NEBOSH Occupational Health & Safety Diploma

NEBOSH Occupational Health & Safety Diploma

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NEBOSH Occupational Health & Safety Diploma

The NEBOSH National Diploma builds on knowledge that is gained from studying a NEBOSH General Certificate, or similar course, and it is highly recommended that such a qualification is gained before starting the NEBOSH Diploma course.

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is based on UK law and is made up of four units which must be completed within five years.

If your employer is considering paying for your course, we may be able to support them with funding. To find out more – please contact us or call 0113 308 7971. Companies eligible for funding would need to have their application approved prior to enrolment to the course.

Duration 4 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code Unit A 57311-01 / Unit B 57881-01 / Unit C 57310-01/ Unit D 57312-01
Fee £5000

What you learn

Unit A: Managing Health and Safety

  • Dates March 21st 2018- July 18th 2018
  • 17 weeks long, 1 day a week (Wednesdays)
  • £1900.00 per person (includes VAT, Exam and Textbook)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Valid photo I.D is required on enrolment/ start date (passport or driver’s licence)

This unit provides an in-depth understanding of the key areas for managing health and safety, covering moral, economic and societal drivers, health & safety law and health and safety management systems. 

  •    A1 - Principles of health & safety management
  •    A2 - Principles of health & safety law
  •    A3 - Criminal Law
  •    A4 - Civil Law
  •    A5 - Loss causation and incident investigation
  •    A6 - Measuring and reviewing health and safety           
  •    A7 - Identifying hazards, assessing and evaluating risk
  •    A8 - Risk control
  •    A9 - Organisational factors
  •    A10 - Human factors
  •    A11 - The role of health & safety practitioner

Unit B: Hazardous Agents in the Workplace

  • October 24th 2018- January 16th 2019
  • £1350.00
  • 11 weeks long, 1 day a week (Wednesdays)
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Valid I.D is required on enrolment/ start date (passport or driver’s licence)

Unit B details all major aspects of managing chemical, biological, physical and physiological hazards in the workplace.

  •    B1 - Managing Occupational Health
  •    B2 - Identification, assessment & evaluation of hazardous substances
  •    B3 - Control of hazardous substances
  •    B4 - Monitoring and measuring
  •    B5 - Biological agents
  •    B6 - Physical agents - noise and vibration
  •    B7 - Physical agents - radiation
  •    B8 - Mental ill-health & dealing with violence & aggression at work
  •    B9 - Musculoskeletal risks and controls
  •    B10 - Work environment risks and control

Unit C: Workplace and Work Equipment Safety

  • £1500.00 per person (VAT, Exam and Textbook included)
  • 13 weeks long, 1 day a week (Wednesdays)
  • Printworks Campus
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Valid I.D is required on enrolment/ start date (passport or driver’s licence)

Unit C provides a thorough understanding of how to create and manage safe working environments, covering welfare, fire, dangerous substances, work equipment, electricity, construction and transport. 

  • C1 - Workplace welfare requirements and specific workplace issues
  • C2 - Fire and explosion
  • C3 - Workplace fire risk assessment
  • C4 - Storage, handling and processing of dangerous substances
  • C5 - Work equipment (general)
  • C6 - Work equipment (workplace machinery)
  • C7 - Mobile, lifting, access and work at height equipment
  • C8 - Electrical safety 
  • C9 - Construction & works of a temporary nature - hazards and controls
  • C10 - Workplace transport and driving for work

Unit DNI: Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice

Unit DNI (Unit D for the National and International Diploma) is a new combined unit which replaces Unit D. it consists of an 8,000 word written assignment set by NEBOSH, designed to demonstrate the application of the knowledge you have gained through previous units. The completed assignment should be submitted electronically to be marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.

Submission dates are set against the NEBOSH national exam dates, please check their website for additional information:

  • August 30th 2017
  • November 29th 2017
  • May 2018 (TBA)

As per the new syllabus, content from element A11 will now only be assessed in Unit DNI. Although the actual content from A11 sits within Unit A, it may not be taught alongside the rest of the unit.

How you will be assessed

Dependent on each module - please see above.

Where is the course delivered?

Your workplace and Printworks Campus.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite