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NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 10

Study mode Block release

Duration 46 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

The NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals is the leading qualification for those who are already working in health and safety or for those who are taking on extra health and safety responsibilities as part of their job and require an in-depth understanding. The Diploma covers all the main areas on which a skilled safety practitioner would be expected to advise including health and safety legislation, health and safety management systems and risk management strategies and common workplace health and safety issues such as occupational health and plant and equipment. The full syllabus is available on the NEBOSH website.


The online course is run as if in a class room, the lesson is live all students and the tutor are on camera with break-out sessions. It is an interactive course and there are no recordings. Students are provided with a study book to work through, course notes, a time-table for study inclusive of extra reading and tutor assessed assignments. Students are required to carry out private study each week.


Your employer may be entitled to funding towards this course find out more here: www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/fwdf
 

What you will learn

• Unit ND1: Know – workplace health and safety principles (September – April)
• Unit ND2: Do – controlling workplace health issues (May – December)
• Unit ND3: Do – controlling workplace safety issues (January -August)


The course will follow the NEBOSH syllabus.

How the course is assessed

Online assessments for the following durations ND1-6 weeks ND2 and ND3- 4 weeks each.
•    ND1 Assignment (in four parts - simulations, workplace based activities, reflective tasks and a        research project) 
•    ND2 Case study (simulation only) 
•    ND3 Case study (simulation only)
 

Number of days per week

•    On-line course 30 days (2-3 days per month) over 2 years
•    Start date 30th January 2023 9.30am          
 

Entry requirements

  • NEBOSH Certificate - NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Telephone interview with tutor.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS score of 7.0 or higher

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Masters Degree in Occupational Health and Safety at Hull University. 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Block release 30/01/23 46 Weeks

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