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What is the NEBOSH Diploma?

The NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals.

June 2019

The NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals is the flagship NEBOSH qualification. Industry leaders regard it as the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals.
 
The NEBOSH Diploma is the most up-to-date and complete toolset for health and safety management infused with engaging and proactive learning methods. The course offers state of the art training with three units designed to cover a wide umbrella involving the management of health and safety, managing hazardous substances and agents, and workplace and work equipment safetyThis course can be studied online, virtual, distance and classroom.
 
The NEBOSH Diploma requires 475 hours to complete, including taught learning hours, self-study hours, and assessment hours. 

  • Taught Learning Hours: The taught element of the course has a minimum of 191 hours. These are either done through online learning materials or in a tutor-led environment. 
  • Self-Study Hours: You'll need to complete research and additional study to support and consolidate your learning. NEBOSH recommends 144 hours of self-study hours to ensure a comprehensive learning experience. 
  • Assessment Hours: There are 140 assessment hours for the NEBOSH Diploma; 60 for ND1, 40 for ND2, and 40 for ND3. You'll have a 4-6 week window to complete your assessment hours, which equates to around 10 hours of work each week.

Who is the NEBOSH Diploma for? 

The course is perfect for individuals who are:

  • Looking to advance in their health and safety career.
  • Looking to assume an advisory role on a vast scope of workplace health and safety issues.
  • Looking to play a role in promoting a new positive health and safety culture.

Learners from all backgrounds and cultures try and love the course. Some of the jobs titles our learners had whilst studying are: Health and Safety Managers, Advisors or Officers, Compliance Managers, Training Coordinators, Quality, Risk and Environmental workers, Engineers, Consultants and Directors.
 
The NEBOSH Diploma has a vast set of benefits for all learners and companies looking to improve their health and safety efforts.
 
Successful learners will:

  • Be able to assume an advisory role on a vast scope of workplace health and safety issues.
  • Have the confidence to develop a health and safety policy strategy.
  • Know how to construct a risk management strategy.
  • Play a vital role in promoting a new positive health and safety culture.
  • Learn how to manage contractors and supply chains to ensure complete compliance with crucial health and safety measures.
  • Use different styles of health and safety leadership and become an influencing factor in your workplace.
     
    In 2018 the NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals syllabus changed. Check out our blog on the latest important changes of the NEBOSH Diploma here, or visit the course page below.

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