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The Level 5 NVQ Diploma is an executive level programme covering decision making on a wide range of risks, many of which will be complex and could be life or organisation threatening, calling for a high standard of technical and managerial competence. Completion of this NVQ Diploma demonstrates the ability to put theory into practice at the workplace.
There are no formal entry requirements, however students undertaking the Level 5 NVQ Diploma must be engaged in a substantial H&S role within their organisation. Competence is assessed by results rather than examination.
Successful candidates may apply to the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) for membership at Graduate level (GradIOSH) and, upon completion of an open book assessment and a minimum of 2 years Initial Professional Development (IPD), can achieve Chartered level membership (CMIOSH).
An average time for completion of the NVQ is 2 years.
Upon completion of this course, candidates will be able to:
In order to attain the award you must achieve a pass in the 10 core units -
401 Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
501 Promote a positive health and safety culture
502 Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters
503 Identify and control health and safety risks
504 Develop and implement pro active monitoring systems for health and safety
505 Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety
506 Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
507 Develop and implement health and safety review systems
508 Maintain knowledge of improvements to Influence health and safety practice
601 Develop and implement the health and safety policy
NVQs are completed largely at your workplace and there are no mandatory classroom sessions, however we provide a number of taught sessions at Line Business Services offices in Keynsham where candidates will be given specific guidance on the subjects and shown how to produce a portfolio of evidence based on course work and practice.
An introductory day will be held at Keynsham. During this day candidates will:-
Support tutorials will be held at agreed intervals following the induction day during which facilitators will:-
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