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NEBOSH National Diploma Occupational Safety & Health

For students with a busy lifestyle, working full time or with a limited study time each week, online NEBOSH National diploma is an excellent solution.

This fully accredited E-Learning course is designed to give you flexibility throughout your studies so that you are learning in a way that works around you yet achieving a degree level qualification.

Training in NEBOSH diploma via eLearning means that you can implement the information and skills that you learn in real life situations, helping you to gain a more in-depth knowledge and fully understand the learning material.

See below for further information.

Sold By: Wise Global Training Ltd

Description

If you’re worried about not having enough time to complete the NEBOSH National Diploma training course, then fear not, as you have 2 years from the sign up date to complete your online training course. All learning can be carried out at your own pace, so whether you want to complete it quickly or work it around your lifestyle, our online NEBOSH National Diploma training is perfect for you.

Course Benefits

Enhance your CV: For aspiring experts in occupational health and safety, the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety provides the foundation of knowledge required to build a successful, professional level career in health and safety.

Knowledge: Using the NEBOSH National general certificate as its foundation, this course uses UK legislation and International Occupational Standards to help you to gain an expert understanding of health and safety across a variety of industries. Thus, the NEBOSH National Diploma is a natural progression for International General Certificate holders and other NEBOSH online course graduates to further their careers.

Recognition: The NEBOSH National Diploma is the flagship NEBOSH award and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals. It also offers the qualification holders the post nominal letters “IDipNEBOSH” as well as it accepted as qualification for GradIOSH, Leading to CmIOSH (should you want to join IOHS as a member).

Career Development: The NEBOSH National diploma has become the most popular professional level health and safety qualification and is valued by employers across the UK. Equal to a level 6 qualification or Honours Level Degree, the National diploma in health and safety is accepted as an entry to postgraduate studies (Msc) and many professional memberships.

Course Topics

Unit ND1: Managing health and safety

1. You will be able to source, develop, evaluate and interpret relevant health and safety information(such as legislation, guidance, best practice, procedures) and communicate it effectively to those who need it (both within your organisation and those affected by your organisation’s activities such as contractors and insurers).

2. You will be able to promote a positive health and safety culture by:

  • Gaining commitment and participation; and
  • Engaging, supporting, and influencing leaders (and others) to change attitudes and behaviour and make health and safety a priority.

3. You will be able to assess, develop and maintain individual and organisational health and safety competence.

4. You will be able to understand risk management including the techniques for identifying hazards, the different types of risk assessment, considerations when implementing sensible and proportionate additional control measures and developing a risk management strategy.

5. You will be able to develop and implement proactive and reactive health and safety monitoring systems and carry out reviews and auditing of such systems.

6. You will be able to continually develop your own professional skills and ethics to actively influence improvements in health and safety by providing persuasive arguments to workers at all levels.

7. You will be able to develop a health and safety policy strategy within your organisation (including proactive safety, Corporate Social Responsibility and the change management process).

8. You will be able to contribute to health and safety legal actions.

9. You will be able to manage contractors and supply chains to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.

Unit ND2: Hazardous substances / agents

10. You will be able to advise the organisation on a range of common workplace health issues / hazards including how these can be assessed and controlled and the legal duties associated with these issues / hazards.

Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety
Element C1: Workplace welfare requirements and specific workplace issues
Element C2: Fire and explosion
Element C3: Workplace fire risk assessment
Element C4: The storage, handling and processing of dangerous substances
Element C5: Work equipment
Element C6: Workplace machinery
Element C7: Mobile, lifting, access and work at height equipment
Element C8: Electrical safety
Element C9: Construction and works of a temporary nature – hazards and controls
Element C10: Workplace transport and managing work-related road risk

Unit ND3: Application of health and safety management in the workplace

11. You will be able to advise the organisation on a range of common workplace safety issues / hazards including how these can be assessed and controlled and the legal duties associated with these issues / hazards.

Course Support

Our NEBOSH diploma level course comes with unlimited email and telephone support from typically CmIOSH level tutors (during the UK business hours) and fully downloadable course content.

