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Certificate of Competence in an Individual Subject

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The Certificate of Competence (CoC) in an Individual Subject is for candidates who wish to establish their competence in a specific field. The CoC follows successful completion of the appropriate BOHS modular qualification(s). 

Candidates can complete their Certificate in: Asbestos and Other Fibres; Noise; Control and Legionella (other subjects may be considered upon request).

Qualification Overview

Entry Requirements

Those who have passed the following BOHS Occupational Hygiene Modules are eligible to take the Certificate of Competence in that subject;

  • The CoC in Asbestos and Other Fibres can be taken by candidates holding the five proficiency modules in asbestos (P401, P402, P403, P404, P405). Alternatively, candidates holding W504 or S301 are also eligible.
  • The CoC in Legionella can be taken by candidates who have passed P901, P903 and P904 (or previously P902 instead of P903 and P904).
  • The CoC in Control can be taken by candidates who have passed P601, P602, P603 and P604. Alternatively, candidates holding W505 are also eligible.
  • The CoC in Noise can be taken by candidates who have passed W503. 

Applicants should note that some of the components of this qualification are assessed on-line and therefore access to a computer and the internet is essential.

 

Routes to the Qualification

Depending on qualifications and experience, candidates will be asked to complete Personal Learning Portfolio and/or a Report. All candidates will then take an oral examination to obtain the qualification.

Fees from 1st February 2017

Submission of a Report£120
Submission of a Personal Learning Portfolio and Report£155
Oral Examination£400

*Please note that fees become payable at the time a candidate registers for each component of their qualification.

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