ABOUT THIS COURSE
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – the mark of a health and safety professional.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
It is ideal for people who are seeking a successful long-term career and who wish to be recognised as a professional in their field. Health and safety practitioners work in a diverse and challenging global workplace.
To be the best, they need the best qualifications. Thousands of health and safety professionals throughout the world have worked to achieve a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety..
Expertise – Thorough but achievable. The qualification is designed by health and safety professionals to meet the needs of the modern workplace. This enables Diplomates to assist their employer to manage risk effectively.
Practical Skills – The syllabus covers the practical skills that are essential to health and safety professionals. It assesses a learners ability to apply their skills and knowledge and deliver positive change in the workplace.
Achievement – The NEBOSH International Diploma is a university degree-level qualification, offering a route to Masters-level study. It is a qualification to be proud of
Recognition – NEBOSH’s International Diploma is highly sought-after by employers globally. It is recognised and respected throughout the world as a mark of professionalism for health and safety practitioners. It is recognised by IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health – as fulfilling the academic requirements for Chartered Membership (CMIOSH). It also meets the requirements for full membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (MIIRSM). Diplomates are also invited to NEBOSH’s annual graduation ceremony.
Career development – The NEBOSH International Diploma will help you to develop professional competence, increasing your ability to help organisations make sensible and proportionate decisions in order to manage risk, meet business objectives, and meet regulatory and other requirements.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYERS?
A Safer Workplace
– Diplomates assist employers to protect against injury and loss of life around the world. This helps to maintain a healthy workforce, avoid prosecution, absence costs and loss of reputation..
Assurance – Employing NEBOSH qualified staff demonstrates a strong commitment to health and safety, as well as professional-level competence. This can help employers to achieve recognised standards and win new business
Return on investment – An employee with a NEBOSH International Diploma has a proven set of high-level skills and knowledge that bring real value to the modern workplace.
The syllabus comprises four units:
Unit IA: Managing health and safety
Unit IB: Hazardous substances/agents
Unit IC: Workplace and work equipment safety
Unit DNI: Application of health and safety management in the workplace
Units IA, IB and IC are each assessed by a written examination.
Unit DNI is a workplace-based assignment, requiring learners to conduct a review of health and safety arrangements in their own organisation.