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City & Guilds Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Complete within 12 months and get £200 cash back

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The City and Guilds Health and Safety candidate will report to or be part of the senior management team or have management support and they will be aware of cost implications and budgetary controls and maybe budget holders, before commencing online health and safety courses. 

To achieve the full NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualification a candidate must demonstrate their competency, knowledge and understanding by completing the eleven mandatory units. This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Health and Safety sector through our Distance Learning Portal meaning you can earn your qualification in level 5 Health and Safety online.

City & Guilds NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Health and Safety

When taking your Health and Safety training online there are modular units you must successfully complete in order to achieve your NVQ Occupational Health and Safety qualification.

Mandatory NVQ Units (3654-06)

Unit Code Unit Title

Unit 402 Develop and implement effective communication systems for information health and safety

Unit 510 Promote a positive health and safety culture

Unit 511 Develop and Maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters

Unit 512 Control health and safety risks

Unit 513 Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Unit 514 Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety

Unit 515 Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures

Unit 516 Develop and implement health and safety review systems

Unit 517 Develop and implement a health and safety audit

Unit 518 Behavioural safety in the workplace

Unit 610 Develop and implement the health and safety policy

Unit 611 Professional development and ethics in Health and Safety Management. (GradIOSH unit) - See IOSH Below 


As part of the new NVQ standards, providers must obtain an observation of the candidate's workplace this can be conducted by a recorded video by the candidate and authenticated by a witness testimony.


Full uncapped access for 24 months to the SVT safety assessment team. 


The cost of the course is £1195.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get the rate of £1075.50+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 £300 deposit and 8 payments of £141.75. No credit checks no interest. Complete within 12 months and gets £200 cash back. 

Course Format

The learning material is provided electronically with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course. 


Assessment for the NVQ Level 5 Health and Safety Diploma is by the production of a personal portfolio demonstrating understanding and application of the standards at this level; this is greatly simplified by our eLearning platform, where evidence can be electronically submitted toward your Health and Safety NVQ. 

NVQ Qualification Duration

2 years access (average completion time is 6 months)

Membership to Professional bodies


Candidates may apply to the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management for membership at Associate level


Candidates will receive unit 611 (IOSH) included in the course as standard. You can complete all of the units including unit 611 in 6 months typically with hard work and apply for GradIOSH.  Please call us for details +44(0) 1472 240112. 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 enrollment. GradIOSH is subject to IOSH acceptance. Please see this link for further details:

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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 UK. SVT has perfected the delivery of our NVQ's. We have been providing vocational courses for 15 years. 

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