NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

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The NEBOSH National Diploma is the level 6 qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals, building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH National General Certificate. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and understanding required for undertaking a career as a health and safety practitioner and it also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.



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Ideal if:

You are an aspiring health and safety professional with a sound knowledge and understanding of health and safety practices.

You’ll need:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate.

You’ll learn:

This level 6 qualification is a full-time block release course which consists of 37 days over a 12 month period. The National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is divided into four units. All units (A,B,C & D) are mandatory and there are no optional units. Units  A, B & C are taught units which are all  assessed by individual 3-hour written examinations. Unit D consists of a written assignment set by NEBOSH.

You’ll go on to:

The qualification meets the academic requirements for application for Graduate Membership (Grad IOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH – www.iosh.co.uk). This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner as a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).



NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.




1 year part-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.