Level 6 NVQ in Occupational Health and Safety Practice Upgrade

For those looking to upgrade to a Level 6 from a Level 5

£495 +VAT

  • Further personal and career development. Our CEO, Nigel Lewis BA (Hons) CMIOSH PIEMA OSHCR is actively engaged with several UK Universities to help our learners gain entry on to their MSc Programmes. Nigel will also mentor you for CMIOSH
  • Your progress is continuously tracked. We track and monitor your work to ensure you remain on the programme to the deadline you have agreed. You will be assigned a Learner Journey Manager to guide you throughout the process
  • Easy to use online e-portfolio. You can submit your work for assessment at any time! We provide you with an easy-to-understand structure on how to submit your modular unit assignments

This qualification is aimed at experienced health and safety professionals who have already achieved a Level 5 NVQ in occupational health & safety that wants to upgrade to a Level 6.

You are assessed on your competence, skills, knowledge & understanding. In simple terms, you will “show us” and “tell us”, how & why you carry out your work.

There are no examinations.

There is a “mini portfolio” to be completed made up of CPD requirements. If you are already maintaining CPD with IOSH or IIRSM, most of this evidence will already be available.

  • an ongoing evaluation of their personal competence
  • reflective commentaries on CPD activities 
  • setting and prioritising realistic goals for professional development 
  • applying professional ethics in practice – reflective account along with evidence to support (applying the IOSH code, for example)
  • an appreciation of diversity and inclusivity in workplaces – reflective account on how you have applied this, with evidence to support appreciation, in practice
  • sharing personal experiences in professional debate and discussion – reflective account with evidence to support sharing

NVQ Overview

This qualification is aimed at experienced health and safety professionals who have already achieved a Level 5 NVQ in occupational health & safety that wants to upgrade to a Level 6.

While, you will not be required to take any formal examinations; you are however regularly assessed on your work-based competency. An assessor will be assigned to you, as well as a dedicated Learner Journey Manager to ensure we provide you with all the help you need to complete the qualification within the target timeframe of 6 months based on committing 3-4 hours a week.

Candidates must complete ALL of the mandatory units

Click here to view all units.