OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

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    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

    The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management is a valuable qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals. This course aims at learners who are responsible for establishing and implementing health and safety procedures on day-to-day operations within the organization. These professionals are probably managers looking to improve their skills and knowledge.

    The course is intended to nurture managerial skills in occupational health and safety and specifically targets managers with the responsibility to transform organisational strategy into enhanced operational performance.

    The qualification reflects the latest practises in Occupational Health and Safety Management and ensures that the learners are delivered with the chance to improve their overall understanding of occupational health and safety within the workplace.

    On completing the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management successfully, the learners can apply for Certified membership at the Cert IOSH level.

    Entry Requirement

    The minimum entry requirements for the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification cover:

    • Learners should have minimal qualification of a Level 6 qualification such as the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or any similar Level 6 qualification
    • An honours degree (2.2) with appropriate experience and knowledge in the occupational health and safety field

    Age criteria

    • Learners should be 21 years or older while starting this course

    OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety consists of 6 Units

    • Health and Safety Management Practice (20 credits)
    • Effectiveness of Health and Safety Management Systems (20 credits)
    • Factors Affecting Risk and Strategic Risk Intervention (20 credits)
    • Strategic Commitment to Health and Well-Being (20 credits)
    • Sustainability and Ethics in Health and Safety Practice (20 credits)
    • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)

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    Does this qualification equal a degree?

    This OTHM Level 7 diploma on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is equivalent to a master’s degree. But OTHM Level 7 diplomas are shorter with 120 credits. The learners of the course should have to progress towards the dissertation stage (60 credits) along with a university partner and thus can attain a full master’s programme.

    Progression

    The successful OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification learners can accelerate their growth within their current employment and/or upgrade their skills with further study and explore new opportunities.

    This qualification is known for its recognition and regulation from Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). Hence, the eligible learners are empowered to progress to Master’s top-up at universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing.

    Assessment and verification

    All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre, while external verification is carried out by OTHM.

    OTHM will externally verify the qualification, whereas the internal evaluation is done by the centre. The qualifications are criterion-referenced, meaning that they are evaluated on the overall achievement of the applicable learning outcomes.

    To acquire a ‘pass’ in a unit, the learners have to present evidence that showcases their ability to meet all the learning outcomes and the standards as per the assessment criteria.

    The assessor has the responsibility to offer an audit trail indicating the judgement of the overall achievement of learners.

    Assessment and verification

    All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre, while external verification is carried out by OTHM.

    OTHM will externally verify the qualification, whereas the internal evaluation is done by the centre. The qualifications are criterion-referenced, meaning that they are evaluated on the overall achievement of the applicable learning outcomes.

    To acquire a ‘pass’ in a unit, the learners have to present evidence that showcases their ability to meet all the learning outcomes and the standards as per the assessment criteria.

    The assessor has the responsibility to offer an audit trail indicating the judgement of the overall achievement of learners.