Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
The City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice is designed for those involved in the practical application and/or management of health and safety and is appropriate to learners from a variety of sectors including Energy, Oil & Gas, Retail, Corporate Business, and Construction.
They will have an autonomous role in their organisation for managing health and safety policy and practice. They will report direct to or be part of the senior management team. They will recommend and implement changes relevant to their role. They will be aware of cost implications and budgetary control.
This qualification is particularly relevant to those people in the construction industry who fulfil the role of Principal Contractor/Principal Designer (CDM) i.e. those individuals appointed by the client to take control of the pre-construction phase of any project involving more than one contractor.
What are the benefits of this Level 5 NVQ?
Frequently asked questions
All of our Health and Safety assessors are either Members/Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) or Members of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). They are highly experienced, professionals who are in a position to add real value to your qualification.
We carefully select a particular assessor for each individual learner to ensure that your workplace experiences are aligned, so that any guidance provided is useful, relevant and rewarding.
Your assessor will provide advice and feedback on request via phone, Skype, email and through our ePortfolio system.
Achievement of the Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice is entirely down to the learner’s own motivation.
We provide support for a period of 12 months, however this qualification is realistically achievable within 3-6 months.
This qualification is primarily delivered interactively, online using through our unique and simple to use online ePortfolio system.
It is however a City & Guilds requirement that an on-site observation of practice by a qualified assessor must also be carried out for a minimum of one mandatory unit.
Achievement of this Level 5 Diploma enables individuals to apply for professional status with the following organisation:
- Graduate Membership of The Institution of Occupational Safety & Health
Learners that complete the optional unit 611 and take advantage of this memberships will be eligible to use the following post-nominal letters after their name:
John Smith Grad IOSH
Once enrolled onto this qualification you will be eligible to apply for the Red Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager CSCS card right away. This card is issued on a temporary basis and demonstrates that you are working towards an NVQ.
Once the NVQ has been completed the Red CSCS card can be upgraded to the CSCS Black Card.
The Level 5 Diploma in Occupational health and Safety Practice is a UK regulated qualification, it is valid for life and does not expire.
CADUK are an Award Winning NVQ centre that have delivered over 1000 construction-related NVQs.
The online ePortfolio system that we developed ourselves was recently recognised at the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Star Awards at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for our “unique approach to delivering qualifications”.
We strongly believe that the true value of an NVQ is only realised when the qualification has been earned. Experienced people can gain so much by actually going on a journey of self reflective practice, empowering themselves with knowledge by taking ownership of their qualification, then being judged and challenged honestly and professionally by an industry expert.
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