This is the best health and safety course 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 health and safety courses online in Ireland is one of the best decisions you can make.
IOSH Accredited Programme
This OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety course Ireland 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 diploma, graduates meet the academic requirements for Graduate 'Grad IOSH' membership.
The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety online 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.
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.
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).
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.
• Weekly live classes (recorded for playback)
• Assignment Feedback on work submitted
Successful Graduates can progress to the OTHM level 7 Diploma in occupational health and safety management (comparable to post graduate diploma 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 a :
Completed a Health and Safety level 6 course OR
2 years work related experience OR
Hold a entry level qualification in :
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).
Yes it does. You will acquire the core skills, competencies and knowledge needed to become a a Health and Safety officer.
Yes this course is recognised nationally and internationally on framework of qualifications to level 6 (England) comparable to level 7 (Ireland). Level 7 is equivalent to the 1st and 2nd year of an Ordinary degree. The Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is awarded by OTHM qualifications and 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.
Health and Safety job courses are designed to lead to significant career advancement due to the industry recognition and qualifications offered from IOSH and CMI career qualifications. For more information click here
Yes the Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety 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. Graduates meet the entry criteria to progress to level 9 Masters degree level.
88% of our graduates receive Health and safety job offers or promotions within weeks of finishing the course, many before they finish.
The health and safety advisor or practitioner must be familiar with health and safety procedures unique to their employer and is expected to be familiar with the basics of Health and safety law and risk assessments. For more information click here