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NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals

Course Codes

SHE012 / SHE020

This NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course is ideal for experienced health and safety professionals working abroad who have already completed the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

  • Industry recognised NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals qualification.
  • Specialised NEBOSH qualification for anyone working abroad who has a high level of responsibility within their organisation for health and safety.
  • Successful students can gain professional memberships with the following bodies: Grad IOSH, ASP, CSP, MIIRSM, and RMaPS.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can also add the professional post nominals DipNEBOSH after your name.
  • Develop valuable in-depth knowledge and practical skills to support your role!
  • Study for your course from home in your own time.
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Course overview

This NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and expertise necessary to become a competent and influential health and safety professional on a global scale. 

Occupational health and safety play a critical role in protecting workers and ensuring the well-being of individuals in diverse workplaces worldwide. Whether you’re an aspiring health and safety practitioner, a seasoned professional looking to advance your career, or an employer committed to providing a safe working environment, this course serves as your pathway to comprehensive understanding and mastery of occupational health and safety principles.

Throughout this comprehensive course, you will delve into the core aspects of health and safety management, covering a broad range of topics including risk assessment, hazard identification, control measures, occupational health, ergonomics, and international standards and regulations.

The NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course provides you with a deep understanding of the principles, practices, and techniques required to effectively manage health and safety within organisations of all sizes and sectors. 

Upon successful completion of the NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course, you will hold a globally recognised qualification that demonstrates your competence and professionalism as a health and safety practitioner. 

This esteemed certification will open doors to a wide range of career opportunities in occupational health and safety management, consultancy, auditing, and compliance, enabling you to make a significant impact on the well-being of individuals and organisations worldwide.

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey towards becoming a highly skilled and influential occupational health and safety professional? Enrol in the NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course and unlock a world of knowledge and opportunities in the realm of occupational health and safety.

What next?

Upon completion of this NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course, you could develop your knowledge further by studying another one of our health and safety courses.

Here are some job roles within the health and safety industry:

  • Health and safety officer/coordinator
  • Safety inspector
  • Occupational health specialist
  • Environmental health and safety manager
  • Risk manager
  • Ergonomist
  • Safety trainer/instructor
  • Construction safety officer
  • Industrial hygienist
  • Health and safety consultant

Course Duration

Up to two years.

Study Hours

329 hours.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course and your exams, you will receive your NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals.

Entry Requirements

You must have previously completed NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Assessment

Three online open book assessments.

Course content

Extra info

Course requirements

You must have previously completed NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. 

Course duration

You will have up to two years to complete your course, which is plenty of time to ensure you are able to study for your course at your own pace. The approximate study time is 329 hours, but you can take as much or as little time as you need. 

Study method

You will study for your course entirely online and receive full tutor support through email. The online portal makes learning more interactive with presentations, audio recordings, and interactive modules. You will also have access to downloadable resources and NEBOSH revision aids, as well as students and tutor forums and one-to-one contact with your tutor.  

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed the assessments involved in this course, you will receive your NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals.  

This NEBOSH qualification is delivered in association with SHEilds, NEBOSH centre 548. 

Assessment

You will need to complete three online open book exams. You can find full details of what is included in these assessments below.  

ID1 – This exam is split into in four parts: simulations, workplace-based activities, reflective tasks, and a research project. This exam will require approximately 60 hours of assessment time and you will have 30 working days to complete it. This assessment is held in March or September. 

ID2 – This assessment is a scenario-based case study. It will take approximately 40 hours of assessment time and you will have 20 working days to complete it. This assessment can be completed in May or November. 

ID3 – This assessment is also a scenario-based case study. It will take approximately 40 hours of assessment time and you will have 20 working days to complete it. This assessment can be completed in January or July. 

The time given is reflective of the level of work required for each assessment. 

If you choose to add your exams to your enrolment with Open Study College, we will book and pay for your assessments for you. If you do not add the exams option to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your assessments if you wish to achieve the qualification.  

Awarding body

The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) are a leading organisation whose qualifications cover the health, safety, and environmental sectors. Their qualifications are recognised internationally, helping professionals to demonstrate their knowledge and capabilities, as well as raising the standards in the health and safety industry.  

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