Level 5 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

What topics are covered by the course?

There are eleven mandatory units in the City & Guilds Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. To obtain Graduate Membership of IOSH, you will need to complete an additional unit – Professional development and ethics in health and safety management.
You will need to demonstrate knowledge and competence in all the following mandatory units to gain the qualification:
• Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
• Promote a positive health and safety culture
• Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters
• Control health and safety risks
• Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety
• Develop and implement reactive 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
• Develop and implement a health and safety audit
• Behavioural safety in the workplace
• Develop and implement the health and safety policy
Additional unit required to gain IOSH Graduate membership
• Professional development and ethics in health and safety management

Who should attend?

This course is well suited to NEBOSH Certificate holders who wish to gain a ... that the candidate can demonstrate the competence needed within their work role. ... extremely successful one and we hope to replicate this with future trainees.

What will I be able to do on completion?

City and Guilds Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice.

How will I be assessed?

There are no examinations with this qualification and it is therefore not possible to fail, candidates are either “competent” or “not yet competent”. Assessment of performance is made by consideration of the results of work-based activities to meet each unit’s assessment criteria.
You will produce a personal portfolio demonstrating understanding and application of skills to meet the assessment criteria. You will present your evidence to your assessor during planned assessment periods. If you select our online option you can submit evidence of the work you have done to meet the criteria through our e-portfolio system. Your assessor will determine the extent to which your evidence confirms completion of the assessment criteria. Feedback is provided and work to meet the criteria can be re-submitted until completion. The administration team monitor your progress to offer support and guidance throughout the qualification.

As an alternative to a paper-based portfolio, our e-portfolio system allows you to provide evidence from anywhere at anytime, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Using our e-portfolio means secure storage of evidence with no bulky paper-based portfolios to manage, store or send through the post. Our e-portfolio system enables clear and easy communication between you and your assessor.
Depending on your location, it may be necessary to make additional charges to carry out a mandatory (new City & Guilds requirements for this qualification) workplace observation and assessment of evidence.

The City & Guilds Level 5 NVQ Diploma, with the addition of the professional development and ethics unit, is recognised as meeting the requirements for Graduate membership (Grad IOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH – www.iosh.co.uk), providing a progression path to Chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH). It is also accepted by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management ((IIRSM – www.iirsm.org) as meeting the academic requirements for full membership (MIIRSM).

We provide a face-to-face assessment package at our premises for those candidates that prefer this approach. The package includes an induction workshop and seven one-to-one assessment sessions at our premises over a 12 month period.
Alternatively, the induction, submission and assessment of evidence can be conducted on-line, using our e-portfolio system. You can upload evidence at any time so that it is ready for your seven pre-planned remote assessment sessions. If you choose e-portfolio assessments, you can opt to have your assessments as face-to-face sessions at our premises if you prefer.
In addition to our standard package we offer a premium package which benefits from five one-to-one mentor support sessions over a 12 month period. This provides additional personal guidance on how you can develop and gather evidence of your successful completion of your NVQ activities. Your mentor gets to know you and your organisation and can provide a valuable link to completion of the qualification efficiently.

Guide Price: Standard package £1650 + VAT + £125 City & Guild fees Premium package £2350 + VA

Delivery: Other
Category: Occupational Health and Safety »
Duration: 12 month
Qualification: Level 5 NVQ in Occupational Health & Safety

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