NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

NEBOSH Diploma
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Course Information


The resulting qualification will give you the knowledge and practical skills you need to perform as a leading health and safety professional of the future. You will gain confidence in your capabilities to recognise and solve everyday health and safety issues and take opportunities for improvement.

  • This advanced health and safety qualification will support your academic and career progression
  • This is a replacement qualification for the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Course units/modules

Hours including 60 hours for the assessment.

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Health and safety regulations; Prosecutions; Enforcement; Civil law; Damages and liability; Occupiers liability; Lawful discrimination; Insurers
  • Organisational structures; Leadership; Consultation; Health and safety culture / Behavioural change programmes; Traditional and proactive safety management; Risk perception; Human failures and factors / Improving human reliability
  • Competence, training, information and supervision; High reliability organisations
  • Hazard identification techniques; Managing health and safety risks; Risk management
  • Loss causation / Quantitative analysis of data; Measuring and monitoring
  • Professional skills
  • Societal factors; Corporate social responsibility; Organisation change
  • Civil proceedings - contribute to a defence against damages claims; Coroner’s inquests; Contribute to a criminal proceedings defence; Ethical issues
  • Contractors / Supply chains

Unit ND2: Do – Controlling Workplace Health Issues (UK) - 145 Hours including 40 hours for the assessment.

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Occupational health services / Equality in the workplace; Mental ill-health / Wellbeing / Workplace violence / Lone working; Health surveillance / Medical surveillance; Hazardous substances; Health risks from hazardous substances; Epidemiology and toxicology; Asbestos; Ventilation and PPE; Hazardous substances monitoring; Biological agents; Noise; Vibration; Radiation; Musculoskeletal issues / Manual handling; Workplace temperature / Welfare arrangements.

Unit ND3: Do – Controlling Workplace Safety Issues (UK) - 135 Hours including 40 hours for the assessment

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Safe working environment; Confined spaces; Fire and explosion, Fire; Dangerous substances; Work equipment and machinery maintenance; Work equipment; Machinery; Mobile work equipment / Lifting equipment; Electricity; Construction / Work at height / Demolition / Excavation; Workplace transport / Work-related driving

Entry requirements

Although there are no entry requirements, it is strongly recommended that you have achieved your NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options


To acknowledge the achievements of Diploma candidates, NEBOSH organises an annual Graduation & Awards Ceremony. Learners are invited to the next available graduation ceremony following successful completion of their Diploma.

Find out more about the ceremony: NEBOSH Graduation.

Join the NEBOSH Alumni

It's free and easy for NEBOSH Diploma holders to join the NEBOSH Alumni. There are lots of benefits to signing up including the opportunity to network, invitations to CPD events and webinars, access to exclusive resources and the opportunity to help us shape the future of NEBOSH qualifications.

Add Designatory Letters after your name

You are entitled to use the designatory letters DipNEBOSH after your name once you pass the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals.

Assessment types

The qualification units are assessed in the following way:


  • Know – workplace health and safety principles
  • Assignment – workplace-based tasks together with simulations and reflective statements and a research topic


  • Do – controlling workplace health issues
  • Scenario-based case study


  • Do – controlling workplace safety issues
  • Scenario-based case study

Each assessment is a substantial undertaking. We anticipate that it will take you around 60 hours to complete the DN1 assignment and 40 hours each for the DN2 and DN3 case studies. 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: 2 weeks (10 working days)

      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.

      Once you have passed all three unit assessments (DN1/DN2/DN3) your combined percentage mark will give your overall grade for the qualification (Distinction/Credit/Pass).

      Distinction 226 or higher Credit 196 – 225 Pass 150 – 195

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

Course details

Duration: DN1 - 14 days, DN2 - 11 days, DN3 - 11 days
Course Code: 89204-01
Fees (Adult): £5,500

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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