The Level 6 qualifications in Occupational Health and Safety are developed to provide learners who have, or are looking to develop into, a senior role in an organisation with responsibilities for managing health and safety policy and practice. Learners will gain the skills and knowledge to understand the legal and regulatory background to occupational health and safety policy, to 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, utilizing management systems, resources, risk and incident management, leadership, management and skills development.
M2Y refers OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Visit register of Regulated Qualifications.
IOSH has approved for accreditation the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. Students successfully completing this qualification, will be eligible to apply for Graduate level of membership Grad IOSH.
OTHM has progression arrangement with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top-up and Master’s/top-up programmes.
M2Y refers OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent level 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 consists of 07 mandatory units.
- UNIT 1: Health & Safety Management Principles and Policy
- UNIT 2: Health & Safety Management Practice.
- UNIT 3:Risk & Incident Management.
- UNIT 4:Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture.
- UNIT 5: Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment.
- UNIT 6:Health & Safety Law, Regulation and Influence.
- UNIT 7:Development of the Health & Safety Practitioner.
DURATION: 180 Days
OVERALL GRADING TYPE : PASS / FAIL
ASSESSMENT METHODS: ASSIGNMENT ALONG WITH PORTFOLIO OF EVIDENCE.
Entry Requirements: Bachelor degree (or) NQF/QCF/RQF IN LEVEL 3 & relevant field experience in health & safety…
Successful completion of Level 6 Occupational Health and Safety qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be competent in a range of Occupational Health and Safety roles.
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.
Individuals who achieve the qualification will be eligible to apply for Graduate level of membership Grad IOSH.
Those eligible for Graduate membership can then undertake a period of Initial Professional Development which will require students to provide evidence of their practice skills in a skills development portfolio (IPD). At the end of this period there will be a professional review interview.
After successful completion of this IPD process student will then be eligible for Chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH).