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NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

There's never been a better time to accelerate your career, develop your leadership skills, drive innovation in health and safety and take a senior position in your company with the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals qualification.

85% of Astutis learners pass their NEBOSH Diploma exams first time, with the average pass mark at 82%! This is approximately 20% higher than any other training provider

At this years NEBOSH Diploma Graduation, Astutis learners were awarded four special awards for their exemplary study and pass rates. Hear from an award winner on how why he would recommend the NEBOSH Diploma.

Learning Methods

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Duration

475 hours

Entry Requirements

NEBOSH General Certificate
5+ Years Health & Safety Role

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NEBOSH National Diploma Explained

The NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals is an advanced health and safety qualification.

All Astutis NEBOSH Diploma courses are delivered to the new syllabus specification, covering the most updated health and safety legislation. The courses are available in a wide range of learning methods, Online, Live in a Virtual Classroom, a traditional Classroom, or at your workplace.

The NEBOSH National Diploma course is made up of three units and covers legislation, hazardous agents, equipment, and workplace safety. It's assessed with one workplace assignment and two case studies.

The NEBOSH Diploma is recognised by employers and professional memberships in over 180 countries around the world! It's the ideal course if you want a successful, long-term career in health and safety.
 

 

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Units

  • ND1

    Workplace health and safety principles

  • ND2

    Controlling workplace health issues

  • ND3

    Controlling workplace safety issues

Assessments

  • ND1 Assignment. Approx. 60-hours to complete



    ND2 Case study: Approx. 40-hours to complete




    ND3 Case-study. Approx 40-hours to complete

Course Length

  • Online/Distance: approx 475 hours (3 years access provided)

    Virtual/Classroom: 6 split weeks (30 working days)

     

Learning Methods

  • Virtual

    Live-online, engaging and interactive classes

  • Online

    Instant access with interactive study support 

  • Classroom

    Traditional structured learning environment

  • On-Site

    Delivered on-site

  • Distance

    Access to digital course notes and online learning materials

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Classroom
Manchester
NND21 Wk1 06/02/2023
NND21 Wk2 13/02/2023
NND21 Wk3 17/04/2023
NND21 Wk4 24/04/2023
NND21 Wk5 19/06/2023
NND21 Wk6 26/06/2023
£5999.00
Virtual
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NND21 Wk2 21/08/2023
NND21 Wk3 30/10/2023
NND21 Wk4 04/12/2023
NND21 Wk5 11/03/2024
NND21 Wk6 15/04/2024
ND 1 13/09/2023
ND 3 09/01/2024
ND 2 15/05/2024
£5495.00
Virtual
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NND21 Wk3 06/11/2023
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NND21 Wk6 29/04/2024
ND 1 13/09/2023
ND 3 09/01/2024
ND 2 15/05/2024
£5495.00
Virtual
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NND21 Wk3 13/05/2024
NND21 Wk4 24/06/2024
NND21 Wk5 23/09/2024
NND21 Wk6 28/10/2024
ND 1 13/03/2024
ND 3 10/07/2024
ND 2 13/11/2024
£5495.00
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NND21 Wk2 04/03/2024
NND21 Wk3 20/05/2024
NND21 Wk4 01/07/2024
NND21 Wk5 30/09/2024
NND21 Wk6 04/11/2024
ND 1 13/03/2024
ND 3 10/07/2024
ND 2 13/11/2024
£5495.00

The NEBOSH Diploma is an advanced qualification. You should already understand fundamental health and safety principles such as risk assessment, hazard control, accident investigation, and key regulations.

It is very strongly recommended to have either completed the NEBOSH General Certificate, or have at least 5 years experience working in a health and safety role.

You’ll also need to have a good level of communication to critically analyse information and apply it to any given scenario.

 

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ND1
Workplace health and safety principles This unit provides an in-depth understanding of the key areas for managing health and safety. It covers moral, economic and societal drivers, health and safety law and management systems.
ND2
Controlling workplace health issues This unit gives an in-depth understanding of all major aspects of managing chemical, biological, physical and physiological hazards in the workplace.
ND3
Controlling workplace safety issues This unit provides a thorough understanding of how to create a safe working environment. It covers welfare, fire, dangerous substances, work equipment, electricity, construction and transport.

Interested in the full NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals syllabus?

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NEBOSH National Diploma Factsheet

NEBOSH Diploma Course Guide

NEBOSH National Diploma Syllabus Guide

NEBOSH Qualification Progression

Assessments

Each assessment is completed electronically and submitted through the NEBOSH exam portal. You'll have between 4-6 weeks to complete your assessments, and will have a dedicated start date and submission deadline.

Information

You must pass all three units to achieve your full NEBOSH Diploma. Your total number of marks will determine your final qualification grade.

