The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (603/5002/7) is aimed at candidates who are currently, or are looking to develop into, a senior role with responsibilities for managing health and safety policy and practice.


Course Structure

Through distance learning 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 H/617/7539: Health and Safety Management Principles and Policy

Unit Y/617/8526: Health and Safety Management Practice

Unit Y/617/7540: Risk and Incident Management

Unit Y/617/8543: Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture

Unit R/617/9092: Maintaining a Safe Workplace Environment

Unit H/617/7542: Health and Safety Law, Regulation and Influence

Unit K/617/7543: Development of the Health and Safety Practitioner


Course Format

Your learning material will be provided by your assessor, along with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course. 



This is an assignment based qualification. Assignments may be made up of tasks to achieve the unit outcomes.



Learners will receive 18 months access to their course.



You will receive full uncapped access to the TrustTeach Health & Safety assessment team for 18 months. You can contact the assessment team via phone or email.  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 £1195.00

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 Institution of Occupational Safety and Health for membership at Graduate level.

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