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#1 Posted : 01 May 2017 17:51:49(UTC)
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Hello all,

             I am looking for some advice on ensuring I am up to speed in current safety legislation and practice. I have worked for the past 11 years as an operations manager with responsibility for Health and safety as part of my role including setting H & S policy across 3 food factory locations. Standardising risk assessments, safe systems of work, COSHH, and management of all of the aspects for a safe working environment. I also had operational control of two of the factories so safety was not my one and only responsibility.

I am looking for a change into a safety role full time, but my last full safety qualification was a general NEBOSH cert back in 1997.

So my dilemma is I have many years experience but a qualification that is relevant but not viewed as current. What do you believe is my best route to be accepted for current safety roles?

Thanks in advance.


peter gotch  
#2 Posted : 02 May 2017 12:07:52(UTC)
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peter gotch

Assuming you are still in your role, you could probably get the evidence for a vocational qualification quite quickly.

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DWILLARD on 03/05/2017(UTC)
#3 Posted : 03 May 2017 07:39:44(UTC)
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I agree with Peter an NVQ L5 would be best to consolidate your knowledge.

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DWILLARD on 03/05/2017(UTC)
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