This higher-level qualification is typically intended for senior level Managers who have specific responsibilities for the Health and Safety both in the workplace and amongst employees.
Taken entirely online through the e-Learning portal, this NVQ
Level 6 Diploma is tailored to suit the learners skills and knowledge. The assessment is completed through collection of evidence during their day to day working activities and submitted through the
e Learning platform.
As an International qualification there are no geographical restrictions on who can take the course or its application. Additionally GradIOSH and CMIOSH membership options are available though these are entirely at the discretion of the awarding body
Unit 1: Principles of health and safety management
The need for managing health and safety at work
The influence of international agencies and standards on health and safety at work
Developing and implementing a health and safety management system
Identifying and evaluating hazards and risks associated with workplace activities
Developing and implementing control strategies for managing health and safety risks at work
Reporting and investigating health and safety incidents at work
Reducing the impact of workplace activities on the environment.
Unit 2: Safeguarding people’s health in the workplace
Occupational health strategy integration with an effective health and safety management system
The effect of occupational health hazards on people
Managing the health of vulnerable persons in the workplace
Identifying and evaluating occupational health hazards and risks
Developing and implementing control strategies for managing occupational health risks.
Unit 3: Promoting a positive health and safety culture in the workplace
The importance of a positive health and safety culture within an organisation
Assessing the existing health and safety culture of an organisation
Understanding the factors that influence staff behavior
Improving the health and safety culture of an organisation
Developing and presenting a business case for improving the health and safety culture of an organisation.
The International Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health course is assessed via two written examinations and two workplace based assignments.
Unit 1: written examination only
Unit 2: written examination and practical assignment
Unit 3: practical assignment only.