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OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Starts: Thursday 3rd October 2024 7 months - 18.30 -21.30

Only 4 spaces available!

Apply by Tuesday July 23rd 6.00 pm

This Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course is an excellent qualification for those wishing to become a Health and Safety practitioner.

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The OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course Ireland covers the core knowledge needed to embark on a successful career in Health and Safety.  You will acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills necessary to work as a health and safety advisor.

On this Health and Safety certificate course Ireland, you will learn the basics of incident management, risk assessments and apply techniques to create a positive health and safety culture.

Doing this online certificate in health and safety at work will ensure you become familiar with health and safety policies and procedures unique to your own employer and others .

On this Certificate in Occupational Health and safety online, you will learn to apply health and safety principles and put into practice in real world settings.

An important part of this online Health and Safety Certificate , is how to devise Risk assessments and incident procedures.


A key aspect of this Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety course is how to develop health and safety statements and policies

On this health and safety certification course learn how to how to promote a positive health and safety culture in your organisation


IOSH recognition
Graduates of the level 3 and level 6 Certificate are eligible to apply for 'Tech IOSH' membership.

The OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety at work course Dublin, Ireland is awarded by OTHM qualifications and is recognised on the framework to Level 6 (England) which is comparable to Level 7 (Ireland).

OTHM qualifications
OTHM qualifications are a globally trusted awarding body, approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). This Health and Safety certificate Ireland course sits on the RQF Regulated Qualifications Framework (England).

This Othm level 6 Certificate in health and safety online course satisfies the entry criteria to do the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety.  Successful Health and Safety Certificate online course students, only need to complete 3 additional units to complete the Diploma through a special Top-up option.

Graduate demand
Graduates in Ireland doing these health and safety certification courses are in high demand across several industries and sectors, but particularly, Construction, Pharma, healthcare and others. 88% of successful health and safety certificate online graduates acquire new opportunities as, Health & Safety Managers, Health & Safety officers, Safety officers (Construction) and Lead EHS Advisers (Pharma).

Certify as a Health & Safety Practitioner
Every successful graduate in Ireland will receive a digital Health and Safety Certification Practitioner badge . This immediately verifies to employers you have achieved the competencies and skills needed to become a Health and Safety advisor/practitioner.  For more information on Career badges click here

A Unique approach, that gets you the result
No need to worry about exams. CMI Ireland’s unique incremental approach to learning provides you with the pathway to success. You will submit scheduled assignments each term and will receive feedback and recommendations for improvement.

Student Support:

• Textbooks for each Unit is provided
• Weekly live classes (recordable for playback)
• Unit feedback sessions
• eBooks
• Assignment Feedback

Students with minimum work related experience will benefit from the textbooks provided. Tutor feedback on assignments will assist you through your study.


Applicants should demonstrate they have either a :

Technical Certificate in Health & Safety course completed with CMI  OR

Completed a Health and Safety level 6 course OR

2 years work related experience  OR

Hold a entry level qualification in :

  • Science and Technology, Legal and regulatory systems, risk management, Occupational health and hygiene, Occupational psychology, information technology, and literacy and numeracy.

Please supply a CV with details of past qualifications and experience at time of application/booking plus English level competency* (if applicable).

English Requirements

Non-native English speakers who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English equivalent to the levels below;

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 51
  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5

*Supporting certified proof of past qualifications and work-related experience CV is required to be attached to application booking plus English level competency (if applicable). Note Qualifications completed through English will also be accepted.

If unsure as to eligibility, please contact Admissions.

Award: OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
Award Body: OTHM Qualifications
Level: 6 (England) comparable to level 7 (Ireland)
Graduates can Top-up to the Diploma by doing a further 3 Units .

What Our Students Say About Us

This Certificate in Health and Safety course was great as I am a student living outside Ireland. It allowed me to obtain a recognised level 6 health and safety qualification in a much quicker time than other colleges I was looking at. Doing this health and safety certificate course has dramatically improved my salary.
Michael Spendgrove
July 21, 2023
This health and safety certificate course is definitely worthwhile for anyone starting out. The online live classes are very convenient and this health and safety certificate is one of those must have qualifications. Teachers and the staff were very helpful. I had looked at various health and safety certification courses in Ireland and found this to be the best.
Peter O’Sullivan
June 25, 2023
I enjoyed doing this certificate in health and safety officer course at CMI. I learned a huge amount and alot about myself as a health and safety officer. Well thought through level 6 Health and safety course and i found the learning platform easy to use and navigate. Meeting teachers and students through online classes was great and motivating. I would recommend this Health and Safety Certificate online course to anyone.
Simon Kavanagh
Jun 16, 2023


Yes it does. You will acquire the core skills, competencies and knowledge needed to become a a Health and Safety Practitioner. For more information click here 

Yes all students who complete the Level 6 Certificate can progress straight into the Level 6 Diploma, through a Top-Up arrangement. Only 3 further units need to be completed.  By progressing to the Diploma , students increase their chances of getting a higher paid health and safety officer role. For further information on the role of health and safety officer click here

Yes the Certificate is a level 6 (England) qualification which is comparable to a level 7 (Ireland). This is similar to the first and second year of an Ordinary degree.

88% of our graduates receive Health and safety job offers or promotions within weeks of finishing the course, many before they finish.  All graduates are successful in gaining health and safety practitioner roles. For more information on the role of health and safety practitioner click here 

Some Of The Hiring Companies in Ireland We Provide Graduates To

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OTHM Level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
Course Dates:
Starts: Thursday 3rd October 2024 7 months - 18.30 -21.30
Available Formats:
Live Online
Payment Options:
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