Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (RQF)

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Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (RQF) – £999.99

The Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice is aimed at learners who have responsibilities relating to developing and implementing health and safety procedures. Learners could be a manager, supervisor or a staff member who want to enhance their skills for their practice or simply would like to see their practice from another perspective.

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As the course is online based, students have 12 months access to our online learning platform to study completely at their own pace. Learners will work through written essays using our provided learning materials that can be accessed through our online learning platform. Moreover, there are several requirements which must be met via workplace observation.

The guided learning hours for this qualification are 532 hours and most students are certified within 6-8 months; however, you do have the full 12 months to complete the course.

Who Should Do This Course?

Learners who are currently in practice regulating health and safety but want a better understanding or a new approach should complete this course. The practical aspect of the qualification means the course should be completed by anyone who is in a voluntary or paid role in the sectors such as:

  • Energy
  • Oil and gas
  • Retail
  • Corporate business
  • Construction

Awarding Body

We are an approved centre with ProQual, meaning we can offer approved qualifications through this OFQUAL-regulated, fully accredited awarding body. Working alongside ProQual, we aim to help learners achieve the best results. The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Health and Safety Practice (RQF) is a recognised and fully-accredited qualification that can lead to IOSH membership. Completion of the whole qualification is a prerequisite for beginning the process of professional body membership.

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The ten units that all learners must complete to gain this qualification are:

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture
  • Develop and implement the health and safety policy
  • Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
  • Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters
  • Identify, assess and control health and safety risks
  • Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety
  • Develop and implement active monitoring systems for health and safety
  • Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
  • Develop and implement health and safety review systems
  • Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice

This qualification is suitable for learners of 19 years of age and above.

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners must be in a voluntary or paid role within the sector.


At 5 Star Courses, we pride ourselves knowing our fees are completely all inclusive. Our fees include:

  • Support team – You will receive live support throughout the duration of your course. Our amazing Support Team are available around the clock through our support system, just submit a ticket with your query and we will provide a same day response!
  • Knowledge base – Learners are provided with access to our Knowledge Base system, which is full of useful videos, articles, and documents to assist you throughout the course.
  • Rapid marking response – Submissions of work aim to be marked within 5 working days to ensure that you progress through your course as efficiently as possible.
  • No deadlines – We do not impose any deadlines on our courses; you can complete the qualification entirely at your own pace throughout the duration of the course.
  • Learning resources – All courses have a variety of learning materials, ranging from advice leaflets to PowerPoint presentations. These resources are accessible on our learning platform.
  • Accredited certification – You will receive your accredited certificate and unit transcript free of charge from our approved awarding body at no extra cost!
  • Course units – All units and assignments are included within the price and can be accessed at any point during the 12 months access to the learning platform.

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