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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.
Whatever your goal - the NEBOSH Diploma will help you get there.
Recognised employers and leading professional body, SAIOSH, the NEBOSH Diploma will give you the advanced knowlegde to reach Head of Health and Safety - and beyond!
|NEBOSH Diploma Course Facts|
|Learning methods||Online or Distance|
|Duration||NEBOSH recommend 500 hours|
|Units||3 units covering health and safety management, hazardous agents and work equipment safety|
|Exams||3 written exams held in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Bloemfonteim
1 practical assignment
|What's included?||3 years access to the full course
10 revision webinars
3 mini mock exams
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (often called the NEBOSH Diploma) is a leading, advanced qualification for professionals outside the UK.
As globalisation increases, governments and employers recognise the need for a consistent high-standard in health and safety for people in all parts of the world.
Based on international standards, the NEBOSH International Diploma provides a recognised body of knowledge that helps improve standards and advance the profession on a global scale.
You can find out more about the NEBOSH International Diploma here.
The NEBOSH Diploma will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to:
Find out why other professional just like you took the NEBOSH Diploma in our video here.
The NEBOSH Diploma is for ambitious professionals already working in health and safety and looking to take their skills to a strategic level.
You should already have a foundation-level qualification like the NEBOSH General Certificate or SAMTRAC, or have at least 5 years’ work experience.
The NEBOSH International Diploma teaches health and safety management on 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 taught-units, each with 9-10 elements, and one practical assignment unit:
The NEBOSH Diploma is designed to raise your competence across all areas of health and safety. By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
The NEBOSH Diploma is assessed with three x 3-hour written exams, one each for Units IA, IB and IC. You need to achieve at least 45% in each exam to pass. Remember, practice makes perfect. You'll get plenty of practice exam questions, webinars, mock exams, and tutor guidance to help prepare you for these exams.
Written exams are held twice a year in January and July in an exam centers. Our South African exam centers are in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Bloemfontein.
Unit DNI is an 8000 word practical assignment. Practice assignments can be typed and submitted to us in February, May, August or November. You need to achieve at least 50% in your practical assignment to pass.
You can read all about what to expect from the NEBOSH Diploma exams here.
Absolutely! The NEBOSH Diploma is listed as an essential qualification for senior health and safety roles all across South Africa. It meets the academic requirements for Graduate Membership of the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH).
The qualification is also recognised by other global professional membership bodies including:
Find out more about where the NEBOSH International Diploma is recognised here.
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:
Both courses come with CMIOSH tutor support, webinars, and lots of exam preparation!
Interactive online course with tutor support
Discover our NEBOSH Diploma online course
Traditional learning with tutor support
See our NEBOSH Diploma distance course
Read answers to popular course questions.
Go to our NEBOSH Diploma common questions