Safety, Health and Quality Practitioner

Safety, Health and Quality Practitioner


Facilitate and support actions to eliminate or control hazards to minimise risks in a designated work area. Participate in the planning and implementation of operational Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. Monitor and continually improve the effectiveness of operational Occupational Health and Safety systems.


18 Months | 18 Classes

Entry requirements

Matric with mathematical literacy and working in an environment where SHEQ applies

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a student to operate as an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner, and to serve as a facilitator and advisor to employees and management regarding health and safety in the workplace. This includes monitoring and inspecting the workplace, as well as recording and investigating incidents and accidents. The implementation and maintenance of occupational health and safety systems, to ensure a safe and healthy work environment, also form part of this job function.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety
Module 2: Communications
Module 3: Occupational Health and Safety Applications
Module 4: Occupational Health and Safety Management
Module 5: Operations Management and Supervision

Prescribed workplace evidence must be collected and endorsed by the student’s mentor/supervisor in the workplace and submitted to NVO for final assessment.

NVO will issue a Statement of Results (SoR) once the programme and all assessments have been completed successfully. EISA (External Integrated Summative Assessment) exam to be booked directly with MQA(Health) once NVO programme is completed. Exam fee payable directly to MQA(Health) (exam fees to be found on MQA(Health) website). The Novia One mock examination will be venue based to simulate exam conditions as applied by the EISA exam. Students will receive a certificate of competence against the qualification directly from QCTO after successfully passing the EISA.

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