The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the qualification for those already in a health and safety role looking to develop their skills to an advanced level. It's split into 4 units and builds upon the knowledge gained from the NEBOSH International Certificate.
The course reflects the recent NEBOSH syllabus update (November 2015) adapting the latest international regulatory changes, research and activities in the modern workplace.
The NEBOSH International Diploma will provide you with the ability to:
Each element in each Unit also has it's own learning outcomes.
This unit provides an in-depth understanding of the key areas for managing health and safety on an international scale, covering moral, economic and societal drivers, health and safety management systems and regulating health and safety standards in a global economy.
Unit IB covers all major aspects of managing chemical, biological, physical and physiological hazards in the workplace.
Unit IC 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 is an 8,000-word written assignment set by NEBOSH, designed to demonstrate the application of the knowledge you have gained through previous units.
All four units are mandatory and there are no optional units. Learners can choose to take one, two, three or all four units at the same time, or at different times.
Units IA, IB and IC are each assessed by a three-hour written exam paper. The exams consist of 11 questions split into 2 sections; Section A consisting of 6 ‘short-answer’ questions and Section B consisting of 3 ‘long-answer’ questions.
Unit DNI is a written assignment which assess the practical application of knowledge gained throughout the course. The completed assignment should be submitted electronically to be marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
Choosing to study for your qualification with Astutis means you can undertake the NEBOSH International Diploma course in either of the following ways: