Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Health and Safety Management and Leadership
Who is the qualification for?
The qualification is aimed at candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures and planning in a strategic manner. The candidates must be in a healthy and safety managerial role to be considered for this qualification. You are likely to be a senior health and safety manager or consultant.
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification covers a broad range of subject areas in which strategic managers are involved with and will allow candidates to develop and demonstrate the skills.
Risk-based safety systems management
Safety Culture, Sustainability and the global effect on performance
Digital technologies and Incident Investigation
Development as a Strategic Manager
Establish business risk management process
This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate their level of competence in line with the course standards/criteria as part of a portfolio. Assessments will take place with your allocated assessor to ensure that your evidence/responses are suitable. The qualification is internally assessed by an experienced and qualified IQA. Evidence can include: -
work product including spreadsheets and worked examples of policies, assignments, projects, reports etc
observation report by assessor
verbal and written questioning
Recognition of Prior Learning
You will have regular contact with your assessor via Email ,Phone WhatsApp or Zoom/Skype to enable a smooth progression to completion of your qualification.
What level is this NVQ qualification?
This NVQ is equivalent to a Master’s degree.
The NVQ level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management exceeds the requirement for Graduate Membership (GradIOSH). Once your IPD is completed you will be eligible for Chartered Membership (CMIOSH). On completion you can use this to progress to a Health and safety MSc.