Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice

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?

Graduate IOSH Membership (Grad IOSH)
Access to CSCS Black Card
CDM 2015 Compliance
Increased Earning Potential
Enhanced Employment Opportunities

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:

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.

See some of our reviews further down the page, or follow this link to see what our learners are saying about us.

Qualification cost

£2100 + VAT

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This City & Guilds qualification is a great route to Graduate membership of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (GradIOSH) and a Black CSCS Card.Gary Pollard MCIOB, Managing Director

Here's what our customers are saying

Ewan Davies-Smith MCIOB
Babcock International Group
"I completed my NVQ7 and found CADUK to be extremely professional from start to finish. I was working in a remote location at the time, the online portal enabled me to upload my evidence and write ups for review as I completed each part. This, along with the ability for the assessor to provide very quick feedback, showed to me why CADUK are at the forefront of delivering NVQ qualifications."
Michael O'Byrne MCIOB
Colmore Tang Construction Ltd
I recently completed the NVQ Level 7 in Senior Construction Management and immediately went on to get my CSCS Black Management Card. I then successfully applied for MCIOB, Chartered Construction Manager. The support and encouragement I got from the team was fantastic. This has opened up a lot of doors for me and I highly recommend using CADUK.
Darren Allen MCIOB
Bluu Qatar
"The opportunity to study with CADUK provides a platform for the future in the Middle East. It's the most direct route into the CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) that is recognised worldwide. For me personally obtaining the Level 7 was money well spent. I achieved a qualification that suited my lifestyle and allowed me to obtain corporate identity within an established institute.

Keep up the good work CADUK, you make a difference in people's lives"

David Andrews MCIOB
Doha Metro (Qatar)
"I have completed my NVQ Level 7 in Construction Senior Management and I cannot speak highly enough of all members of their team. They provided me with an excellent service throughout and it was money well spent. I gained a vast amount of knowledge from each completed unit and it has already shown its benefits with instant career progression.

Thank you to you all at CADUK."

Neil James
West Midlands Safari Park
"Great service, support and tutorship throughout. I have developed more than I ever expected going through my Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management. I would highly recommend CADUK to anyone wishing to develop themselves and gain a recognised construction based NVQ qualification."
Colin Christian
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Ltd
"Just completed an NVQ7 with CADUK and found the whole process well managed and straightforward. Easy to apply, and the portfolio system allows you to work seamlessly accross a number of platforms. Good support and communications throughout from the team at CADUK and the assigned tutor for your course. A great experience and highly recommended for anyone trying to balance study with a full time role."

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