Accredited H&S Professional: GradIOSH, CMIOSH and ASP by Applied Learning (Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice) - HSP

Discipline: Health, Safety, Environment
Level: Specialized
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Achieve Chartered Membership (CMIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) by flexible, distance learning. IOSH is the world's largest health and safety professional body, and its membership credentials are recognized globally.

This is a mentored program typically lasting 12 months (532 guided hours). Each participant has a personal mentor and adviser who works with them on a flexible, one-to-one basis. Our support is tailored to meet your needs, including meetings where it is reasonable to do so. Regular communication is usually through e-conference, e-mail and telephone. You can start at any time, and you can work at a pace that suits you and your job. This qualification is accepted by IOSH for Graduate Membership (GradIOSH). CMIOSH is awarded after successful application and completion of an open book examination and professional interview. The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has a credential agreement with IOSH to accept GradIOSH for its Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation. ASP, once a designation in the process of becoming a CSP, is now a full certification and internationally accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). To register or for more information, please go to
Experienced health and safety managers, officers, and advisers seeking professional recognition of their prior skills. You must be an active practitioner with at least two years' experience.
  • With support from a personal mentor, to build your portfolio of work-based evidence which meets ProQual requirements for the award
  • To write reflective reports explaining the evidence using templates which we will provide to you
  • To identify and close any gaps in your H&S knowledge through assessment and internal verification of your portfolio
  • By being registered with awarding body ProQual
The syllabus has been designed to cover the competencies of a Health and Safety Professional. There are 10 mandatory units in the qualification, which are completed by presenting and explaining work-based evidence:

1. Promote a positive health and safety culture
2. Develop and implement the health and safety policy
3. Develop and implement effective communication systems for health and safety information
4. Develop and maintain individual and organizational competence in health and safety matters
5. Identify, assess, and control health and safety risks
6. Develop and implement proactive monitoring systems for health and safety
7. Develop and implement reactive monitoring systems for health and safety
8. Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
9. Develop and implement health and safety review systems
10. Maintain knowledge of improvements to influence health and safety practice

Additional fees may be charged for support after the expiry of 12 months from the date of registration, particularly if satisfactory progress has not been made.