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Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

The Level 6 Diploma is a qualification for health and safety professionals wishing to progress their careers. Holders of the Level 6 Diploma can apply for graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH). Many then progress to become chartered members (CMIOSH).

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Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

The Level 6 Diploma is a qualification for health and safety professionals wishing to progress their careers. Holders of the Level 6 Diploma can apply for graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH). Many then progress to become chartered members (CMIOSH).

Our Diploma course has been designed by a team of experts from health and safety, and education. The focus is on practical health and safety management that can be applied in your workplace and intensive examination preparation.

Select a study option:

In your workplace

Distance learning

Why choose the British Safety Council?

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    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

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    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

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    Study skills and examination technique are embedded throughout.

What's in it for me?

The Level 6 Diploma is sought-after by employers. Gaining this qualification will boost your career prospects. Diploma holders can apply for graduate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH). Many then progress to become chartered members (CMIOSH).

If you have any questions about our occupational health and safety training courses, please visit our FAQs page.

Qualification overview

The qualification is divided into three units:

Unit 1 - Principles of health and safety management

Unit 2 - Safeguarding people’s health in the workplace

Unit 3 - Promoting a positive health and safety culture in the workplace

Assessment

 Unit 1 is assessed by a 3-hour written examination

Unit 2 is assessed by a 2.5-hour written examination and a workplace-based assignment

Unit 3 is assessed by a workplace-based assignment

Examinations are held three times a year in Birmingham, London and Manchester.

Assessment fees: £350

In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course on dates of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows students to keep in touch with work.

The five-week course can is delivered as five 1-week blocks

Assessment is via two written examinations and two workplace-based assignments. Examinations are held three times a year in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Why in your workplace?

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    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Class discussions can be company-specific

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    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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Distance Learning

If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then distance learning is the answer.

The structured programme includes study texts, PDF PowerPoint presentations, research tasks and practice questions. Progress is tracked and tutor support is available via e-mail.

Assessment is via two written examinations and two workplace-based assignments. Examinations are held three times a year in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

 

Why distance learning?

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Tutor support via e-mail

What's next?

You can start study via distance learning at any time.

Distance Learning | £1495 (exc. VAT and assessment fee) | Register your interest

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Units 1, 2 and 3 can be purchased separately

Single unit | £550 (exc. VAT and assessment fee) | Register your interest

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