NVQ Level 6 Health and Safety

- ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma In Occupational Health & Safety Practice

Our most popular pathway to achieve CertIOSH – which has replaced GradIOSH.

£ 1,300

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Awarding Body Approved: ProQual

Skill level: Graduate/Certified Grade

Level 3 → Level 6 NVQ

About this course

The ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice is aimed at those who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in their organisation. Suitable for Health & Safety Consultants, Advisers and Managers alike. 

Recognised for Certified Membership of IOSH (CertIOSH) – replacing Graduate Membership. 

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This course is for you if...​

You’re an experienced practitioner

Already practising in health & safety and hold a Level 3 qualification?  This programme is your stepping stone to higher recognition and career advancement.

You’re looking to develop your skills

Looking to deepen your understanding and keep abreast of the latest in health & safety? Our programme is designed to expand your knowledge and keep you updated.

What this course entails

Our learner resources clearly advise you in the work-based evidence you will need to gather. Your work is submitted via an easy to use, e-portfolio system, which is sent to your assessor for marking and feedback. There are no examinations.

Our assessors are available to book via an online booking system, should you need any additional help or support. We provide easy to understand assignments: supported with evidence resources, articles and publications.

We take the “sting” out of the jargon and help you interpret the learning outcomes. The flexible approach to assessment means you can complete your qualification, ‘as you work’, as your work is over 50% of the qualification!

You are assessed on your competence, skills, knowledge and understanding. In simple terms, you will “show us” and “tell us”, how and why you carry out your work.

This qualification is accredited with ProQual Awarding Body.

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Occupational Health & Safety Skills

Promoting a Positive Culture

Understand and implement strategies to foster a safety-first mindset in your organisation.

Effective Communication Systems

Master the art of disseminating crucial health and safety information within your organisation.

Organisational Competence

Develop strategies to maintain and enhance health and safety competencies at an individual and organisational level.

Risk Assessment and Control

Gain expertise in identifying, assessing, and mitigating health and safety risks.

Policy Development

Learn to craft and execute effective health and safety policies.

Course breakdown

Our fully supported, assignment-based approach, helps you build a portfolio of work across 10 mandatory units.

Course Syllabus

10 Units  –  Levels 5-6


Promote a positive health and safety culture

Level 5


Develop and implement the health and safety policy

Level 6


Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information

Level 6


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

Level 5


Identify, assess and control health and safety risks

Level 5


Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Level 6


Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Level 6


Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures

Level 6


Develop and implement health and safety review systems

Level 6


Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice

Level 5

Payment options

Payment Terms are 30 days from date of invoice.

Full Payment 

£1,300 + VAT (£1,440)

6-Month Payment Plan

£1,450 + VAT (£1,740) £290 per month including VAT.

Corporate Purchase

£1,495 + VAT (£1,794)

What’s included in career paths

Professional Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety for Experienced Practitioners

Expertise into Recognised Credentials

Embark on a journey to elevate your career in the health and safety sector! If you're a seasoned professional looking to formalise your skills and gain a recognised qualification, you've found your destination. Dive deeper into what this program offers!

Seasoned Professionals as Assessors

Our team comprises elite health and safety experts, bringing real-world experience and up-to-date knowledge. They're not just assessors; they're active industry professionals who understand current trends and best practices.

Practical, Evidence-Based Learning

We emphasise real-world application. You'll compile a portfolio demonstrating your skills, directly reflecting your workplace expertise. This hands-on approach ensures you're ready for immediate, practical application in your role.

Tailored Support for Your Journey

From enrolment to completion, we guide you every step of the way. Our assessors are accessible for additional support, ensuring you understand and excel in each module.

How it works

Progress your career in three
simple steps

Gather Work-Based Evidence

Compile real-world evidence from your job, demonstrating your competence and skills.

Experts Assess & Feedback

Receive detailed feedback from seasoned professionals, guiding your learning journey.

Achieve your NVQ

Successfully complete your NVQ with support from an expert.

ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma In Occupational Health & Safety Practice

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NVQ Level 6 Health and Safety FAQ

Who is the ProQual Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice for?

This course is ideal for experienced health and safety practitioners who already possess a Level 3 qualification in the field. It's designed for those looking to advance their career, achieve higher recognition, and develop a deeper understanding of health and safety practices.

What does the course entail and how is it assessed?

The course requires gathering work-based evidence, submitted via an e-portfolio system. Assessment is based on competence, skills, knowledge, and understanding, with no examinations involved. It includes assignments supported by evidence resources, articles, and publications, with assessors available for additional support.

What are the payment options and what is included in the course fee? is it assessed?

Payment options include a full payment of £1,300 + VAT, a 6-month plan (£1,450 + VAT, £290 per month), and a corporate purchase option. The fee covers a portfolio-building process across 10 mandatory units, access to expert assessors, and tailored support throughout the course.

What People Are Saying

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