About this NVQ assessment
The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Practice designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in practising occupational health and safety. This qualification is suitable for occupational health and safety practitioners.
This NVQ provides formal recognition of practising occupational health and safety.
Q2W offer a nationwide NVQ service, made possible using our on-line NVQ portfolio Learning Assistant. Your NVQ will be assessed using the product of your work e.g. contract documents. Your knowledge will be assessed using professional discussion or written reflective account.
How much will my NVQ level 6 cost?
Prices start from: £2050.00 + VAT per delegate.
Discounts may be available if colleagues register with Q2W.
See regional zones for further price information.
NVQ Payment Terms
50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.
Discounts may be available if colleagues working on the same site register with Q2W.
NVQ Entry Requirements
The potential learner must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ before enrolment.
How long will my NVQ take to complete?
An NVQ assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial NVQ assessment & NVQ Induction; a planned end date will be agreed. However, we would expect your NVQ qualification to be complete with sixteen weeks.
Q2W may be able to offer fast track options. Please contact our enquiries team direct for further information.
How is the NVQ qualification assessed?
Learning Assistant is the on-line NVQ portfolio used by Q2W. During the Initial assessment your assessor will identify the most appropriate optional units and provide advice and guidance regarding the range of evidence required. At this stage you will be introduced to Learning Assistant and uploading evidence for your NVQ. Feedback regarding your progress will be provided in a variety of ways: contact records transmitted using Learning Assistant, which also includes a % complete indicator. Your assessor will also maintain regular contact by phone, text message and email.
Your assessor will provide support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.
Industry recognition & benefits
The Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) gold supervisory card (https://www.cscs.uk.com/card-type/manager/).
What is a CITB ATO?A CITB ATO is an organisation that provides construction training courses and qualifications to a defined and industry-agreed training standard. As an approved ATO, Q2W will upload your NVQ achievement to trigger an automated NVQ grant payment of £600.00 (subject to eligibility).
How do I claim my grant?
You can claim NVQ achievement grants if you’re an employer who is registered with CITB. This includes small employers (wage bill of less than £80k) who don’t have to pay the levy.
CSCS Card Information
You will apply directly to CSCS for your card after you receive your NVQ certificate through the post from us. Link below for more information:https://www.cscs.uk.com/applying-for-cards/
Assessment contents & units
NVQ level 6 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
- Promote a positive health and safety culture
- Develop and implement the health and safety policy
- Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
- Develop and maintain individual and organisational competence in health and safety matters
- Identify, assess and control health and safety risks
- Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety
- Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety
- Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
- Develop and implement health and safety review systems
- Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice