Level 3 NVQ in Occupational Health and Safety

The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.


L3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Minimum Credit Value: 31

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 31 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 5 mandatory units plus a minimum of 2 units from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 23 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
Credits: 4 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Develop procedures to safely control work operations
Credits: 4 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
Credits: 5 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace
Credits: 4 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conduct a health and safety risk assessment of the workplace
Credits: 6 Level: 3 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 6 | Units Required: 2

Title Credits Level More info
Investigate and evaluate health and safety incidents and complaints in the workplace 5 3 More info
Make sure actions in the workplace aim to protect the environment 4 3 More info
Review health and safety procedures in the workplace 4 3 More info
Supervise the health, safety and welfare of a learner in the workplace 4 3 More info