Health & Safety NVQ’s

If your job is in a HEALTH & SAFETY ROLE, then you can enrol the following:

Level 3 NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. The cost of this qualification is £1,500 +VAT (a total of £1,800)

Upgrade to Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. The cost of this qualification is £495 +VAT (Total £594)

Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice. The cost of this qualification is £1750 +VAT (Total £2100)

Spread the cost of these NVQ’s with our INTEREST FREE finance (Contact us for more information).

About our Health & Safety NVQ’s:

The NVQ’s are a work-based qualification suitable for those in a health and safety management role, which recognises a person’s competence using on the job performance for assessment, rather than relying on examinations. You will use an online system to help you with the process of putting together your portfolio and will be assisted online by a CMIOSH assessor throughout. This online system means you can enrol and undertake the qualification from anywhere in the world.

Why enrol on a Health & Safety NVQ?

Many people wonder how they actually progress their career in health and safety. Becoming a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) is the most popular way of demonstrating that you are capable and, above all, knowledgeable. CMIOSH status gives access to the widest range of work and the most rewarding jobs.

Why should I choose Cognitia as my training provider?

  • Weekly webinars providing support for questions you may have.
  • Easy to use E-portfolio system from Quals Direct.
  • One to one video support calls / telephone calls.
  • Clear and concise assessment plans, showing you EXACTLY what you need to do to achieve your NVQ.
  • Experienced team of assessors and quality assures – some of whom work as External Verifiers for Awarding Bodies.

The main advantages are:

  • No formal examination
  • Flexible workplace study – earn while you learn
  • Continuous enrolment, start any time
  • Equivalent to an academic qualification

NVQ’s are designed to be taken at a pace that suits your needs, so many learners take about six months to a year to complete. They are outcome-based with no fixed learning programme, allowing flexibility of delivery to meet your individual needs. To earn a qualification, you must complete five mandatory units as well as two optional units.

​Due to the very nature of an NVQ being a work-based assessment, you just need to ensure that you are in a position in your current role to be able to collect the evidence required for your portfolio.

We provide unrivalled support for all our learners. We make the NVQ process easy to understand, with lots of resources and support from our team of dedicated and experienced assessors.


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