Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational

Health and Safety Practice

The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualification is aimed

at candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures

day-to-day in their organisation. They may be a staff member, supervisor or manager

looking to improve their knowledge and skills.

This is now the preferred route to Graduate and Chartered Membership status.

Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete all of the 10 Mandatory units:

  • 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 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 
  • Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice 

This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of

competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s

skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. 

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their

achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: - observation report by assessor

- assignments/projects/reports

- professional discussion

- witness testimony

- candidate product

- worksheets

- record of oral and written questioning

- Recognition of Prior Learning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to


Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Your appointed assessors and Quality Assurers are Chartered Members of IOSH

Prices start at £2,195 

We also deliver NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Safety & Health too!

Call 07949044888 for information