NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Nebosh logoThe NEBOSH National Diploma is ideal for those whose ambition is to be a “Safety Professional” and have a high level career in HSE management. The NEBOSH Diploma is internationally respected by employers in all sectors.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone aiming to have a high level career in HSE management

What will I learn?

The NEBOSH National Diploma is made up of 3 units which need to be completed within 5 years:

Unit ND1: Know - Workplace Health and Safety Practices (UK)

The 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; Organisational 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) This unit covers the following topics:
• Occupational health services / Equality in the workplace; Mental ill-health / Wellbeing / Workplace violence / Lone working; Health surveillance; Hazardous substances; Health risks from hazardous substances; Epidemiology and toxicology; Asbestos and lead; 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) The unit covers the following topics:
• Safe working environment; Confined spaces; Fire and explosion; Fire; Dangerous substances; Workplace equipment and machinery maintenance; Work equipment; Machinery; Mobile work equipment / Lifting equipment; Electricity; Construction / Work at height / Demolition / Excavation; Workplace transport / Work-related driving


Unit ND1 is assessed by an assignment (in four parts - simulations, workplace-based activities, reflective tasks and a research project). Part of the assessment will require learners to undertake some workplace-based activities so need to ensure that they select a suitable workplace/organisation
Unit ND2 & ND3 are assessed by a case study

How will I benefit?

  • Valued by employers: NEBOSH Diploma holders get higher salaries (NEBOSH research)
  • Boost your career prospects: NEBOSH Diploma holders are in demand throughout the world
  • Use the letters 'DipNEBOSH' after your name
  • Entitled to graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH) & full membership of the IIRSM (MIIRSM)
  • Entry requirement for many safety related UK Masters programmes

What's included?

  • This is a Distance Learning Course
  • Detailed course notes

Classroom-based training: Ready when you are

When you’re ready for face-to-face training again, we’re ready to welcome you.

As we all adjust to greater freedom around travel and meetings, we want to reassure you that our training team has worked with venues and tutors to enhance measures to keep you safe. Our carefully selected training venues continue to operate social distancing procedures, with readily available sanitizer stations at high-touch points throughout the venue. Rigorous deep cleaning procedures continue, providing you with peace of mind during your time at the venue.

If you have any questions regarding your booking of a classroom-based training course, please contact or call +44 345 086 9000.