The International Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
IDipOSH is an internationally-recognized professional qualification which ensures that it covers ALL the aspects of Occupational Health and Safety Practice by the British Safety Council (BSC) – one of the world’s leading health and safety organizations for over 60 years! Providing you further a chance to level up your career in the industry, undertake a postgraduate study, and acquire high-level international professional memberships that is accepted by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) in meeting the academic requirements for GradIOSH, CMIOSH, and even a full member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) which will make you in the league of health and safety professionals all over the world. Taking the BSC IDipOSH will also prepare an organization for investments in health and safety, secure senior management’s commitment to health and safety issues, and develop a thorough understanding of international laws and legal frameworks relating to health and safety.
Unit 1A & 1B: Principles of Health and Safety Management
Element A: Fundamentals of Health and Safety Management.
Element B: Applied Health and Safety Management.
• Preventing Accidents
• International Occupational Health & Safety
• Risk Assessment
• Safe Workplace........
Unit 2A & 2B: Safeguarding People’s Health in the Workplace
Element A: Occupational Health.
Element B: Risks to Health at Work.
• Major Accident Hazards
• Emergency Control
Unit 3A & 3B: Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture in the Workplace
Element A: Developing a Positive Health and Safety Culture.
Element B: Developing the Business Case for Health and Safety.
• Developing a Positive Health and Safety Culture
• Encouraging Positive Behavior
• Improving Communication
• Target Setting and Continuous Improvement
UNIT 1 is assessed by a 3-hour written examination in two parts. Part A comprises one compulsory, stimulus-based question worth 40 marks. Part B comprises eight compulsory short-answer questions. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by BSC.
UNIT 2 is assessed by a 2.5-hour examination and an assignment based on an occupational health hazard in the candidate’s workplace. The examination comprises of ten compulsory short-answer questions. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by BSC. The assignment is internally assessed by the course provider and externally marked by BSC.
UNIT 3 is assessed by an assignment involving an assessment of the health and safety culture in the candidate’s workplace, preparation of a strategy for improving that culture and a business case to support the strategy.
Blended learning: online and 6 weeks training