opportunities by demonstrating your commitment to workplace safety and compliance.
2. Industry-Relevant Expertise:
  • Acquire expertise in risk assessment, hazard identification, and safety management systems, essential for ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Stay updated with the latest regulations and best practices in occupational health and safety, contributing to organizational compliance and efficiency.
3. Global Recognition and Accreditation:
  • Earn a Level 6 Diploma qualification from a prestigious institution recognized worldwide, enhancing your credibility in the global job market.
  • Benefit from accreditation by relevant regulatory bodies, ensuring the quality and relevance of your qualification.
4. Flexibility and Convenience:
  • Study 100% online through our state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS), allowing you to balance your studies with personal and professional commitments.
  • Access study materials, reference books, videos, presentations, and academic support anytime, anywhere.

Career Opportunities after completing “Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety”

Career Paths:
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Environmental Health Officer
Salary Range (in GBP):
  • Health and Safety Manager: £40,000 – £70,000
  • Risk Manager: £45,000 – £80,000
  • Compliance Officer: £35,000 – £60,000
  • Environmental Health 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 have experienced a consistent growth trend over the past decade. On average, salaries have increased by approximately 4% annually, reflecting the increasing demand for qualified professionals in this field.

Ideal Candidates for “Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety”

Target Audience:
  • Health and safety professionals seeking to advance their careers: 50%
  • Individuals looking to transition into health and safety roles: 30%
  • Managers responsible for workplace safety: 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

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    For entry onto the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety 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.

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

    The qualification is accredited by Ofqual, UK

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

    The course 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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