OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is developed to provide learners who have, or are looking to develop into a further 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 and 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 and management and skills development
This Course has been offered in 2 duration modes:
- 6 Months
- 9 Months
The programme is accredited by OTHM, an Ofqual regulated qualification.
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
|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|
|R/617/9092||Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment||12||40||120|
|H/617/7542||Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence||8||35||100|
|K/617/7543||Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner||8||25||80|
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 a relevant Master’s degree programme.
Assessment is via assignment submission.