Environmental, Health & Safety School

Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Course (Online)

Starts: Thurs 6th October 2022 - 1 year - 18.30 -21.30

Only 2 spaces available!

Apply By: Tuesday August 16th by 5pm
Starts: Thurs 9th February 2023 - 11 months - 18.30 -21.30

Only 6 spaces available!

The OTHM Health and Safety Diploma course is the only course in Ireland, designed to meet the highest standards of working as a health and safety officer.

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This is the best health and safety course in Ireland because it qualifies you to work in the role of a Health and Safety Officer. Graduates are in high demand by leading employers, making this a much sought after qualification. Whether you live in Dublin, Belfast or Cork, doing a health and safety course online in Ireland is one of the best decisions you can make.

IOSH Accredited Programme
This Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Eligible enrolled students can access IOSH Student Membership for the duration of their studies. On successful completion of the occupational health and safety management diploma, graduates meet the academic requirements for Graduate 'Grad IOSH' membership.

Learn about:

  • Health and safety management and practice
  • How to devise risk assessments and set out incident procedures
  • Implement a safe working environment
  • Understand how to promote a positive health and safety culture
  • Know the most current health and safety law, regulation and codes of practice from your region; Ireland, UK and EU.
  • Acquire the competencies of a skilled reflective health and safety officer

The Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety course is awarded by OTHM qualifications which is recognised on the RQF Regulated qualifications framework to Level 6 (England) which is comparable to Level 7 (Ireland). OTHM qualifications (England) is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). This is one of the few health and safety officer courses at level 7 which is similar to the first year of a health and safety degree in Ireland.

Current Irish, European, UK and international law makes this Health and safety course highly relevant to working in Dublin, Ireland, England, the EU and globally.

Graduate Membership 
Graduates qualify for Graduate membership of IOSH, 'Grad IOSH'. As IOSH is the only organisation in the world that offers Chartered membership to health and safety practitioners, this can help you achieve the highest professional standards and gain international recognition.

Graduate demand
Our graduates are in high demand across several industries and sectors, but particularly, Construction, Pharma, healthcare and others. 88% of successful graduates acquire new opportunities as, Health & Safety Managers, Health & Safety officers, Safety officers (Construction) and Lead EHS Advisers (Pharma).

Expert Teachers

Our teachers who live in Dublin, Cork, Belfast and throughout Ireland are highly qualified having completed health and safety officer courses and have 15 plus years health and safety work experience.

A unique approach, that gets you the result
No need to worry about exams. CMI’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.

Learner Support

• Weekly live classes (recorded for playback)
• Free textbooks for each Unit
• eBooks
• Assignment Feedback on work submitted

Successful Graduates can progress to the Post graduate diploma in occupational health and safety management  (level 7 diploma in health and safety management, comparable to Master's degree level 9 in Ireland).

Certify as a Health & Safety Officer
Every successful graduate will receive a digital Certified Health & Safety Officer Career badge . This immediately verifies to employers you have achieved the competencies and skills needed to become a Health and Safety officer.

Applicants should demonstrate they have either :

Completed a short Health and Safety 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).

*IELTS 5.5 Reading & Writing, Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 ,

If unsure as to eligibility, please contact Admissions. Admissions will check your eligibility (based on qualifications and past work experience).

Award: Occupational Health & Safety Diploma
Award Body: OTHM Qualifications
Level: 6 (England) comparable to to level 7 (Ireland)
Graduates can progress to the Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management - Masters level 9


Some Of The Hiring Companies in Ireland We Provide Graduates To

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Health & Safety Diploma
Course Dates:
Starts: Thurs 6th October 2022 - 1 year - 18.30 -21.30
Available Formats:
Live Online
Payment Options:
Deposit, In Full
Health & Safety Diploma
Course Dates:
Starts: Thurs 9th February 2023 - 11 months - 18.30 -21.30
Available Formats:
Live Online
Payment Options:
Deposit, In Full

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