NEBOSH International Diploma Course
Where will the NEBOSH International Diploma course take me?
The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety is the leading qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals and is being increasingly requested by employers. Recognised by employers across the globe, this qualification will enable you to progress your career to the highest level as a health and safety practitioner and expert providing you with the academic credentials to become a competent professional anywhere in the world.
The NEBOSH International Diploma builds on the content covered in the NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC). The NEBOSH International Diploma is split into 4 units (A to D) which are assessed individually Assessment consists of 3 half day exams for Units A to C while Unit D is assessed with an 8,000-word work-based assignment
A course to suit your learning preference and budget
Interactive online learning – 450-500 hours
Successful completion of the International Diploma means you can apply for graduate membership of IOSH (Grad IOSH) and take the next step towards chartered membership of IOSH (CMIOSH). You can also apply for membership of the International Institute of Risk Management and use MIIRSM after your name.
What is covered?
Unit IA: Managing health and safety
Unit IB: Hazardous agents in the workplace
Unit IC: Workplace and work equipment safety
Unit ID: Application of health and safety theory and practice
NEBOSH International Diploma Syllabus
NEBOSH International Diploma is the qualification to aspire to if you are seeking a successful long-term career in health and safety outside of the UK.
The course is split into 4 units comprising 3 taught units and a work-based assignment to complete which will demonstrate your application of the knowledge you have gained over the course of the previous units.
Overall Learning Outcomes
On completion of each unit, delegates should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the domain knowledge covered through:
- The application of knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar situations.
- The critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms.
N.B. Each element will have additional specific learning outcomes.
Unit IA: International Management of Health and Safety
IA1 – Principles of health and safety management
IA2 – Regulating health and safety
IA3 – Loss causation and incident investigation
IA4 – Measuring and reviewing health and safety performance
IA5 – The assessment and evaluation of risk
IA6 – Risk control
IA7 – Organisational factors
IA8 – Human factors
IA9 – The role of the health and safety practitioner
Unit IB: International Control of Hazardous Agents in the Workplace
IB1 – Managing occupational health
IB2 – Identification, assessment and evaluation of hazardous substances
IB3 – Control of hazardous substances
IB4 – The monitoring and measuring of hazardous substances
IB5 – Biological agents
IB6 – Noise and vibration
IB7 – Radiation
IB8 – Mental ill-health and dealing with violence and aggression at work
IB9 – Musculoskeletal risks and controls
IB11 – Work environment risks and controls
Unit IC: International Workplace and Work Equipment Safety
IC1 – Workplace welfare requirements and specific workplace issues
IC2 – Fire and explosion
IC3 – Workplace fire risk assessment
IC4 – Storage, handling and processing of dangerous substances
IC5 – Work equipment (general)
IC6 – Work equipment (workplace machinery)
IC7 – Mobile, lifting, access and work at height equipment
IC8 – Electrical safety
IC9 – Construction hazards and controls
IC10 – Workplace transport and driving for work
Unit ID/DNI: International Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice
Unit ID/DNI consists of a written assignment set by NEBOSH (designed to demonstrate the application of the knowledge you have gained through units one to three of the course) and is approximately 8,000 words in length. Submission dates for Diploma assignments are in February, May, August and November each year.