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City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety - (3654-03)

NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Health & Safety

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A popular option in health and safety distance learning online courses - the NVQ level 3 health and safety qualification is suitable for those in the area of general health and safety practice in the workplace. This NVQ health and safety qualification is designed to support and develop good practice and awareness of all aspects of health and safety in the working environment; including the identification, monitoring and control of workplace hazards and risks.

The City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health and Safety qualification is aimed at those whose job includes elements of health and safety at a practitioner level. As a family business training since 2004, SVT Ltd are highly experienced and understand which courses are best designed for online learning where candidates are training in the workplace. We provide top class tuition through our highly innovative online learning software and provide free resources so you can receive everything you need to pass your course or develop your knowledge further.

This level 3 course is usually for individuals whose duties include hazard spotting, producing and reviewing risk assessments, and identifying appropriate control measures and safe systems of work. Therefore the candidate should have some responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of others before beginning your online health and safety training.

Health and Safety Officers and Supervisors charged with such tasks will identify and develop the necessary skills to undertake these activities and will demonstrate their competence and knowledge throughout the range of units required to gain this qualification. They should have a reasonable degree of authority and autonomy and have access to supportive management in their organisation.

Course Structure

To gain the level 3 nvq certificate in occupational health and safety you must complete 7 units, 5 mandatory units, and 2 optional units of your choice to gain the qualification.

City and Guilds Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Mandatory Units

  • 301 - Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risk to health and safety
  • 302 - Develop procedures to safely control and work operations
  • 303 - Monitor procedures to safely control and work operations
  • 304 - Promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace
  • 305 - Conduct a health and safety risk assessment of the workplace

Optional Units

  • 306 - Investigate and evaluate health and safety incidents and complaints in the workplace
  • 307 - Make sure actions within the workplace aim to protect the environment
  • 308 - Review health and safety procedures in workplaces
  • 309 - Supervise the health, safety and welfare of a learner in the workplace

Course Format

The learning material for the level 3 in health and safety is provided electronically with a guidebook and assessment plan. The assessment team will monitor your progress to offer you support and guidance throughout your course.


The cost of the course is £1295.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get the rate of £1166.00+VAT. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112


Assessment is by production of a personal portfolio demonstrating understanding and application of the standards at this level; this is greatly simplified by our eLearning platform, where evidence can be electronically submitted. You will be fully supported by email and phone. 

Access and Support

12 Months (average completion time 4-6 Months) Full uncapped support 

Membership to Professional bodies


Candidates may apply to the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management for membership at Associate level


Also candiadtes may apply to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health for membership at Associate or Technician level.

Please add to the shopping cart and a SVT course advisor will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your purchase further and arrange your induction with your assessor. 


SVT deliver these courses internationally with Students as far a Australia. We have offices in the UAE as well as the UK. SVT have perfected the delivery of our NVQ's. We have been providing Vocational courses for 20 years.

For further information please contact or call +44 (0)1472 240112 or +44 (0) 02039 599555

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