Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Course Information

  • Course Code: D981

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Overview

This course will help experienced safety reps develop their understanding of health and safety principle and practice.

The course gives learners the opportunity to question the development and function of health and safety law, discover how to build trade union organisation for health and safety and tackle some of the health, safety, welfare and environmental problems that workers currently face.

The course is delivered over three terms.

 
What will I study?

The course will help you:

  • question the development and function of health and safety law
  • discover how to build trade union organisation for health and safety
  • tackle some of the health, safety, welfare and environmental problems that workers currently face.
 
Entry Requirements

Union safety representatives who wish to take this course should have:

  • previously attended the TUC stage 1 and 2 Health and Safety Courses; or
  • obtained 8 30-hour NOCN credits, with a minimum of 4 credits at Level 2 (24 10-hour NOCN credits); or
  • obtained a suitable equivalent to the two categories above through their own union's courses or from elsewhere.
  • Please note all applicants to the online course will be required to complete a second stage application form detailing the knowledge and experience that they have gained as a trade union health and safety rep. This will be used by tutors to assess applicants suitability for the course.
How will I be assessed?
What can I do next?

On completion of the course successful candidates will receive the TUC Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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