NEBOSH International Diploma (IDip) in Occupational Health and Safety UK (Level 6) – 2015 Specification

NEBOSH International Diploma (IDip) in Occupational Health and Safety – Course Overview

The NEBOSH International Diploma (IDip) in Occupational Health and Safety has become established as the most popular and highly respected qualification of its kind. Those who hold the qualification find themselves in high demand in the global marketplace.

Employers increasingly see health and safety management as a strategic role demanding an appropriate high-level professional qualification.

This qualification assists in the development of professional competence, increasing learners’ ability to help organisations make sensible and proportionate decisions in order to manage risk, meet business objectives, and meet regulatory and other requirements. Thorough but achievable, the qualification is designed by health and safety professionals to meet the needs of the modern workplace. It is a university degree-level qualification, offering a route to Masters-level study. It is a qualification to be proud of.

The qualification covers the practical skills that are essential to health and safety professionals. It assesses learners’ ability to apply their skills and knowledge and deliver positive change throughout the workplace.

What kind of people take the NEBOSH International Diploma?

The NEBOSH International Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH International General Certificate. It is designed to provide students with the expertise – wherever in the world they may be working – required to undertake a career as a safety and health practitioner. It also provides a sound basis for progression to an MSc or more specialist study (such as the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management).

“From nebosh 2015 survey of successful NEBOSH International Diploma students, over 95% of respondents would recommend the qualification to others.”

As per the latest MoU between NEBOSH (UK) & BCSP (US), NEBOSH Diploma Holders can sit directly for the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification’s examination and can becomes a multi-standard specialist (Both in British and US standards).

NEBOSH Diploma in Health & Safety enables you to continue Masters Degree in Health & Safety from prestigious Universities in UK. Also one will be qualified for graduate membership of IOSH (Grad IOSH) followed by CMIOSH (Chartered Member) and Fellowship from the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however learners should consider that this is a professional level qualification, set at SCQF Level 10. Achievement of the NEBOSH International General Certificate or direct equivalent prior to undertaking the International Diploma course is highly recommended.

It is also vital that learners have an appropriate standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

Course Content

The International Diploma provides core health and safety knowledge that is transferable across industry, commerce and international boundaries. When combined with understanding and appropriate application, it underpins the competent performance of an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner.

The key topics covered by the qualification are:

  • Management of health and safety at work.
  • The identification and control of risk associated with hazardous agents, workplace issues and equipment.
  • Management of stress at work.
  • The importance of human factors in reducing incidents.

The qualification is divided into four units, each of which is assessed separately:

  • Unit IA: International management of health and safety.
  • Unit IB: International control of hazardous agents in the workplace.
  • Unit IC: International workplace and work equipment safety.
  • Unit DNI: International application of health and safety theory and practice.
How the Qualification is Assessed:

The qualification is divided into four units, three assessed by written examinations of three hours’ duration (Units IA, IB and IC) with the assignment unit designed to test knowledge across the syllabus, assessing application of health and safety theory and practice (Unit DNI).

Duration of the course

30 days class room training . Study around a minimum of 231 taught hours and approximately 225 hours of private study.

Mode of Study

Classroom training.

Material required

Training Centre will provide Study Material after Registration.

Venue for the Training

Training centre will organise.

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