NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

In Gosport

£ 3,785 + VAT


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    7 Weeks


Kawns Safety Services Ltd is delighted to offer the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety in a variety of formats. Please see the course information below.
Suitable for: The National Diploma is designed for individuals who want to progress their career in health & safety & develop more in-depth knowledge & skills aiming to become health & safety practitioners.




Gosport (Hampshire)
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Sanderson Centre, Lees Lane, Gosport, Hants, Po12 3ul, PO12 3UL


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To take into account

It is strongly recommended that delegates hold the NEBOSH National General Certificate, the NEBOSH International General Certificate, NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Safety & Health or equivalent level 3 qualification. If delegates do not have a level 3 qualification we will expect them to attend an interview with a tutor.

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Course programme

Course Overview
The NEBOSH National Diploma, a unique professional qualification in health & safety, aims to provide the knowledge & understanding that underpins competent performance as an Occupational Health & Safety Professional. It is a structured route to progress your career in health & safety comprised of 4 units, see time scales below.
Course content
E-learning & blended learning does not mean you are isolated. The following socially interactive tools provide a means of discussing course topics with fellow delegates:
· Video tutor & audio clips
· Monitor your progress: Interactive quizzes and tests with relevant feedback
· Web links to relevant authoritative websites
· Comprehensive glossary of useful terms
· Tutor Support Throughout
· Large library of photos
· Email
· Forums with threads of discussion of topics in more depth, plus unit support groups
· Blogs to maintain a diary of your progress and so that you can put up your thoughts and frustrations

Unit A Managing Health and Safety
1. Principles of health and safety management
2. Loss causation and incident investigation
3. Identifying hazards, assessing and evaluating risks
4. Risk control and emergency planning
5. Organisational factors
6. Human factors
7. Principles of health and safety law
8. Criminal law
9. Civil law
10. Measuring health and safety performance

Unit B Hazardous agents in the workplace
1. General aspects of occupational health and hygiene
2. Principles of toxicology and epidemiology
3. Hazardous substances - evaluating risk
4. Hazardous substances - preventive and protective measures
5. Hazardous substances - monitoring and maintenance of control measures
6. Biological agents
7. Physical agents 1 - noise and vibration
8. Physical agents 2 - radiation and thermal environment
9. Psycho-social agents
10. Ergonomic agents

Unit C Hazardous agents in the workplace
1. General workplace issues
2. Principles of fire and explosion
3. Workplace fire risk assessment
4. Storage, handling and processing of dangerous substances
5. Work equipment
6. Machinery safety
7. Mechanical handling
8. Electrical safety
9. Safety in construction and demolition
10. Environmental pollution and waste management
Unit D Application of health and safety theory and practice

1. Workplace-based assignment

  • Minimum total tuition time 241
  • Minimum total recommended private study time 234

Assessment System
The assessment consists of three 3-hour exams for Units A, B & C & a workplace-based assignment for Unit D.
All are set & marked by NEBOSH.

NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

£ 3,785 + VAT