Occupational Safety and Health


Across the world there is increasing demand for qualified and professional safety and hygiene professionals. Their roles and responsibilities now often encompass environmental issues.

This programme is a novel approach to delivering health, safety and hygiene training and will allow a wider range of applicants to gain access to this growing field of employment.

By studying this course you will:

Develop your understanding of how your actions and responsibilities contribute to Health and Safety in the workplace.

Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence.

Learn how to identify and define hazards and risks, how to produce risk assessments and risk control.

Learn how to develop and implement effective communication systems.

Learn how to develop and implement a Health and Safety policy within the workplace.

Understand investigating accidents and incidents.

Understand how to improve the safety performance in your workplace and how Health and Safety plays an active part in protecting the environment.

Understand how to maintain knowledge and improvements of Health and Safety Practice.

What can I do next?

After successfully completing this course you could progress onto a Level 6 or above (Bachelor degree).


Qualification Title No of Units

LMQ Level 5 Higher National Diploma in

Occupational Safety and Health-240 Credits