NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

South Tyneside College
In South Shields

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Description

The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health Diploma is delivered on a modular basis and is designed to provide the specialist knowledge and understanding combined with the application of the expertise that underpins competent performance as a safety and health practitioner. The Diploma comprises an introductory core skills module and four assessed units: Core Skills: This.

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St. George'S Avenue South Shields, NE34 6ET, Tyne and Wear, England
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South Shields
St. George'S Avenue South Shields, NE34 6ET, Tyne and Wear, England
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· Requirements

Students wishing to enrol for this programme must complete a Pre-Entry questionnaire. It is strongly recommended that candidates possess the NEBOSH General Certificate first as this programme will assume prior knowledge at this level. Those candidates who gained a credit distinction in their NEBOSH General Certificate assessment will have provided sufficient qualification for entry.

Course programme



Course information:
NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety


Course content:
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health Diploma is delivered on a modular basis and is designed to provide the specialist knowledge and understanding combined with the application of the expertise that underpins competent performance as a safety and health practitioner.
The Diploma comprises an introductory core skills module and four assessed units:

Core Skills:
This short module covers the core skills of communication and training those learners will need to complete the four assessed units. While not assessed separately, assessment of these core skills is incorporated across the syllabus.

Unit A: Managing Health & Safety
This module comprises the principles of health & safety management and includes organisational and human factors, incident investigation and emergency planning. The principles of health and safety law (criminal and civil) law are also covered in this unit.

Unit B: Hazardous Agents in the Workplace
This module covers the general aspects of occupational health and hygiene. It comprises the principles of toxicology and epidemiology and includes identification, evaluation and control of hazardous substances. Other topics will cover chemical, biological, physical, ergonomic and psycho-social agents.

Unit C: Workplace and Work Equipment
This module covers the hazards associated with fire, work equipment, mechanical handling, electricity, construction & demolition and environmental pollution & waste management.

Unit D: Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice
Candidates are required to conduct a detailed review of the health and safety performance of a workplace and produce a report to include a justified action plan to improve overall performance.

Course structure:

Course name: NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

Duration: Modular Programme (1 or 2 years based on student preference)

Assessment procedure:

Units A, B, & C are all assessed by examination only. Candidates are required to successfully complete a 3 - hour examination for these units.
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Unit D candidates will have to produce a workplace assignment. All components are set and marked externally by NEBOSH.

Entry requirements:
Students wishing to enrol for this programme must complete a Pre-Entry questionnaire. It is strongly recommended that candidates possess the

NEBOSH General Certificate first as this programme will assume prior knowledge at this level. Those candidates who gained a credit distinction in their

NEBOSH General

Certificate assessment will have provided sufficient qualification for entry.

Qualifications achieved:
NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

Progression opportunities:
The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety can lead to GradOSH membership with IOSH and entry to the Foundation Degree held at South Tyneside College.

Free study and financial support:
Many part-time students at South Tyneside College do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, e.g. travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. In addition, depending on the course and the number of hours a week you study you may be eligable for an Adult Learners' Grant. Please ask us about free study and financial support when you apply.

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