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NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma for Occupational Health & Safety Management Professionals

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NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma: Empowering Health and Safety Leadership in Nigeria Unlock your potential as a health and safety professional in Nigeria with the prestigious NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals. This advanced qualification is designed to equip ambitious individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage risk, influence culture, and drive change in the workplace.

NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma Course Facts
Learning method VirtualOnline or Distance
Duration

Virtual: 30 days over 6 split weeks

Online/Distance: NEBOSH recommend 409 hours

Units DI1: Workplace health and safety principles
DI2: Controlling workplace health issues
DI3: Controlling workplace safety issues
Assessment 1 practical assignment and 2 case studies
Entry Requirements NEBOSH General Certificate or 5 years of experience
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Become a leader in health and safety

The NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma is renowned worldwide for its comprehensive coverage of best practices in occupational health and safety. By pursuing this qualification, you will gain a deep understanding of:

  • Proactively manage risk to protect people from injury in dangerous, complex environments.
  • Super-charge company performance with an effective health and safety strategy.
  • Influence culture, drive change and lead a safety-focused workforce on a global scale.
  • Accelerate your career and apply for senior health and safety roles. 

Who is the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma for?

? This esteemed qualification is specifically designed for ambitious professionals already working in health and safety, including:

  • Health and Safety Managers, Advisors, or Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Training Coordinators
  • Quality, Risk, and Environmental workers
  • Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Directors

By undertaking this diploma, you will gain the expertise required to excel and progress rapidly within the industry.


NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma entry requirements

To ensure that you extract the maximum value from the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma, we recommend having a fundamental understanding of health and safety issues, such as risk management, hazard control, accident investigation, and international regulation. We also advise holding a foundation-level qualification like the NEBOSH General Certificate or having at least five years' relevant work experience.


What's covered in the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma?

The NEBOSH International Diploma provides a comprehensive curriculum that covers health and safety management at a senior level. It adheres to best practices and international regulations, including the codes of practice established by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

The course has three units:

  • Unit DI1: Workplace Health and Safety Principles
  • Unit DI2: Controlling Workplace Health Issues
  • Unit DI3: Controlling Workplace Safety Issues

Read the full NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma syllabus here:

Syllabus Guide


How is the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma assessed?

Assessment for this diploma is conducted through a practical approach which includes scenario-based questions, work-based activities, reflective statements, and a short research project.

DI1 is assessed with a practical assignment split into 4 sections:

  • Scenario based questions
  • Work based activities
  • Reflective statements
  • A short research project

Units DI2 and DI3 are assessed with case studies and scenario based questions.

You will have 2-4 weeks to complete your assessments and submit them via the NEBOSH online portal. You should spend around 40 hours on your DI1 assignment and 20 hours each on your DI2 and DI3 assignments.

You can find full details on the Diploma assessments in our Exam Hub:

Exam Hub


Is the NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma recognised worldwide?

The NEBOSH International Diploma holds immense global recognition and is seen as an essential qualification for senior health and safety professionals. It is endorsed by reputable professional membership bodies, such as:

  • The International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (IIRSM)
  • South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH)
  • Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP)
  • The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)

What's the difference between the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma and NEBOSH Level 6 National Diploma?

Distinguishing Between the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma and NEBOSH Level 6 National Diploma While both versions of the NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma offer advanced insights into health and safety management, they differ in terms of regulation and legislation. The NEBOSH Level 6 National Diploma is centered around UK legislation, making it ideal for professionals working within the UK. In contrast, the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma adopts a risk management approach based on best practices and ILO codes of practice. It also incorporates local laws and cultural factors, making it a perfect fit for those operating outside the UK or within multinational organisations. Embrace the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma and elevate your career in health and safety management in Nigeria. Equip yourself with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make a lasting impact on workplace health and safety, and drive positive change in your organisation and beyond.


How to study for the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma

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Our most preferred format for independent learners. If you prefer having complete control over your training, this format is for you! Learners will have access to downloadable course notes and will have the authority to learn on their terms.

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Our most popular format gifts learners the control to learn and study on their devices when and where they wish. Learners will have access to the Astutis TrackSmart and ExamSmart platforms to ensure their learning stays on track.

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The Virtual Classroom is our most exclusive offering. An exciting mixpot of the classroom and virtual learning from the most flexible and learner centric learning format to date.


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NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma for Health & Safety Management Professionals

The ideal course to progress your career
in health and safety globally.

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£1490
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€1747
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R35,676

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What is the new NEBOSH International Level 6 Diploma?

The NEBOSH International Diploma is moving to Ofqual regulation, and as a result is now known as the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals.

The course syllabus and learning outcomes remain the same as the previous specification.
The main driver in this change was to restore all International learners the ability to use their qualification to achieve IOSH membership.

Although there is no change in syllabus, NEBOSH have made some amendments to the assessment process, such as the length of each assessment and the number of marks available.  For a full breakdown of these changes you can read our blog here:

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