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City & Guilds Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice

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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 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice qualification a candidate must demonstrate their competency, knowledge and understanding by completing the seven 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 6 Health and Safety online.

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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 (3655-06)

Unit Code Unit Title

601 Health and Safety emergency procedures 

602 Health and Safety audits

603 A positive health and safety culture in an organisation 

604 Organisational health and safety policy 

605 Professional development and ethics in health and safety practice Assignment 36

606 Systems monitoring and risk control Portfolio of Evidence 

607 Organisational health and safety strategy 


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 witness testimony.


Full uncapped access for 24 months to the SVT safety assessment team. You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and your hard copy within 4 weeks of completion.


The cost of the course is £1345.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Use code PIF15  for 15% off when you pay in full or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks. 

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 6 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 6-8 months)

Membership to Professional bodies


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


You must complete all of the units 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 enrolment. GradIOSH is subject to IOSH acceptance. Please see this link for further details:

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

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