The NEBOSH National Diploma is the leading qualification for those who are already working in health and safety and wish to obtain formal recognition or for those who are taking on extra health and safety responsibilities as part of their job. The Diploma covers all the main areas on which a skilled safety practitioner would be expected to advise including law occupational health machinery and management of health and safety.
Block release study includes lectures, practical work, and exercises. All course materials are provided. Students are required to carry out private study each week.
Open learning students are provided with a study book to work through, a time-table for study inclusive of extra reading and tutor assessed assignments. There are compulsory and voluntary workshops, students may also attend college every Tuesday evening to meet their tutor and other students, with opportunities to ask questions and participate in exercises.
- Unit A: Managing Health and Safety
- Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace
- Unit C: Workplace and work equipment
- Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice
- You must have passed the NEBOSH National General Certificate or equivalent.
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
- The final award is dependent on completion of an 8,000-word assignment and 3 examinations (one for each unit)
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
- Telephone interview will be required
Progression And Articulation Routes
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- You could progress onto postgraduate study
- The course is designed to give you the expertise needed to undertake a career as a health and safety practitioner
- Block Release 23 days (2-3 days per month) over 18 months
- Open Learning 18 months of tutor support, inclusive of 6 compulsory and 9 voluntary ½ day workshops
Course Cost And Funding Options
“It’s a surprise to have done so well and the qualification has made a big impact on me ensuring I give the most up to date information on health and safety to our sites, in particular from a legislation perspective,” said Dr Wood. “The support I received from the college was excellent. Nik Olliver, our lecturer had an excellent grasp of the legislation, and she was also very demanding, with it all aimed at improving your performance.”