City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Qualification Overview

This qualification is advisable for those with a responsibility for occupational health and safety practice within the place of work, and ambitions to aid and broaden desirable practice and understanding of all aspects of health and safety, together with the identification, supervision and prevention of hazards and risks associated with the workplace. The City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a qualification geared toward those whose job comprises of factors of health and safety at a professional level. Generally, individuals whose responsibilities include hazard identification, documenting and evaluating the risk assessments, and determining preventive control measures and safe management system in company are the target candidate. Therefore, the student should have some obligation for the health and safety of others.


Health, Safety and Environmental Engineers, Officers and Supervisors charged with such obligations will discover and increase the vital abilities to adopt these safe practices, and will show their ability and knowledge during a variety of units required to gain this qualification.

Course Requirements

The candidate must be working in a safety responsible role and should have a justifiable degree of authority, sovereignty and approach to supportive management of their company for required evidence.

Course Structure

To acquire this qualification you have to complete 7 units, 5 are mandatory units, and 2 are elective units of your preference to gain the qualification.

Mandatory Units

  • (Unit 301) - Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risk to health and safety
  • (Unit 302) - Develop procedures to safely control work operations
  • (Unit 303) - Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • (Unit 304) - Promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace
  • (Unit 305) - Conduct a health and safety risk assessment of the workplace

Optional Units

  • (Unit 306) - Investigate and evaluate health and safety incidents and complaints in the workplace
  • (Unit 307) - Make sure actions within the workplace aim to protect the environment
  • (Unit 308) - Review health and safety procedures in workplaces
  • (Unit 309) - Supervise the health, safety and welfare of a learner in the workplace

Course Format

The learning material is provided electronically with a guidebook & assessment plan. Our assessment / evaluation team will monitor your progress to offer you effective support and guidance throughout your NVQ course.

Course Assessment

Assessment of the NVQ level 3 is by production of a personal portfolio demonstrating understanding and application of the standards at this level; this is greatly simplified by our e-Learning platform, where evidence can be electronically submitted.

NVQ Level 3 Qualification Duration

Students can complete their qualification in 3 – 24 Months (average completion time is 7 – 9 Months)

Membership to Professional bodies

After successfully completion of the NVQ Level 3 Certificate in OHS, Candidates can apply to the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) for membership at Associate level

IOSH Membership

Also, candidates can apply to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health for membership at Associate or Technician level.

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Ordosafe Consultants

We deliver these courses in the Middle East countries United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and United Kingdom (UK), Ireland and Pakistan. We have offices in the UAE. Ordosafe have perfected the delivery of our NVQ’s courses, you can rest assured we will provide you with the best service possible to ensure your success.

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When can I start the AN Ordosafe Course?

You can start anytime that suits you. We offer open enrollments.

What support will I get with my Ordosafe course?

You will be assigned one assessor/Tutor of our associates throughout the duration of the course so you know who to deal with and build that important rapport. There is no limit to the support you can ask for. This is available via phone, email and Skype. You will also be able to contact a course adviser and use our Website chat facility.

Where are NVQ qualifications recognised?

City and Guilds are internationally recognised as an institution. They are heavily recognised in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia. NEBOSH is internationally recognised.

How long does it take to gain a NVQ Qualification?

Most candidates complete the award in 9 – 12 months, some in as little as 3 months depending on what time you have available and what evidence you may already have.