NEBOSH Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals ND1

Course Length ND1- 17 weeks
Course Code 78508-01
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Course overview

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

  • Entry Requirements
    NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety as the pre-requisite.
  • 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
  • Careers/Progression

    Successful learners are invited to attend the NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony in the summer following successful completion of their Diploma.

    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

    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.

    Units ND2 & ND3 - are assessed by a case study

    Each assessment is a substantial undertaking. We anticipate that it will take you around 60 hours to complete the ND1 assignment and 40 hours each for the ND2 and ND3 case studies. The time-period given for you to complete each assessment reflects this:

    • Unit ND1: 6 weeks (30 working days)
    • Unit ND2: 4 weeks (20 working days)
    • Unit ND3: 4 weeks (20 working days)

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