Health and Safety NVQ Level 3 achieves a City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Awarding body

(City & Guilds)

City & Guilds
Workplace Visits 3 Minimum
Duration Up to 12 Months
HSE Regulation Compliance
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Read more
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Health and Safety NVQ Level 3 prices and availability are dependent upon location as training is delivered on clients' premises.

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NVQ Level 3 Information

Who should complete this qualification

  • Managers
  • Health & Safety Practitioners
  • Employees with a day to day responsibility for Health & Safety

Entry requirements

Candidates must be working in a position of work responsible for day to day Health & Safety in order to gather the necessary evidence.

Training syllabus

  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Develop procedures to safety control work operations
  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Promote a healthy and safe culture in the workplace
  • Conduct a health and safety risk assessment of a workplace
  • Investigate and evaluate health and safety incidents and complaints in the workplace
  • Make sure your own actions within the workplace aim to protect the environment
  • Review health and safety procedures in workplaces
  • Supervise the health, safety and welfare of a learner in the workplace
  • Continual assessment and support

Start time

The programme can commence at anytime, it is not fixed to the academic calendar.


Workplace Visits and E-Portfolio. Didac staff visit the workplace for review and support with evidence submitted using E-Portfolio.

Refresher training

The qualification is lifelong and does not need to be refreshed but CPD will need to be undertaken to maintain up-to-date practices.

Qualification Description

Qualification Description

The Level 3 NVQ in Occupational Health and Safety is a qualification that enables employees with a day to day responsibility for Health & Safety to develop and apply policy and procedures within the organisation.

Level 3 Health and Safety NVQ learners should have some experience of occupational Health and Safety and a desire to develop their professional skills. The Level 3 Health and Safety course formalises these skills and achieves a City and Guilds qualification.

As an occupational Health and Safety training course, Level 3 NVQ candidates will be assessed in the workplace. In between visits from the assessor, candidates will make use of the working environment to gather evidence for assessment that will be submitted using an online E-Portfolio system.

Health and Safety courses aim to inspire awareness within candidates that becomes reflected in their activities at work. NVQ Level 3 Health and Safety course candidates work to generate a culture of Health and Safety within the organisation inspiring both employers and employees to take responsibility for their own Health and Safety aswell as those around them.

A figure within the organisation to ensure that policy is communicated down the organisational structure, Health and Safety NVQ candidates’ feedback and report to senior staff or management to increase transparency, ensuring that issues are communicated and problems addressed.

Training Locations

On-site Health and Safety NVQ Level 3, UK wide

Didac deliver on-site Health and Safety NVQ Level 3 qualifications and other training courses to any location across the UK.

Some recent on-site training locations include:

  • Brighton
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dorset
  • Gloucester
  • Hampshire
  • Kent
  • Leicester
  • Lincoln
  • London
  • Newport
  • Nottingham
  • Portsmouth
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
  • Swindon
  • Yorkshire

Overseas Work

Didac will always consider work overseas, including volatile regions and territories.

Contact us about our overseas work policy.