The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is a professional qualification that provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to manage OHS effectively at a senior level. The qualification is equivalent to a bachelor's degree with honours in OHS.
The OTHM Level 6 Diploma is assessed through a combination of assignments and a portfolio of evidence. The assignments are typically written pieces of work that assess your knowledge and understanding of the course material. The portfolio of evidence is a collection of work that demonstrates your ability to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned on the course to your workplace. To pass the qualification, you must achieve a minimum overall pass mark of 50%.
The entry requirements for the course vary depending on the training provider. However, most training providers will require learners to have a relevant NQF/QCF/RQF certificate or diploma or equivalent recognized qualification that covers the basic concepts within Occupational Health & Safety..
The typical duration of the course is 12 months. However, this can vary depending on the training provider and the learner's study mode.
After completing the course, you will be eligible for a variety of different roles in the occupational health and safety field. These roles can include:
Yes, the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is accredited by the Open College Network (OCN). This means that the course meets the high standards set by the OCN.