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NEBOSH updated the syllabus for the NEBOSH International Diploma in April 2021. Please read our guidance on the previous NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (2014) exams here.
The NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals (2019 syllabus) has 3 assessments (previously called exams):
The assessment for Unit ND1/ID1 is split into 4 sections:
You will have 6 weeks to complete you assignment and submit it to the NEBOSH online portal. We recommend you spend at least 60 hours on your assessment, which equates to around 10 hours per week.
The assessment is worth 600 marks and you need to achieve at least 50% to pass.
Units ND2/ID2 and ND3/ID3 are each assessed with a case-study and scenario based questions.
You will have 4 weeks to complete each question paper and submit it for marking. We recommend you spend at least 40 hours on each paper (around 10 hours per week).
|Unit||Assessment date||Submission date||Registration deadline|
|ID1||08 September 21||20 October 21||20 July 21|
|ID2||10 November 21||08 December 21||15 September 21|
|ID3||12 January 22||09 February 22||03 December 22|
|ID1||09 March 22||20 April 22||19 January 22|
|ID2||11 May 22||08 June 22||18 March 22|
|ID3||06 July 22||03 August 22||24 May 22|
NEBOSH will send you login details for the NEBOSH assessment portal 2 weeks before your assessment date. From here, you can download your assessment paper and any supporting material straight to your computer to complete in your own time.
When you’re ready to submit your assessment, save your document with the film name format: “last name, first name, NEBOSH student number, Learning provider name”.
You can submit your assessment by heading to the page where you downloaded your question paper and clicking “add submission”.
You must pass all three assessments to achieve your full NEBOSH Diploma qualification. NEBOSH will email you your results within 50 working days (10 weeks) after your submission date.
You’ll receive a hard-copy certificate for each unit in the post within 20 working days (4 weeks) after you receive your successful result.
A final overall qualification parchment will be sent within 20 working days (4 weeks) of passing your final unit.