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Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Course title :  Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management  |  Credits :  120  |  Course code :  L7-DOHSM-OTHM  |  OfQual.GOV.UK qualification number :  603/7782/3  |  Qualification status: ✓ ACCREDITED


The Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management is a qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals. It is aimed at learners who are responsible for developing and applying health and safety procedures on a day-to-day basis in an organisation. They are likely to be managers looking to improve their knowledge and skills.

The objective of the Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management qualification is to develop occupational health and safety management skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance.

This qualification reflects current practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of occupational health and safety in the workplace.

The programme addresses a wide range of multidisciplinary topics such as, health and safety management practice, health and safety management systems, strategic risk intervention, strategies to improve occupational wellbeing, and sustainability and ethics. The Advanced Research Methods unit will allow learners to develop a critical understanding of the philosophical, practical and ethical concepts of research within the context of a health and safety environment.

The qualification will enable learners to become independent, self-directed learners with tools and motivation to continue learning, developing, and reflecting on practice throughout their careers.

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
OfQual Qualification Number: 603/7782/3
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This Level 7 qualification represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Masters Degrees, Integrated Masters Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.

Qualification structure
The Level 7 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits (60 ECTS).

Progression / Degree Top Up
As this qualification is approved and regulated by OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible for progression / Top Up to MSc Occuprational Health and Safety Top-up degree. LSIB offers learners opportunity to avail MBA degree on completion of this diploma qualification in just six months, at a special price of £4500.

Why Online ?

  • Cost effective - Typically UK diploma starts from GBP £3000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.
  • Practical Content - The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions
  • Study anytime, anywhere - You don't have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. The online delivery enables you to download the lecture notes, submit assignments wherever you are.
  • Assessments - Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

Career path

This course can open the doors to a wide range of careers. You could work in a company as a health, safety and environment advisor, or within a specialist consultancy, or as a self-employed practitioner.

Many of our graduates also work overseas for international companies. Previous graduates have found work in the following sectors:
❯ Transport for London
❯ NHS trusts
❯ Local Authorities
❯ Government agencies
❯ Universities
❯ Facilities management
❯ Consultancies

Qualification status ✓ ACCREDITED

This qualification is approved and listed on OfQual.GOV.UK register

Sample certificate

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The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

    • 6 months
    • 9 months
Entry Requirements

In order to apply you should have either:

    • The Learners must possess:
      • Level 6 Award/Diploma or a bachelors degree or any other equivalent qualification
      • 5 years or more of work experience in case you do not hold any formal qualification
      • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course. OR;
Course Content
    Mandatory 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)

Assessment is via assignment submission

Fee Structure

The fee for the programme is as follows:

    • 6 months - Accelerated mode @ GBP £1750
    • 9 months - Standard mode @ GBP £1450
Fee payment plans

The programme offers following fee payment plans:

    6 months programme
    ● Payment option (a): GBP £583 x 3 monthly instalments
    ● Payment option (b): GBP £1662.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

    9 months programme
    ● Payment option (c): GBP £290 x 5 monthly instalments
    ● Payment option (d): GBP £725 x 2 quarterly instalments
    ● Payment option (e): GBP £1377.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

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