Environmental, Health & Safety School

Occupational Health & Safety Diploma

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

Only 4 spaces available!

Starts: Thurs 9th February 2023 - 11 months - 18.30 -21.30

Only 8 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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A real focus on the core principles and practise of the role of a Health and Safety Officer makes this a much sought after qualification. Graduates are equipped to immediately apply what they learn to the workplace and are in high demand by leading employers.

IOSH Accredited Programme
This programme has been accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Eligible enrolled students can access IOSH Student Membership for the duration of their studies and, on successful completion, they will meet the
academic requirements for Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership.

Graduate Membership 'Grad IOSH'
Graduate membership is the gateway to Chartered status. 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.

Current Irish, UK, European and international law makes this qualification highly relevant to working in Ireland, the EU and globally.

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 practitioner


The Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety 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).

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).

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 England, comparable to Master's degree level 9 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.


A Level 3 (England) OR level 5/6 (Ireland) qualification in a related subject area such as:

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


  • Level 3 BSC Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent health & safety qualification.
  • Mature learners Age 21 years or more with 2 plus years work related experience


English requirements (for non-native English speakers only)

  • IELTS 5.5 Reading & Writing
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 OR
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 51

*Supporting certified proof of past qualifications and work related experience CV is required to be sent with booking plus English level competency (if applicable). 

Admissions will check your eligibility (based on qualifications and past work experience). If you do not satisfy the entry criteria, we would recommend the level 6 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety  with the Top Up Diploma option.

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
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Starts: Thurs 6th October 2022 - 1 year - 18.30 -21.30
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Health & Safety Diploma
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Starts: Thurs 9th February 2023 - 11 months - 18.30 -21.30
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Payment Options:
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