Level 7 NVQ Diploma In Occupational Health And Safety Management

The Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Health and Safety qualification is aimed at candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in their organisation. They may be a staff member, supervisor or manager looking to improve their knowledge and skills.

The awarding body for these qualifications is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

This NVQ is equivalent to a Master’s degree. As the name suggests this qualification meets the standards set out by the UK’s national qualifications framework (NQF) to be a level 7 qualification which is similar to a level 11 on the Scottish credit and qualifications framework (SCQF).

This qualification reflects current practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of occupational health and safety in the workplace. The qualification will enable learners to become independent, self-directed learners with tools and motivation to continue learning, developing, and reflecting on practice throughout their careers.

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete ALL of the Mandatory units which are:

  • 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 processes