Become an IOSH Awarding Organisation (AO) approved study centre

IOSH awarding organisation coat of armsIOSH professional qualifications develop and recognise the excellence and expertise of occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals and aim to improve global standards in OSH.

Our professional qualifications are based on the IOSH competency framework and the IOSH AO is regulated by Ofqual. They are designed to be an integral part of an OSH professional's career journey and will be available at two levels:

  • IOSH Level 3 Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Principles and Practice, and
  • IOSH Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health Leadership and Management.

Why become an IOSH AO approved study centre?

Our approved study centres have:

  • access to a range of marketing materials including your own listing on our website
  • access to IOSH digital learning resources including our online CPD tool Blueprint
  • dedicated support to guide you through all stages of the approval process
  • ongoing delivery support from our expert quality assurance team.

Benefits for your learners

Professional advantage – your learners develop and apply a broad range of competencies to implement and lead effective health, safety and wellbeing practices within workplaces and in workplace cultures.

Transferable skills – your learners develop a mix of technical, soft and business skills directly linked to the IOSH competency framework, that are transferrable and equip them on their career journey.

Professional recognition – your learners have a pathway for career enhancement as an OSH professional, leading to eligibility for TechIOSH and GradIOSH through completion of the qualifications.

Recognised quality globally – the internationally recognised assurance of quality that comes with an Ofqual-regulated qualification.

Resources and support – your learners who become IOSH student members gain access to our breadth of tools and knowledge, including Blueprint, our online CPD tool.

The Institute of Leadership approved – our IOSH Level 6 Diploma is an accredited leadership development programme that is contemporary, engaging and focuses on improving practice. It provides a pathway for your learners to attain membership of The Institute of Leadership.

Register your interest

If you would like to find out more about delivering IOSH professional qualifications then please use this form to register your interest.

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