Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Health and Safety Leadership and Management

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The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Health & Safety Management and Leadership qualification is aimed at candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in any organisation. They are likely to be managers looking to improve their knowledge and skills.

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Qualification Profile

Qualification title                                           ProQual Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Health & Safety Leadership and Management
Ofqual qualification number                                   603/6851/2
Level                                                                             Level 7
Total qualification time                                             500 hours
Guided learning hours                                              260
Assessment                                                                 Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff
External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment. This qualification is approved for candidates aged 19+

Candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Risk-based safety systems management
Safety culture, sustainability and the global effect on performance
Digital technologies and incident investigation
Development as a strategic manager
Establish business risk management processes

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff
Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and/or occupationally competent. Requirements for Trainers, Assessors and IQA Verifiers are set out below:

Trainers must be appropriately qualified and occupationally competent in the areas in which they are training. They must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in occupational health and safety for which they will be training and supervising. Trainers must hold:
i) a level 6 or Level 7 qualification in occupational health and safety ii) a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or equivalent
iii) minimum membership level of IOSH at GradIOSH level

Assessors
For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor who is suitably qualified and occupationally competent in the areas in which they are assessing. They must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in occupational health and safety for which they will be assessing.

Assessors must hold:
i) an appropriate assessor qualification, such as:
• Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
• Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
• Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
ii) a Level 6 or Level 7 qualification in occupational health and safety iii) minimum membership level of IOSH at GradIOSH

Internal Quality Assurance
For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one IQA Verifier who is suitably qualified and occupationally competent in the areas in which they are internal quality assuring. They must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in occupational health and safety for which they will be internal quality assuring and must demonstrate that they have undertaken Continued Professional Development (CPD) to maintain and update their skills and knowledge.