NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

Program code: ID

Course Outline

																		The International Diploma is recognised and reliable and approximately 3,000 learners have achieved the 
qualification since its introduction. 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 learners with the knowledge and understanding required for undertaking a career as a health and safety professional and it also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.

Course Objectives

																		The qualification deliberately looks at general workplace issues so that is can be applied in the many different 
sectors in which health and safety professionals may work. On completion of the qualification, your learners 
will be able to: 
• Understand the role of health and safety legislation, the purpose and principles of enforcement actions 
and the role of the United Nations’ International Labour Organization and other non-governmental bodies.
• Use different types of health and safety leadership approaches and be able to influence health and safety issues at all levels. 
• Influence organisational and health and safety workplace culture. 
• Proactively manage health and safety, taking account of human failures and factors.
• Manage health and safety competence (both their own and that of the organisation).
Use a range of hazard identification, risk management and loss causation techniques. 
• Monitor health and safety performance. 
• Develop their role as a health and safety professional including understanding how it links with Corporate Social Responsibility.
• Effectively manage organisational change.
• Manage contractors and supply chains.
• Control a range of workplace health and wellbeing issues. 
• Control a range of workplace safety issues

Course Content

																		•	Consultation 
•	Health and safety culture 
•	Competence, training, information and supervision 
•	High reliability organisations 
•	Sensible risk management/types of risk assessment/ implementing risk assessment actions 
•	Risk profile only 
•	Health and safety monitoring and measuring 
•	Organisation change 8.1 General management of contractor


Assessment and Certification

																		The qualification units are assessed in the following way:

 ID1 – Know – workplace health and safety principles

 Assignment - workplace-based tasks together with simulations and reflective statements and a research topic

 ID2 – Do – controlling workplace health issues

 Scenario-based case study

 ID3 – Do – controlling workplace safety issues

 Scenario-based case study

 Each assessment is a substantial undertaking. We anticipate that it will take you around 60 hours to complete the ID1 assignment and 40 hours each for the ID2 and ID3 case studies. The time-period given for you to complete each assessment reflects this:

Unit ID1: 6 weeks (30 working days)
Unit ID2: 4 weeks (20 working days)
Unit ID3: 4 weeks (20 working days)

Target Audience

																		This qualification is a perfect choice for anyone who wants to make health and safety their career.
Building upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH General Certificate, it is particularly relevant for:
Health and safety professionals or those with aspirations to be one
People with health and safety responsibilities who want to gain an in-depth understanding

Entry Requirements

																		No formal entry requirements but due to there being assumed knowledge, it is recommended that learners have passed the 
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent SCQF Level 6 or 7 qualification. 

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Program Duration

185 Hours
47 Days


No Prerequisite


BHD 2500.0 Convert to USD