NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Who is it for? The NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is designed for professional health and safety advisors and environmental practitioners aiming to complete a post-graduate level qualification. Whilst it is not essential to have already completed a health and safety qualification, the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the preferred foundation for this course.What will you get out of it?
A NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety certificate is awarded to all who successfully complete the course and all assessments, along with an invitation to attend the annual NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony in the year following the successful completion of the award. Holders of the award may also use the letters “DipNEBOSH” after your name.
The National Diploma provides a sound basis for progression to MSc level, as well as enabling you to apply for graduate membership of IOSH (Grad IOSH) and membership of the International Institute of Risk management (IIRSM) using MIIRSM after your name.
What does it cover?
The NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety provides the core health and safety knowledge which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner. The knowledge gained from the course is transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector.
The qualification is divided into four units, each of which is assessed separately:
- Unit A: Managing health and safety
- Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace
- Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety
- Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice
Your knowledge and understanding of units A, B and C are assessed by three three-hour written exams. Assessment of unit D is designed to test your knowledge and understanding across the syllabus with a written, work-place assignment of approximately 8,000 words.
- Principles of health and safety management
- Loss causation and incident investigation
- Measuring and reviewing health and safety performance
- Identifying hazards, assessing and evaluating risk
- Risk control
- Organisational factors
- Human factors
- Principles of health and safety law
- Criminal law
- Civil law
- Principles of toxicology and epidemiology
- Hazardous substances and other chemicals - assessment of risk
- Hazardous substances and other chemicals - engineering controls and personal protective equipment
- Monitoring and measuring
- Biological agents
- Physical agents – noise and vibration
- Physical agents – radiation
- Psychosocial agents
- Musculoskeletal risks and controls
- Work environment risks and controls
- Managing occupational health
- General workplace issues
- Principles of fire and explosion
- Workplace fire risk assessment
- Storage, handling and processing of dangerous substances
- Work equipment (general)
- Work equipment (workplace machinery)
- Work equipment (mobile, lifting and access)
- Electrical safety and Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
- Construction hazards and controls
- Workplace transport and driving for work
- Pressure system hazards and controls
Unit D - Application of health and safety theory and practice
Whilst this is a rewarding programme both in terms of knowledge and potential career gain. The Diploma requires a lot of investment in time and effort by the delegate and support from their employer.
Please note that as part of this course you will be given an Ipad to study on which is yours to keep after the course has been completed!
This NEBOSH course is being offered by BookMyCourse Ltd in association with NEBOSH accredited course provider T224SA - registered centre number 807.