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 more significant 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 knowledge to climb the health and safety ladder!
|NEBOSH Diploma Course Facts|
|Learning methods||Virtual, Online or Distance|
Virtual: 30 days over 6 split weeks
Online/Distance: NEBOSH recommend 475 hours
|Units||ID1: Workplace safety principles,
ID2: Controlling workplace health issues
ID3: Controlling workplace safety issues
|Exams||1 practical assignment and 2 case studies|
The NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals (often called the NEBOSH Diploma) is a leading, advanced qualification for professionals outside the UK. It replaced the NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in April 2021.
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 best practice, the NEBOSH International Diploma provides a recognised body of knowledge that helps improve standards and advance the profession globally.
The NEBOSH Diploma will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to:
Find out why other professionals 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, such as:
The NEBOSH 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!
If you are unsure whether the NEBOSH International Diploma is a suitable qualification for you at this stage in your career, take a look at our NEBOSH Career Progression Pathways PDF.
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 SAMTRAC, 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 practices and international regulation, such as the International Labour Organisations (ILO) codes of practice.
The course has three units:
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 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.
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:
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 practices 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:
Virtual – The Virtual Classroom is our most exclusive offering. An exciting mixpot of the classroom and virtual learning to from the most flexible and learner centric learning format to date.
Online learning - 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.
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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