Occupational Health and Safety NVQ Level 4

In Bo'Ness

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Bo'ness (Scotland)

Description

Identify and deal with significant hazards and complex risks and implement safe systems of work. Generally, promote a positive health and safety culture. Improve communication and IT skills. Demonstrate they have the knowledge to do their work effectively and efficiently. Demonstrate they have the necessary practical skills to do their work effectively and efficiently. Become an appointed competent person, possibly leading to corporate membership of IOSH.
Suitable for: This qualification is designed for candidates who provide health and safety assistance in an organisation with significant hazards and complex risks. Their normal duties would be to promote health and safety by the setting up of safe systems and developing a safety policy to comply with their company's legislative obligations.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Bo'Ness (West Lothian/Linlithgowshire)
119 Bridgeness Road, EH51 9SG

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Course 124 - S/NVQ in Occupational Health and Safety:
Level IV City and Guilds Certification

The objectives are to enable candidates to:
  • Identify and deal with significant hazards and complex risks and implement safe systems of work
  • Generally, promote a positive health and safety culture
  • Improve communication and IT skills
  • Demonstrate they have the knowledge to do their work effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrate they have the necessary practical skills to do their work effectively and efficiently
  • Become an appointed competent person, possibly leading to corporate membership of IOSH.
Candidate Specification

This qualification is designed for candidates who provide health and safety assistance in an organisation with significant hazards and complex risks. Their normal duties would be to promote health and safety by the setting up of safe systems and developing a safety policy to comply with their company's legislative obligations.
It is anticipated this VQ should take around 12 - 24 months to complete.

Level IV VQ Units

Evaluate and develop own 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 and evaluate health and safety hazards

Assess health and safety risks

Determine and implement health and safety risk control measures

Develop and implement active 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

Develop and implement health and safety audit systems

Method of Assessment

Demonstration of skill, knowledge and understanding to the standard specified by the performance criteria of each unit of the NVQ. This can be achieved through gathering evidence, portfolio building, witness testimonies and questioning.

Certification

City & Guilds Certificate Level IV of Occupational Health & Safety.

May also form part of Modern Apprenticeship.

Occupational Health and Safety NVQ Level 4

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