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NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Course

Further develop your competence as a health and safety professional

The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (often called the NEBOSH Diploma) is a highly respected academic qualification designed to help health and safety professionals develop strategy, raise standards to improve safety and drive change in their organisation.

Why take the NEBOSH Diploma?

Benefits upon passing the course

By passing the NEBOSH Diploma course with Astutis, you'll be able to:

  • Accelerate your career and take on a more senior role in your company
  • Protect people from injury and ill-health in dangerous environments
  • Drive and influence change with an effective health and safety strategy
  • Lead a safety-focused workforce across different countries and industries

About the NEBOSH Diploma Course

NEBOSH Diploma Course Facts
How long? NEBOSH recommend 500 hours, minimum of 243 taught hours and approximately 257 hours of private study.
What is covered? Health and safety management, hazardous agents and workplace/work equipment safety aross 3 units
Exams 3 written exams
1 practical assignment
What is included? 3 years access to the full course
Tutor support
10 revision webinars
3 mini mock exams

What's covered in the NEBOSH Diploma?

The NEBOSH Diploma takes a risk management approach based on International best practice, including the International Labour Organisations (ILO) codes of practice. It's split into 4 units and covers:

  • Unit IA: Managing health and safety
  • Unit IB: Hazardous agents in the workplace
  • Unit IC: Workplace and work equipment safety
  • Unit DNI: Application of health and safety theory and practice

Read the full NEBOSH Diploma syllabus

How is the NEBOSH Diploma assessed?

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 centre

Is the NEBOSH Diploma right for you?

The course is designed for those working in health and safety and looking to take their skills and knowledge to a higher level. You'll need to have completed the NEBOSH General Certificate or have at least 5 years’ experience before taking the course. 

Take your NEBOSH Diploma course online  

Build a successful long-term career and gain professional recognition in health and safety with our online course

With our NEBOSH Diploma online course you can learn when and where you want, on your computer or mobile device. This interactive NEBOSH Diploma course helps you pass the exams with tutor support, revision webinars and mini mock exams.

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