NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Health and Safety


Helping You Make Work Safer and More Sustainable

Do I need to complete the NVQ Certificate before the Diploma?

It is not essential that you complete the Certificate first. You need to ensure you are working in a health and safety role that will enable you to gather the evidence needed for your portfolio.

Can I complete the NVQ Diploma if I am not in the UK?

The NVQ Diploma is only available to those living and working in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

How do I know if the NVQ Level 5 Diploma is right for me?

Before enrolling onto the NVQ Diploma you will need to complete a SkillScan. This will be approved by an assessot before you enrol onto the course to ensure your suitability.

How long does it take to complete the course?

You can start the course at any time and typically takes 6-12 months to complete.

Will I receive IOSH membership once I have completed the NVQ Diploma?

To gain GradIOSH membership you will need to successfully complete elective unit 611.

Do I have to complete the elective units to gain the NVQ Diploma?

It is not essential that the elective units are completed to gain the NVQ Diploma qualification.

Elective units are optional, but unit 611 (Professional develoment and ethics in health and safety management) must be completed to gain GradIOSH membership.

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