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The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is a leading qualification for health and safety professionals outside the UK. It teaches learners how to develop strategy, raise standards and drive change in their organisation.
Based on best practice, it provides a body of knowledge that's shared around the world helping to improve safety in all workplaces and progress the health and safety profession.
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety gives learners the skills and knowledge to competently manage and control all aspects of health and safety, enabling them to reduce risk, raise standards and improve efficency in their company.
As gloablisation increases, governments and employers are recognising the need for a common and consistent standard for achieving and maintaining the health and safety of workers in all parts of the world. Based on international standards, the NEBOSH International Diploma provides a recognised level of practice that helps to improve safety standards and advance the profession on a global scale.
The NEBOSH International Diploma is modelled on the NEBOSH National Diploma. The key difference is the application of legal requirements. Rather than being guided by UK legislation, the NEBOSH International Diploma takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors are also included when appropriate.
It’s this global best practice approach which helps make sure people all around the world are working to the same high standards.
The NEBOSH International Diploma is for health and safety professionals working outside of the UK looking to develop their knowledge and skills to an advanced level.
Learners should already have a foundation-level qualification, such as the NEBOSH International Certificate, and/or have at least 5 years’ experience in the field.
The NEBOSH International Diploma is split into 4 units and covers:
There are three x 3-hour written exams, 1 each for Units IA, IB and IC. Unit DNI is an 8000 word project. Exams are held twice a year in January and July in recognised exam centres - find your nearest exam venue here.
The NEBOSH International Diploma is recognised by employers in all industries, all around the world. It meets the academic requirements to become a certified health and safety professional by international boards including:
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