Course Title Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety - City & Guilds
Level: Level 5
Code BS109

Overview of the Course

About the programme

Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (3654-06) (Revised October 2016)

About the Programme

This qualification is for learners who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in managing health and safety for the workplace. You will have an autonomous role in your organisation for managing health and safety policy and practice and you will report direct to, or be part of the senior management team. You will recommend and implement changes relevant to your role and you will be aware of cost implications and budgetary controls.

 

What does the qualification cover?

The qualification allows you to develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression to the health and safety sector.

 

Who is it aimed at?

This is a competence-based qualification and is ideal for Health and Safety Managers or people in equivalent roles who manage health and safety at work.

Entry requirements

You will have a significant degree of authority, influence and autonomy and be in a position to influence policies and procedures in your organisation as well as be able to implement changes relating to health and safety. If you do not have the relevant background, you should have completed the NEBOSH National General Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.

IOSH Graduate Membership*

If you wish to apply for IOSH Graduate Membership you will have to complete the Elective Unit 611 – Professional Development and Ethics in Health and Safety Management. This will enable you to achieve IOSH Graduate membership. Once candidates have achieved Graduate Membership, they can gain Chartered Membership by taking an open-book assessment and interview.

 

*Please note there is an additional cost for completing Unit 611 – please enquire for details.

 

Assessment Requirements

You must achieve all units from the mandatory group.

 

Course Content

You must achieve all units from the mandatory group:

402: Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information

510: Promote a positive health and safety culture.

511: Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters

512: Control health and safety risks

513: Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters

514: Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety procedures

515: Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures.

516: Develop and implement health and safety review systems

517: Develop and implement a health and safety audit.

518: Behavioural safety in the workplace

610: Develop and implement the health and safety policy

 

Elective Unit – You must complete this unit to achieve IOSH Graduate Membership.

611: Professional development and ethics in health and safety management.

 

Price – please enquire

Who is it aimed at?

This is a competence-based qualification and is ideal for health and safety managers or people in equivalent roles who manage health and safety at work.

Course content

This programme recognises a person’s competence using on-the-job performance for assessment rather than relying on examinations. Candidates are given guidance and help with the process of putting together their portfolios and are mentored by a health and safety assessor throughout. There are ten mandatory units, including promoting a positive health and safety culture, developing and implementing effective communication systems for health and safety information, and maintaining knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice.

Entry requirements

Delegates will have a significant degree of authority, influence and autonomy and be in a position to influence policies and procedures in their organisation and to implement changes relating to health and safety. Delegates must have completed the NEBOSH National General Certificate.

Qualification

City and Guilds

Details

Start Date(s) Day Time Cost Duration Subsidised? Location
1st Monday of Each Month Monday 13.00-16.00 £2,100 1 Year False Bury Town Centre

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