NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

The NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals is ideal for those whose ambition is to be a “Safety Professional” and have a high level career in HSE management.

Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH International Diploma:

  • 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 ‘IDipNEBOSH’ after your name
  • Anticipated entitlement to graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH) & full membership of the IIRSM (MIIRSM)
  • Entry requirement for many safety related UK Masters programmes

NEBOSH International Diploma in Health & Safety Content

Unit ID1: Know – Workplace Health and Safety Principles (International)- 189 Hours including 60 hours for the assessment

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Socio-legal models; Enforcement; The International Labour Organization and its conventions and recommendations; Nongovernmental bodies and health and safety standards; Third parties; 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; Contractors / Supply chains

Unit ID2: Do – Controlling Workplace Health Issues (International)- 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; 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 ID3: Do – Controlling Workplace Safety Issues (International) – 135 Hours including 40 hours for the assessment

  • 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


  • Unit ID1 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. 
  • Units ID2 & ID3 are assessed by a case study 

Assessments will be available twice a year for each unit, with around a month allowed to complete the assignment and return them to NEBOSH.

NEBOSH International Health & Safety Diploma ONLINE

  • Available 24/7 worldwide
  • Around 469 hours of study including assessment(can be completed in 12-30 Months)
    • Unit ID1 – 189 hours
    • Unit ID2 – 145 hours
    • Unit ID3 – 135 hours
  • Ideal for those whose lifestyle needs a really flexible high quality learning method

Online Learning with RRC

  • Flexible, self paced study
  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive online study including videos, animations, quizzes, tests and reviews of your progress
  • Unlimited tutor support by a team of expert tutors
  • New Digital Book available where users can highlight material, add notes and bookmarks, and synchronise between online and offline versions for offline study (desktop only for offline use)
  • Free Download of latest RRC General Certificate materials 
  • Assessments undertaken at your home and workplace

The course fee include Registration Fee & Examination Fee. (Vat Exclusive)