E-learning Course Introduction

The NEBOSH Diploma E-learning course in Occupational Health and Safety is a unique qualification that will provide candidates with a strong understanding and good knowledge needed by occupational health and safety professionals. The course is delivered online through the Blackboard system but includes plenty of support from a real tutor and the use of socially interactive tools such as forums, threads, blogs and email.

The course has multiple learning outcomes which include:

  • Understanding, communicating and advising on health and safety issues in line with the current legislation and the Health and Safety Executive guidelines
  • A wide and varied knowledge on the application of health and safety issues
  • Have the skills to assist organisations with health and safety management and control measures

Who is the Course Aimed Towards?

Anyone can enrol on the course; however, it is highly recommended that candidates have already successfully completed one or more of the following courses:

If you do not hold any suitable qualifications you will need to take an exam to show you are competent to take the diploma and you will be interviewed by a tutor (additional fees apply).

Gain a Health & Safety Qualification of the Highest Standard

NEBOSH are the National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health. The NEBOSH National Diploma is recognised qualifications that can be used to start develop a career in health and safety and as a stepping stone to becoming a health and safety practitioner.

It is possible to attain CMIOSH, the chartered status if you complete two years of Initial Professional Development after completing the diploma. During the two years candidates must create a portfolio and attend an interview.

Course Duration

As the course is delivered online you can take take your time to complete the diploma. The course fees include access to course materials, tutor support and the exam fees are additional. This course is also available in a classroom setting and in distance learning format.

Assessment and Success

In order to pass delegates have to sit three exams all three hours in length. In addition to passing the exams you will also need to complete a work based assignment. If you are successful you will be awarded with the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. All successful candidates will be able to register to do the Initial Professional Development and use the letters GradIOSH.

Benefits for Employers

Employers will have qualified staff ready to assist with occupational health and safety in the workplace. These skills will help to reduce the risks in the workplace and the trained employee can receive further training to become a health and safety practitioner.