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NEBOSH International Diploma Distance Learning Course

Traditional study for self-motivated learners

NEBOSH certified logo - largeThe NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals is helping develop competent health and safety leaders across the globe. 

Join hundreds of learners enhancing their career with our flexible, home learning course that puts you in the driver’s seat.

Study with fully optimised course materials, stay on track with a personalised timetable and get support from your CMIOSH tutor whenever you need it.

NEBOSH Diploma Distance Learning Course Facts
Durations NEBOSH recommend 475 hours
Units ID1: Health and Safety principles
ID2: Workplace safety issues
ID3: Workplace health issues
Assessments 1 workplace assignment and 2 online case studies
What's included? 3 years access to resources
Ongoing tutor support
Revision webinars
Study timetable
Access to our LinkedIn support group
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Who is the NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course for?

Our NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course is for self-motivated, independent learners who prefer a traditional learning method using written course materials.

We know that not everyone likes videos, games and technology. Our distance learning course is perfect if you like to learn in a quiet environment where you can read, write, and analyse information in your own time.

Our NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course is fully accredited and provides the same qualification as a classroom course.

How does distance learning work?

Once you’ve enrolled as a distance learner with us, you’ll be sent login details to our award-winning LMS. Here you can access a study timetable and download all your course materials straight to your device.

Our digital PDF materials have plenty features that help you learn, including:

  • Bookmarks to help you navigate quickly to chapters of your course.
  • A search-and-find functionality so you can easily find crucial information and topics.
  • Text highlight features to help you focus on essential points.
  • Sticky notes for you to add your thoughts and annotations.
  • A read-out-loud functionality to have your notes read back to you.

You can also access support resources, register for webinars, and connect with other learners in discussion forums straight from your LMS account.

Don’t worry, you won’t be entirely on your own. You’ll receive regular communication throughout your course from your CMIOSH tutor, along with friendly reminders when it’s time to register for your assessment to help keep you on track.

How is the NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course assessed?

The NEBOSH International Diploma is assessed through a combination of workplace activities and online case studies.

You’ll have 4-6 week window to download your paperwork, complete you assessment, and submit them for marking through the NEBOSH online portal.

You’ll receive an abundance of assessment guidance as part of your distance learning course, including live, tutor-led webinars where you can get answers to your questions and make sure you’re on the right track.

Find out more about the NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals assessments here.

What’s included in the NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course?

Our NEBOSH International Diploma distance learning course has 3 years of access to:

  • Easy to use, full-colour PDF materials for online and offline learning
  • A digital resource hub for instant access to extra support materials
  • Ongoing support from your NEBOSH Diploma tutor 
  • Revision webinars for help with more challenging topics and your assessment
  • Access to our exclusive LinkedIn group for support from other learners and NEBOSH alumni
  • Support from our technical and customer service team

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What study materials do I get with the NEBOSH Diploma distance learning course?

  • Reading materials written and created by our own Technical Director and adult learning designers in an easy to use format
  • Audio guides to give you insight into harder topics and help you learn more
  • Case studies that bring concepts to life and apply theories to real life scenarios, so you'll know just what to do in your own workplace
  • Discussion boards so you can stay connected with other learners and your online tutor at all times
  • Exam preparation and revision webinars to increase your chance of passing and take the stress out of your exam day

Will I get the course materials by post or email?

Once you've registered on your course, you'll be sent a link via email to our resources area where you'll be able to access all of your course materials. You can view them online or download them to your chosen device to work through offline. 

Can I sit my NEBOSH Diploma exams via distance learning?

Yes! The NEBOSH Diploma is assessed entirely through workplace activities and online case studies. All assessments are open-book, which means you can use course materials and resources to help you with your answers. 

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