The City & Guilds Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (3655-06) is aimed at candidates who wish to demonstrate and develop their skills and knowledge in managing Health and Safety for the workplace. This qualification is ideal for those who directly report to, or are part of, the senior management team and have an active role in managing Health and Safety policy and practice, being aware of cost implications and budgetary control.


Course Structure

Through the Learning Assistant platform provided by City & Guilds, you can earn your qualification online while learning, developing and practicing the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Health & Safety sector.

To gain the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice you must complete 7 mandatory units to demonstrate competency, knowledge and understanding.


Mandatory Units

Unit 601: Health and Safety Emergency Procedures

Unit 602: Health and Safety Audits

Unit 603: A Positive Health and Safety Culture In An Organisation

Unit 604: Organisational Health and Safety Policy

Unit 605: Professional Development and Ethics in Health and Safety Practice (Assignment)

Unit 606: Systems Monitoring and Risk Control

Unit 607: Organisational Health and Safety Strategy


Course Format

The learning material is provided electronically on the Learning Assistant platform with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course. 



A personal portfolio will be produced demonstrating understanding and application of the standards at this level, and evidence can be electronically submitted via the Learning Assistant Platform. Your work will be assessed and verified by our trained Health & Safety assessors in order to complete your qualification.



As part of the new NVQ standards, providers must obtain an observation of the candidate’s workplace. This can be conducted by a recorded video by the candidate and authenticated by witness testimony.



Learners will receive 18 years access to their course. Average completion time for the Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is 6-8 months.



You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Safety assessment team for 2 years. You can contact the assessment team via phone, email or over the Learning Assistant platform.  Our assessors work Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, and any messages sent outside of these hours will be picked up during normal working times.  

You will receive your e-cert within 1 week of completion and the hard copy of your certificate within 4 weeks of completion.



The cost of the course is £1245.00

Should you wish to pay in full by card you can receive 15% off the full cost of the course. Use code PIF15 or call +44 (0)203 9002048.

Interest-free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no credit checks.


Membership with Professional Bodies


Candidates may apply to the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management for membership at associate level


You will need to maintain your CPD with IOSH whilst studying this course and we advise you to join IOSH as a member at the point of enrolment.

You must complete all units to apply for GradIOSH.  

Please call us on +44 (0)203 9002048 for further details.