The NVQ Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification is aimed at candidates who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures day-to-day in any organization. They are likely to be managers looking to improve their knowledge and skills. The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment. This qualification is approved for candidates aged 19+
Qualification title : ProQual Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management
Ofqual qualification number : 603/6851/2
Total qualification time : 500 hours
Assessment : Pass or fail Internally assessed and verified by centre staff External quality assurance by ProQual verifier
Support for Candidates:
Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:
enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning outcomes and assessment criteria;
provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to authenticate evidence
This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.
Evidence can include:
– observation report by assessor
– professional discussion
– witness testimony
– candidate product
– record of oral and written questioning
– Recognition of Prior Learning
NVQ Level 7 Qualification Duration
The ProQual Level 7 Diploma in occupational Health and Safety Management course duration time 500 Hours.
Membership to Professional bodies
The NVQ level 7 Diploma in strategic health and safety leadership and management exceeds the requirement for Graduate Membership (GradIOSH), Once your IPD is completed you will be eligible for Chartered Membership (CMIOSH).
Sitting above both the NEBOSH Diploma and NVQ level 6 qualifications you will be head and shoulders above your peers however the sky is the limit. Completion of the NVQ level 7 will open doors to many international universities and will act as a bridge to their Health and Safety MSC programmers’.
Results Enquiries and Appeals:
All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.