As a part of your course, you will receive:

  • Practice exam papers;
  • Mock exams;
  • Downloadable PDF files (full course);
  • MP3 audio (full course); and
  • Video guides

These are all designed to help you throughout your NEBOSH online course. This content has been created to help you to study for the NEBOSH International Diploma both offline and through mobile devices.

The Exam Process

The exam and possible sitting fees are not included in the course fee, they are typically paid when you are ready to book your exams.

The NEBOSH National Diploma is separated into 3 Units and is assessed by three open book assessments:

Unit ND1:  Assignment of four parts covering simulations, workplace-based activities, reflective tasks and a research project. This paper has an approximately 60 hours assessment time.

Unit ND2: Case Study – Scenario-based, simulation only assessment with an approximately 40 hours assessment time.

Unit ND3: Case Study – Scenario-based, simulation only assessment with an approximately 40 hours assessment time.

Each assessment is a substantial undertaking. The time-period given for you to complete each assessment reflects this:

Unit DN1: 4 weeks (20 working days)
Unit DN2: 2 weeks (10 working days)
Unit DN3: 2weeks (10 working days)

The exam fees are not included in the course fee, they are typically paid when you are ready to book your exams. Exam Fees are £508 which covers the entire exam process.

Learning objectives

The qualification deliberately looks at general workplace issues so that this can be applied in the many different sectors in which health and safety professionals may work.

On completion of the qualification, you will be able to:

  • understand how health and safety legislation is applied in a workplace and the possible enforcement actions that could be taken
  • identify and effectively communicate relevant health and safety information
  • advise on a range of common workplace health and safety issues including how these can be assessed, controlled and monitored
  • develop a health and safety policy strategy (including proactive safety, Corporate Social Responsibility and the change management process)
  • contribute to a risk management strategy
  • promote a positive health and safety culture
  • develop and audit health and safety management systems
  • maintain individual and organisational health and safety competence
  • manage contractors and supply chains to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.

Course assessment and certification

To achieve the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health & Safety Management Professionals, students must pass all three assessments and there is a notional pass mark for each paper of 50%.

To achieve the minimum pass grade the percentage grade for each unit are added together and the grading boundaries are as follows:

  • 0 – 149 marks: Refer
  • 150 – 195 marks: Pass
  • 196 – 225 marks: Credit
  • 226 marks and above: Distinction

The Marking

As with other NEBOSH qualifications, the National diploma exams are assessed and marked by NEBOSH and their examiners. Once you have completed your exam papers, all the exams are then sealed and sent back to NEBOSH, for rigorous marking, checking and results determination process to ensure maximum accuracy and consistency.

You will receive your results 50 working days after the submission date for your assessment. A unit certificate will be issued 20 working days after the notification date for each successful unit.

A qualification parchment will be issued 20 working days after the results notification date for the third successful unit.

Additional information

Access Duration: 24 months

Accreditation/Endorsements: Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Service (CPD)

Level: Degree

Suitable Devices: PC, Tablet & Phone

Exam fees are paid when you book your exam and are not part of the course costs. Exam fees are £508.

You can access the online anytime you wish.  The course is compatible with all devices and browsers.  There are no programs to download or hardware requirements.

Full tutor support is available at no extra cost. Tutor support is given via an email help desk and phone support is also available.

Exams can be retaken. If you fail, you can rebook the assessments but you will have to pay the exam fee again. However, be assured, the online NEBOSH National Diploma has a high pass rate.

The NEBOSH International diploma is delivered by Global Wise’s training partner NEBOSH Accreditied Centre 548. The course is delivered online with full tutor support available.

Although there are no formal requirements for the NEBOSH Diploma, the course expands on the topics covered in the NEBOSH General Certificate. It’s always recommended that you complete the NEBOSH General Certificate before taking on the NEBOSH Diploma.

However, if you haven’t completed the NEBOSH General Certificate and wish to proceed with the NEBOSH Diploma, it is advised that you have:
• at least five years of experience working in Health and Safety, or
• completed another Level-3 qualification, to have a basic understanding of essential health and safety topics.

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