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 for managing health and safety policies and practice. Learners will gain the skills and knowledge to understand the legal and regulatory background to occupational health and safety policies, to be able to assess policies, as well as to recommend and implement policy changes. Learners will develop knowledge and skills relevant to putting policies into practice, utilising management systems, resources, risk and incident management, leadership, management, and skills development.
This Course has been offered in 2 Durations modes:
- 6 Months
- 9 Months
The programme is accredited by OTHM
The programme is delivered in 2 methods:
- Blended Learning
For entry onto the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification, learners must possess:
▪ Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF certificate or diploma or equivalent recognised qualification at L3 or above
▪ Mature learners (over 21 years of age) with practical experience of at least 2 years
▪ English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
|Unit Ref. No.||Unit title||Credit||GLH||TQT|
|H/617/7539||Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy||8||30||80|
|Y/617/8526||Health and Safety Management Practice||10||40||100|
|Y/617/7540||Risk and Incident Management||8||30||80|
|Y/617/8543||Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture||6||20||60|
Successful completion of the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification provides learners with the academic knowledge, understanding and skills to work towards gaining competence in a range of Occupational Health and Safety roles. OTHM are currently applying for the qualification to be recognised as mapping to the IOSH standards to enable IOSH Graduate membership status for all certificated learners. 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.
Assessment is via assignment submission.