- NVQ Level 6 Diploma Training



The NVQ level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice is completely evaluated by each candidates’ competency. Evidence of your competency is based on real world, on-the-job training. You can even use your historic records as evidence to contribute towards your NVQ qualification. You may already have the evidence in your hands to pass this fantastic NVQ training course from ProQual.

Who is this NVQ course for?

The NVQ level 6 course is aimed at those responsible for developing day-to-day Health and Safety procedures within their workplace and implementing them effectively.

The aim of this course is to provide holistic training, imparting a deep understanding of occupational health and safety management in a practical way.

An ideal qualification for those looking to balance Diploma level studies with a demanding existing role.

  • Course Level: Level 6 – Equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree
  • Time dedication: 1,064 hours approx
  • Course duration: 2 years
  • Average completion time: 7-12 months
  • Study method: On-the-job
  • Evidence submission: Electronic / Online
  • Evidence assessment: Dedicated NVQ Assessor / External Verifier
  • NVQ Training Support: Yes – ask us anything

Main Benefits of the NVQ Level 6

The NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice is a Degree Level qualification. The development was a consultative process with the awarding body taking input from SHEilds and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health to ensure it meets the demanding standards of the industry sector.

Work Based Learning
Vocational qualifications are a preferred learning style of employers, the competency of an employee is assessed and proven “on the job” by external qualified assessors
Cost Savings
Completing a qualification “on the job” is also cost effective. While undertaking this qualification, your internal systems will get a complete review and overhaul, which will be a massive benefit, you will also save the costs associated with traditional training, including:
  • Travel
  • Accommodation
  • Expenses
  • Employee down time
You Cannot Fail an NVQ

You cannot fail an NVQ, you are either competent or not yet competent. Unlike with academic qualifications there are no exams to fail and re-sit.

No Examinations
You can complete a degree level qualification without having to sit an exam. SHEilds NVQ level 6 is equal to a Bachelor’s Degree on the UK qualification framework and it is based on evidence you produce of your day to day employment.
Recognised Globally
The NVQ Level 6 is accepted globally as a professional health and safety qualification for Health & Safety Managers and Supervisors.

Career Progression
A natural progression from the NEBOSH National or International General Certificate Course, to progress your professional development.
IOSH Membership
Older qualifications have been removed by IOSH for not meeting their strict membership criteria. The NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety exceeds the requirement for Graduate Membership (GradIOSH) leading to Chartered Membership (CMIOSH).

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