The NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals (often called the NEBOSH Diploma) is a leading, advanced qualification for professionals. It replaced the NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in April 2021.
Based on best practice, the NEBOSH International Diploma provides a body of knowledge that helps improve workplace health and safety and advance the profession on a global scale.
You'll develop the essential skills to manage risk, improve competence, influence culture, and progress your career to Head of Health and Safety - and beyond!
The Board of Certified Safety Practitioners (BCSP) accepts qualified candidates who are a Chartered Members of IOSH (CMIOSH) and are waived sitting the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) examination.
|NEBOSH Diploma Course Facts|
|Learning method||Virtual, Online or Distance|
|Units||ID1: Workplace health and safety principles
ID2: Controlling workplace health issues
ID3: Controlling workplace safety issues
|Assessment||1 practical assignment and 2 case studies|
|Entry Requirements||NEBOSH General Certificate or 5 years of experience|
Now is the time to advance your career. Enhance your risk management and reporting skills. Develop your strategic thinking. Drive change and take on a larger role in your company.
The NEBOSH International Diploma will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to:
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The NEBOSH International Diploma is for ambitious professionals already working in health and safety and looking to take their skills to a strategic level, such as:
The NEBOSH International Diploma is designed to help aspiring leaders progress in the industry. By combining specialist risk management knowledge with practical experience and business acumen, you’ll have the credentials to climb the health and safety ladder!
You should already have a fundamental understanding of health and safety issues, such as risk management, hazard control, accident investigation, and international regulation.
We always recommend taking a foundation-level qualification like the NEBOSH General Certificate or having at least 5 years’ work experience before taking the course.
The NEBOSH International Diploma teaches health and safety management at senior-level. It's based on best practice and international regulation, such as the International Labour Organisations (ILO) codes of practice.
The course has three units:
The NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals focuses on the role of the modern day professional By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
The NEBOSH Diploma takes a practical approach to learning and is assessed entirely through practical work and scenario based questions.
ID1 is assessed with a practical assignment split into 4 sections:
Units ID2 and ID3 are assessed with case studies and scenario based questions.
You will have 4-6 weeks to complete your assessments and submit your work to the NEBOSH online portal. You should spend around 60 hours on your ID1 assignment and 40 hours on your ID2 and ID3 assignments. Read the latest NEBOSH Diploma assessment dates here.
Absolutely! The NEBOSH Diploma is listed as an essential qualification for senior health and safety professionals. The qualification is recognised by global professional membership bodies including:
Both versions of the NEBOSH Diploma offer an advanced look into health and safety management. They follow the same syllabus and have the same exams.
The main difference between the two courses is the regulation and legislation. The NEBOSH National Diploma is based on UK legislation, so it's great for anyone working inside the UK.
The NEBOSH International Diploma takes a risk management approach based on best practice and ILO codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors are also included. It's perfect for anyone working outside the UK, or in a multinational organisation.
Astutis offers the NEBOSH International Diploma in the following learning methods:
Tutor-led, collaborative training delivered online
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Interactive online course with tutor support
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Traditional learning with tutor support
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