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Qualifi Level 7 International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Regulated Safety Qualification

To achieve the full VRQ Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualification a candidate must demonstrate their competency, knowledge and understanding by completing the four mandatory units. This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for higher employment and/or career progression in the Health and Safety sector through the ESC portal/Assessment team. 

  • Course: Qualifi Level 7 International Diploma In Occupational Health and Safety Management 
  • Delivered by: European Safety Council (
  • Awarding Body: Qualifi 
  • Regulated by: Ofqual (

City & Guilds NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Health and Safety

When undertaking your Health and Safety training online there are mandatory units you must successfully complete in order to achieve the Level 7 Occupational Health and Safety qualification.

Course Candidate Acceptance

To study this qualification you must meet one of the following:

  • A minimum of a Level 5/6 qual in a ESC course or related sector (or)
  • Bachelor’s in engineering degree (or)
  • Master’s in engineering degree (or)
  • A minimum of 3 years managerial work experience which demonstrates current and relevant industry knowledge (or)
  • NVQ Diploma Level 5/6 (or)*
  • European Safety Council's Int Diploma in HSE endorsed by Qualifi (or)
  • NEBOSH International Diploma

*SVT will also look at other cases of acceptance based on high education and strong industry background. The candidates are expected to welcome the fact that they must understand the acknowledgement of integration of health and safety culture Being a vocational program, the emphasis on work-related output over theory is a fact.


Recognised as prior learning by Portsmouth University the Qualifi Level 7 international diploma in Occupational Health & Safety will allow access to a full MSc within this UK university. A reduction of 60 credits will be applied and a reduction of fees also. The full MSc at Portsmouth is 180 credits so only 120 will be required. 

Module Units:

Module 1: Management-Driven, Risk-Based Safety Management Systems (150 hrs)

Module 2: Globalization, Sustainability and Safety Culture Performance (150 hrs)

Module 3: Digitalization and Incident Investigation (150 hrs)

Module 4: Development as a Strategic Manager. (150 hrs)

Each unit has a guided learning study time of 150 hours.


You will be fully supported by the ESC (European Safety Council) assessment team the support is uncapped. There is no pass or fail your units will be up to the required standard or require additional work by the candidate. 

Pricing & Duration 

18 months access with an average of 6-12 months completion. The cost of the course is £1995.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get the rate of £1796.00+VAT. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks. Payment plan example £1000 deposit and 6 payments of £232.00 per month. No credit checks no Interest. 

Course Format

ESC provides assessment plans for each unit along with templates for completing statements and answering questions, plus a range of resources to assist you with your study. The ESC assessment team will monitor your progress throughout the course guidance throughout the course. There is unlimited support and you can contact your assessor as often as you wish. The learning material is provided via email as assignments. 


Learners will need to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding, original thought, problem-solving and recommendations on actions will also be asked for where appropriate.

The assignment questions will require learners to draw on real organizations to illustrate their answers. Mature learners will ideally be able to draw on their personal work experience too. The assessment type is to submit the completed modules to the assessor, the assessment will not determine a pass/fail furthermore feedback from the assessor will be received by the candidates to progress on to the next assignment.

Following the assessment of all modules this qualification will develop learners’ ability to:

  • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills
  • Investigate issues and opportunities
  • Develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organizational and environmental issues
  • Use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways
  • make use of relevant information from different sources
  • Develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges
  • Exercise judgement and take responsibility for decisions and actions
  • Develop the ability to recognize and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

The Diploma provides 60 credit points and 600 recommended learning hours.

Candidates should submit the assessment answers electronically for each module. Candidates are expected to research and answer assessments.

The provision of evidence for all the questions is not mandatory and can be given when asked only.


The level 7 provides Graduate membership upon application. Should you have GradIOSH the level 7 will allow access to Chartered membership CMIOSH (Subject to application). You will need to maintain your CPD with IOSH whilst studying this course and we advise you to join IOSH as a member at the point of enrolment. Please see this link for further details:


Please call us for details on +44(0)1472 240112 or chat online. SVT are the only providers within the UK please see (ESC). 

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SVT deliver these courses internationally with students as far away as Australia. We have offices in the UAE and Qatar as well as the U.K. 

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