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What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal qualifications required for this qualification other then you need to be employed in a job role which meets the criteria of the qualification.

What does this programme involve?

The Level 5 Diploma is designed for health and safety practitioners who have the ability and scope to develop, implement, monitor and review policies and procedures in relevant health and safety management matters. Those who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in managing health and safety for the workplace. They will have an autonomous role in their organisation for managing health and safety policy and practice. They will report to or be part of the senior management team. They will recommend and implement changes relevant to their role. They will be aware of the cost implications and budgetary control.
This course is designed to assess and verify knowledge and competence in the application and management of occupational health and safety.
Recognised by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health as meeting the academic requirements for graduate membership (Grad IOSH) The level 5 Mandatory units are: 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 heath 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 Develop and implement the health and safety policy

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

This level is ideal if you're responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in your organisation. You may be a staff member, supervisor or manager looking to improve your knowledge and skills.
To earn a qualification, you must complete nine mandatory units, including:

-Promote a positive health and safety culture
-Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
-Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

CAOHD5

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
OHSD5 Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible £1,650.00 £1,650.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

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