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Have you completed the NEBOSH General Certificate?
The Diploma builds upon the foundation of the General Certificate, and it is strongly recommended that you undertake this qualification first
Do you have a suitable standard of English?

It is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7.0 or higher in IELTS test.
You need to have a foundation understanding of health and safety management principals and risk and safety management skills before taking the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals. It is strongly recommended that you take the NEBOSH General Certificate or have at least 5 years experience working in a health and safety role to increase your chance of passing.
As a NEBOSH National Diploma course learner, you have access to your personal learning portal containing:
  • Unique health and safety information
  • Access to exclusive events for tailored Continuing Professional Development
  • Networking opportunities
  • Our biannual HSE journal exploring recent health and safety research.
The NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety qualification meets the academic requirements to apply for Graduate Membership (Grad IOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). It is the first step to becoming a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner as a chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).

The next step during the NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety course, is completing a Skills Development Portfolio. Once the Portfolio is completed, you will be asked to attend a peer review interview. Following the successful completion of all units of your NEBOSH Diploma, you will also need to maintain your continuing professional development (CPD).
The length of time taken to complete the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals course varies according to mode of study. Learners have a period of 5 years from enrolment to completing their NEBOSH National Diploma exams. 
Choosing a provider for the NEBOSH Diploma can be tough. There are a lot of training providers to choose from and you want to ensure you get the most from your money. Astutis' advice is to look at online reviews and testimonials to see what past learners think and their experience.

You could also try to understand what their average pass rates are - this reflects on the quality of training and learning support. Reviewing what learning material you will have access to, for how long and on which platforms is crucial to ensure your needs are met.

Comparing the various learning methods available by learning providers and identifying the right fit for you is also really important.
For people outside of the UK we recommend the NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals.

Read More about the International NEBOSH Health and Safety qualification here
The NEBOSH Diploma course is available in two versions. National for UK based learners and International for learners outside the UK. Both NEBOSH courses are equal to one another however the syllabus is slightly different and is tailored to health and safety legislation in different parts of the world.
The NEBOSH Diploma is a Level 6 qualification which is equivalent to a UK degree with full honours. According to the National Qualifications Framework, completing the NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals equates to a full bachelor's degree.
All Astutis tutors are experienced Health and Safety professionals and leaders within their field. With vast industry knowledge gained from experience, our tutors are also educationalists who hold teaching qualifications, master's degrees or doctorates.

Additionally, as NEBOSH examiners they are ideally placed to guide and coach learners to success. For those studying online in our award-winning LMS (Learning Management System), learners can further interact outside of the classroom through our exclusive tutor-led discussion forum and notice boards.

Tutors are able to raise questions and guide the conversation to further develop critical thinking around particular health and safety topics. Online learners will gain free access to revision webinars as part of their course and all Astutis learners will be assigned a tutor on enrolment who will be on hand to answer questions on a one-to-one basis via telephone or email.
Like other NEBOSH courses, the NEBOSH Diploma does not expire. However, it is best to keep up to date with the latest Health and Safety legislation and health and safety news. You can do this by reviewing the latest syllabus, subscribing to health and safety blogs and by attending health and safety events. This will ensure that you comply with the latest and best health and safety standards of the industry.  
Workplace Training

NEBOSH National Diploma for Your Workforce

Develop your people for a better organisation

By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the NEBOSH National Diploma qualification you will be able to contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.

Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at a premises and on a day of your choice.

Benefits Of Staff Training At Your Organisation

Cost and time saving benefits for larger number of staff.
Your own dedicated account manager to organise all aspects of your training.
Relevant training for your staff can be tailored to company requests.
Choice and convenience of training delivery options to suit your staff.

Whats The Best Way For My Staff To Learn?

Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:

Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments

Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel

Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery that is hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK.

Workplace Training
CONSULTATION SERVICE

Helping You To Train Your Staff

Independent and practical consultancy support provided by our Chartered Health and Safety, and Environmental practitioners.

Where is the NEBOSH Diploma Recognised?

The NEBOSH Diploma is recognised worldwide. It's accepted by employers, educational institutions and professional bodies across the globe.

In the UK, you can use your NEBOSH Diploma to apply for chartered membership with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This means that you'll have access to the full range of courses and qualifications offered by the HSE.

You can also use your qualification to become a member of The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) or The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Both organisations offer a wide range of training opportunities, including qualifications at all levels.

Is the NEBOSH Diploma Worth Doing?

The NEBOSH Diploma will benefit your career in several ways:

- It gives you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs because employers know that NEBOSH diplomas are only awarded after passing a rigorous exam process.

- You'll learn valuable skills that can help you in any workplace, such as how to manage emergencies or how safety issues should be handled.

-  The NEBOSH diploma is an internationally recognized qualification that demonstrates your ability to work safely and efficiently in a range of different environments.

- It also shows employers that you have a commitment to lifelong learning and development—and this can be just as important as having the right experience on your resume.

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