The NEBOSH National Diploma builds directly upon the knowledge and skills gained from the NEBOSH General Certificate and provides the expertise required to become a health and safety practitioner and a recognised leader in the field.
The course reflects the most recent NEBOSH syllabus update (November 2015) adapting regulatory changes, research and the latest thinking of health & safety in the modern workplace.
If you're looking to study this course outside of the UK then we recommend taking a look at the NEBOSH International Diploma course on our international courses website.
Upon completion of the NEBOSH National Diploma you will have the skills and knowledge to operate as a competent health and safety practitioner, with the ability to;
This unit provides an in-depth understanding of the key areas for managing health and safety, covering moral, economic and societal drivers, health & safety law and health & safety management systems.
Unit B details all major aspects of managing chemical, biological, physical and physiological hazards in the workplace.
Unit C provides a thorough understanding of how to create and manage safe working environments, covering welfare, fire, dangerous substances, work equipment, electricity, construction and transport.
Unit DNI (Unit D for the National and International Diploma) is a new combined unit which replaces Unit D. it consists of an 8,000 word written assignment set by NEBOSH, designed to demonstrate the application of the knowledge you have gained through previous units. The completed assignment should be submitted electronically to be marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
As per the new syllabus, content from element A11 will now only be assessed in Unit DNI. Although the actual content from A11 sits within Unit A, it may not be taught alongside the rest of the unit.
Units A, B and C are each assessed by a three-hour written question paper. The exams consist of 11 questions split into 2 sections and covers each element within the unit, with a total of 120 marks available.
Unit DNI is a written assignment which assess the practical application of knowledge gained throughout the course. Individuals must demonstrate their understanding of the role of a health and safety practitioner and their ability to respond to risk and improve performance.
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