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Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Health and Safety Management

Qualification title: Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Health and Safety Management
Qualification type: Vocational Related Qualification (Higher Education)
Level: 6
Accreditation status: Accredited
Credit Equivalency: 120
Qualification number (RQF): 610/2498/3
Progression routes: A QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma or directly into employment in an associated profession
Availability: UK and international
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Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Health and Safety Management
Course Overview

The aim of the qualification is to provide learners who have or are looking to develop into a senior role in an organisation with responsibilities for managing health and safety policy and practice.

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to advance their understanding of Occupational Health and Safety management. Learners will gain the skills and knowledge to understand the legal and regulatory background to occupational health and safety policy, to be able to assess policies, as well as to recommend and implement policy changes. Learners will develop knowledge and skills relevant to putting policy into practice, utilising management systems, resources, risk and incident management, leadership, management and skills development.

  • Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy
  • Risk and Incident Management
  • Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture
  • Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment
  • Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence
  • Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner
Entry Requirements

Approved centres are responsible for reviewing and making decisions as to an applicant’s ability to complete the learning programme successfully and meet the demands of the qualification. The initial assessment by the centre will need to consider the support that is readily available or can be made available to meet individual learner needs as appropriate.

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. For this qualification, applicants must be aged 19 years or over.

Learners are expected to hold the following:

  • Level 5 qualification or:
  • appropriate work experience in the business sector and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals.


In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate enrolment to UK higher education postgraduate programmes where applicable. The applicants are normally required to produce two supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic.

In certain circumstances, applicants with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the qualification.

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