NEBOSH Training - Which Course is Right for Me?
NEBOSH Diploma Level Courses
When choosing a NEBOSH training
course it is useful to note that the diploma level NEBOSH training course is the highest ranking course offer. They are aimed at health and safety professionals or those aiming to achieve a UK higher level degree in this area. There is a choice of three Diplomas - The NEBOSH National Diploma, The NEBOSH International Diploma and the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.
The NEBOSH national Diploma is aimed at those wishing to further their career within the health and safety profession. Persons qualifying for a NEBOSH National Diploma can apply for graduate member ship of IOSH (Grad IOSH) or use it towards meeting the perquisites to study a UK MSc.
The international Diploma is the next step if you have previously studied the International General Certificate. It is suited to those health and safety professionals that are typically working outside of the UK - and as it’s a NEBOSH Training course that is internationally recognised.
The NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management is aimed at individuals who’s role is connected with environmental management. Passing the diploma enables candidates to apply for Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). NEBOSH Certificate Level Courses
There are 7 common certificate level NEBOSH training
courses on offer and two certificate level conversion courses.
The first and best known is the NEBOSH National General Certificate. The course is suitable for persons across a range of industries who are in roles which include the promotion of health and safety and qualifies the candidate to apply for TechIOSH and IOSH membership.
Another popular NEBOSH training
course is the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire and Safety. Are you a manager or a fire safety advisor that has to ensure your company adheres to fire safety legislation? Then this certificate will suit you as it covers how to conduct fire risk assessments and how to minimize fire risks. If you hold the NGC1 Management of Health and Safety unit, you can complete a NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Conversion Course.
The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is focused around health and safety professionals working in the construction industry. If your role includes taking responsibility for the safe working of those under your direction in a construction or building facilities context then this may be the NEBOSH training course for you. If you already hold the - NGC1 Management of Health and Safety unit some trainers offer a conversion course for this certificate.
There is also the option to take the NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety if you are working in a non UK location. Like the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate, the NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction address current legislation but with an international rather than UK focus.
For those of you working abroad but still wanting to complete a NEBOSH training course the NEBOSH International General Certificate is a qualification to consider. Designed to familiarise you with the standards required for health and safety outside the UK, it is a sound choice if planning to work on a non UK based project.
A more recently introduced NEBOSH training
course is the NEBOSH National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being at Work. This course is aimed at managers who’s remit covers human resources and promotes workforce morale by minimising risks and managing absences effectively. NEBOSH Awards
If a more introductory level NEBOSH training
course is more suitable to your needs, you may consider a NEBOSH AWARD.
The most popular award level course is the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification. Often taken by people needing to improve their understanding of health and safety in their own work environment, it is also an excellent basis on which to ground any further NEBOSH training.