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NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
The NEBOSH International Diploma is the leading qualification for international health and safety practitioners. The NEBOSH Diploma builds on the knowledge gained at Certificate level; it is designed for those seeking a successful long-term career as a health and safety professional. The benefits of holding the NEBOSH International Diploma include:
• Allows you to use the letters ‘IDipNEBOSH’ after your name
• Entitlement to graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH), the first step to becoming a Chartered
Health and Safety Practitioner
• Entitlement to full membership (MIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety
Management (IIRSM))
• Meets the entry requirements for many safety related Masters programmes offered by UK
universities

Course Content (2015 Syllabus)
The NEBOSH International Diploma is made up of four units which need to be completed within 5 years:
Unit IA – Managing Health and Safety -154 Hours
• Principles of Health and Safety Management
• Regulating Health and Safety
• Loss Causation and Incident Investigation
• Measuring and Reviewing Health and Safety Performance
• The Assessment and Evaluation of Risk
• Risk Control
• Organisational Factors
• Human Factors
• The Role of the Health and Safety Practitioner
Unit IB – Hazardous Substances / Agents – 115 Hours
• Managing Occupational Health
• Identification, Assessment and Evaluation of Hazardous Substances
• The Control of Hazardous Substances
• The Monitoring and Measuring of Hazardous Substances
• Biological Agents
• Noise and Vibration
• Radiation
• Mental Ill-Health and Dealing with Violence and Aggression at Work
• Musculoskeletal Risks and Controls
• Work Environment Risks and Controls
Assessment

Unit IC – Workplace and Work Equipment Safety – 120
Hours
• Workplace Welfare Requirements and Specific
Workplace Issues
• Fire and Explosion
• Workplace Fire Risk Assessment
• The Storage, Handling and Processing of Dangerous
Substances
• Work Equipment
• Workplace Machinery
• Mobile, Lifting, Access and Work at Height Equipment
• Electrical Safety
• Construction and Works of a Temporary Nature – Hazards and Controls
• Workplace Transport and Managing Work-Related Road
Risk
Unit DNI: Application of Health and Safety Theory and
Practice
• Assessed by a work based project

Courses Available
The examination for both versions of the syllabus consists of three 3-hour written
examinations (one each for Units IA, IB & IC) and an 8,000 word work based project. You must pass all four to be awarded the NEBOSH International Diploma in
Occupational Health and Safety.
Entry Requirements
The NEBOSH Diploma builds on knowledge that is gained from studying a NEBOSH Certificate or similar course and it is therefore highly recommended such a qualification is gained before starting the NEBOSH Diploma course.

For details on the knowledge required before starting to study the NEBOSH Diploma see our Guidance on Direct Entry to the NEBOSH Diploma.

e-Learning Courses
Flexible, fully tutor supported on-line learning available anywhere in the world
• 468 hours of study (12-36 months) + exams
• Start any time
• • UK: London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
• International: Bahrain, Dubai, Tbilisi, Tunis.
• 200+ exam centres available worldwide – additional fees will apply.
• 30-Day Money Back Guarantee with all e-Learning courses
e-Learning Course Fees
New 2015 Specification
Complete Course £1,295 + VAT + £388 NEBOSH Fee (£1,942)
• Unit IA £350 + VAT + £142 NEBOSH Fee (£562)
• Unit IB £350 + VAT + £82 NEBOSH Fee (£502)
• Unit IC £350 + VAT + £82 NEBOSH Fee (£502)
• Unit DNI £295 + VAT + £82 NEBOSH Fee (£436)

Textbooks
High quality, full colour textbooks
• Essential study guide, covering the complete NEBOSH Syllabus
• Available for Units IA, IB & IC
• Note: Printed copy supplied with classroom and blended learning courses; On-line copy supplied with e-learning courses
Fees

2015 Specification
Complete Diploma Course £254.85 + Postage & Packing
• Unit IA £84.95 + Postage & Packing
• Unit IB £84.95 + Postage & Packing
• Unit IC £84.95 + Postage & Packing

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