Higher National Diploma course is ideal for health and safety professionals wishing to advance their career, including safety managers, advisors and consultants.
A degree-level qualification can also increase promotion prospects and earning potential.
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the followings:
LMQ Level 3 Foundation Diploma or GCE Advanced Level qualification with 3 passes. Any qualification which is at Level 3 or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or SCQF Level 5 and 6 in Health and Safety or relevant national qualifications awards at SCQF or any overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 3 qualification in the UK (or higher).
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Higher National Certificates (HNC), Certificates of Higher Education (CertHE)
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 4, Higher National Certificates (HNC)
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Higher National Certificates (HNC), Certificates of Higher Education (CertHE), Vocational Qualifications, Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Advanced Certificate, Higher Certificate
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
- Higher National Certificates (HNC), Modern Apprenticeships, PDA, SVQ, Certificates of Higher Education (CertHE), Scottish Baccalaureate, Advanced Higher, Award
The successful candidates have a wider opportunity to progress onto the higher-level qualifications including LMQ Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Health and Safety Management . As this qualification is at Level 4 (QCF/RQF), the candidates are eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of the Bachelor’s degree programmes. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
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This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.