NEBOSH International Diplomas for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals.
Program code: ND
TThe 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 you 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. The International Diploma is recognised and reliable and approximately 3,000 learners have achieved the qualification since its introduction.
The qualification deliberately looks at general workplace issues so that is can be applied in many different sectors which health and safety professionals may work in. The syllabus is split into two parts and covers what a health and safety professional needs to ‘know’ and ‘do’. On completion of the qualification, you 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 organisation and health and safety workplace culture. • Proactively manage health and safety, taking account of human failures and factors. • Manage health and safety competence (both your own and that of the organisation). • Use a range of hazard identification, risk management and loss causation techniques. • Monitor health and safety performance. • Develop your 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.
Unit ID1: Know – workplace health and safety principles (International) Unit ID2: Do – controlling workplace health issues (International) Unit ID3: Do – controlling workplace safety issues (International)
Assessment and Certification
Assessments Assessment type Assessment time Pass marks Unit ID1 Assignment 60 hours (approx.) 50% Unit ID2 Case study 40 hours (approx.) 50% Unit ID3 Case study 40 hours (approx.) 50% Holders of the NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals may use the designatory letters ‘IDipNEBOSH’ after their name.
Individual This prestigious qualification has been designed to underpin the capabilities that you need to become an effective health and safety professional. Building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH International General Certificate, students gain a sound understanding of the theoretical and practical skills required by professionals working in health and safety in the modern workplace. Recognized by regulators, professionals and employers the qualification also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.
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. Recommended minimum standards of English Equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 7.0 or higher in IELTS tests