Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety


The OTHM Level 3 Online Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety In order to help trainees comprehend health and safety procedures in the workplace, this certificate has been created. This certificate in heath will be beneficial for the learners trying to gain a proper understanding about health organisations and their goals. As this is a certificate in safety as well, learners will be able to understand the full potential of a health organisation and how they manage different safety precautions for maintaining health as well.

The course covers the topics you would come across in a health and safety role and offers insight into how to address workplace difficulties.

The aims of this programme will allow learners to :

  • Understand the different roles and responsibilities for health and safety in the working environment
  • Be aware of safety and welfare rules in the working environment
  • Understand the elements of a health and social policy
  • Understand the benefits of safety management systems in organisations
  • Be able to review health and safety procedures across an organisation
  • Be able to communicate effectively when contributing to the maintenance of a healthy and safe work environment
  • Understand the importance of working with others to maintain a healthy and safe workplace.
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment
  • Understand about risks and control methods for workplace hazards
  • Know how to manage the effects of accidents and incidents
  • Be able to monitor risks and incident management

The credential is appropriate for those seeking employment in health and safety positions across a range of industries and will offer the practical knowledge and abilities that organisations and employers want.

The qualification will allow applicants to apply for  Associate (AIOSH) / Technical (Tech IOSH) membership.

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can be offered to learners from age 16.

There are no specific admission criteria for this degree, but it’s crucial that students can comprehend and explain the ideas presented in the syllabus in the language used for both the course and the assessment. We will work with the centres to make sure that the students accepted into the programme have the necessary skills at the appropriate level to complete the learning and evaluation requirements. It would be beneficial to have some working knowledge of workplace health and safety.

Module Structure

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety consists of 3 mandatory units for a combined total of 34 credits.

Unit titleCredit
Health and Safety Principles in the Working Environment10
Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Working Environment14
Principles of Risk and Incident Management in the Working Environment10

Learners are able to:

  • Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments.
  • Gain Teacher support
  • Access LCPS online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes.
  • Obtain Assignment marking and feedback.
  • Access Free Online library.
  • Gain Fully accredited UK courses.
  • Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday)
  • Gain Full support until the completion of the course.


The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is a certificate that graduates with the OTHM Level 3 Technical Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can pursue or they can begin working right away.


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


The programme is accredited by OTHM, an Ofqual regulated qualification.

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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