The level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is a qualification appropriate for health and safety professionals who are seeking to take their professional credentials a step further. It is meant for candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures in an organisation. More likely, the candidates are managers looking to improve their knowledge and skills. This Diploma is coined in a way to provide learners with the expertise required to advance a career as a health and safety practitioner and it also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.
The qualification has been accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and each qualification unit has its own unique Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN). This number will appear on the learner’s final certification document.
A minimum of a Level 5 qualification in a related sector.
A minimum of 3 years’ work experience which demonstrates current and relevant industry knowledge.
In certain circumstances, students with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the program.
All questions are compulsory, total marks are 150 & passing marks are 50%.
Total question 10 in two formats i.e.
• Short answer 5 questions (10 marks each)
• Long answer 5 questions (20 marks each)
Assessment time = Max 4 hours
The question paper will be the same for all learners
The learner can complete units 1 & 2 separately or combine.