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NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals

Course Codes

SHE011 / SHE019

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

  • Industry recognised NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals qualification.
  • Specialised NEBOSH qualification for anyone 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, 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 National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals is designed to equip you with the highest level of knowledge and expertise required to excel as a leading health and safety professional in diverse industries. 

Occupational health and safety management is a critical aspect of modern workplaces, and organisations around the world seek professionals who possess advanced skills in the field. Whether you’re an experienced health and safety practitioner seeking to enhance your knowledge or a dedicated professional looking to take your career to new heights, this course serves as your pathway to becoming a respected authority in the realm of occupational health and safety.

Through this comprehensive programme, you will explore the intricacies of occupational health and safety management at an advanced level. The NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course provides an in-depth understanding of key principles, practices, and techniques necessary to manage complex health and safety challenges within organisations.

You will delve into areas such as risk assessment, hazard identification, control strategies, safety culture, occupational health, and the legal and regulatory framework governing health and safety.

Upon successful completion of the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course, you will hold a highly respected qualification that demonstrates your advanced knowledge and expertise in the field of occupational health and safety.

This prestigious certification opens doors to senior-level positions, consultancy roles, and leadership opportunities where you can drive change, influence policy, and make a significant impact on the safety and well-being of individuals and organisations.

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey towards becoming an esteemed occupational health and safety professional? NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals course and unlock a world of advanced knowledge and opportunities in the realm of occupational health and safety.

What next?

Upon completion of this NEBOSH National 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

335 hours.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course and your exams, you will receive your NEBOSH National 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 National 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 335 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 National 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.  

ND1 – 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 and September. 

ND2 – 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. 

ND3 – 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. his 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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