NVQ Level 6

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NVQ Level 6


Who is the NVQ Level 6 Diploma for?

The NVQ 6 Diploma is for people who are engaged in a safety role and wish to further their knowledge and expertise in the field. It is one of the common pathways to CMIOSH and the consultants register. The City & Guilds NVQ Level 6 qualification is mapped to the latest IOSH Blueprint.

How is the NVQ Level 6 assessed?

There is no exam for the NVQ Level 6.  You will generate evidence that will be signed off and approved by your assessor. Once you have fulfilled all of the requirements, set down by City & Guilds, one of our internal verifiers will check your work and sign it off as complete. You will then be awarded the qualification.

How long is the NVQ Level 6 course?

The NVQ 6 must be completed within 24 months, but typically takes about 12 months to complete.

What do I need before starting the NVQ Level 6?

You will need to have some knowledge of Health and Safety, typically a NEBOSH General Certificate or similar. You will need to be in a Health and Safety role within your organisation, as you will need to generate and log evidence.

What is involved when completing the NVQ Level 6?

Candidates will have a personal mentor throughout the course whilst gathering evidence and developing your NVQ Portfolio. Typically, to complete this qualification, around 140 pieces of evidence and the creation of 7 reflective reports will be required. Most work will be done at your place of work and your mentor will guide you remotely, however we offer NVQ sessions at our base in Stafford to support you with your learning.

What is included with the NVQ Level 6?

The NVQ Level 6 includes the unit required for you to take the IPD assessment and gain GradIOSH status, as well as two years’ support with our NVQ assessors. Once you have GradIOSH status, you can then open the CMIOSH process.

Mandatory Units for NVQ 6

  • Health and safety emergency procedures
  • Health and safety audits
  • A positive health and safety culture in an organisation
  • Organisational health and safety policy
  • Professional development and ethics in health and safety practice
  • Systems monitoring and risk control
  • Organisational health and safety strategy
Price: £1495
ex Vat

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Do you need an international qualification?

The City & Guilds NVQ Level 6 is valid in the UK only. If you require a qualification for working outside of the UK, please ask us about the ProQual NVQ Level 6 option. Please note that your coursework will still need to be reviewed by an assessor in the UK.

If you have successfully completed your City & Guilds NVQ 4 and NVQ 5, or are in the process of completing an NVQ 5, NVQ 6 is the natural progression route. Please contact us and we will work with you to find the best solution for your specific situation.

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