Nebosh National Diploma Unit a

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
In Birmingham

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Important information

Typology Course
Location Birmingham
Duration 15 Days
  • Course
  • Birmingham
  • Duration:
    15 Days

To prepare delegates for the NEBOSH Level 6 Diploma exams and to provide health and. safety professionals with the knowledge required to combat the wide variety of risks we face at work. All delegates who successfully attend the course and successfully complete both the course assignments and examinations will be awarded the National NEBOSH (Level 6) Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health.
Suitable for: Health and safety practitioners who wish to gain a professional qualification, which provides a route to corporate membership of IOSH.

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
12 Hagley Road, Five Ways, B16 8TL, West Midlands, England
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Starts On request
12 Hagley Road, Five Ways, B16 8TL, West Midlands, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Delegates will need to have successfully completed one of the following: NEBOSH National General Certificate (after December 2003)* NEBOSH Construction Certificate (after December 2004)* TUC Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (min. of 16 credits at level 3) Level 3 N/SVQ in Health and Safety in the Workplace *Students must demonstrate CPD for dates before these.

Course programme

This nationally-recognised higher level qualification boasts successful pass rates with RoSPA, and focuses on practical learning from the delegates as well as expert support form RoSPA's trainers.

Who should attend?
Health and safety professionals seeking full IOSH membership (CMIOSH). Delegates will preferably hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate, or Level 3 equivalent, achieved within the last three years. Exceptions will be decided on a case-by-case basis, subject to experience, submission of a CV, and an employer's testimonial.

Why choose to study with RoSPA?

  • An inclusive RoSPA 'Mentoring Package' (see below) is available to enhance the digestion of course material and develop real benefits for the future
  • Unique to RoSPA, delegates have full use of the exclusive RoSPA Diploma Delegate Forum. This online further learning aid allows tutors to set discussion topics, helping to support learning between units. Delegates can swap ideas and ask tutors questions outside the classroom, making RoSPA's approach a blended one
  • Many RoSPA trainers are CMIOSH-qualified, and hold the City and Guilds 7407 teaching qualification, a certificate in adult further education. roSPA tutors are amongst those used to mark NEBOSH examinations
  • Passing the exams is fundamental, and RoSPA experts excel in handing on their wealth of knowledge and experience in such a way that delegates not only do well academically, but are also able to translate their results into real competitive advantages for their workplaces
  • Based on experience and feedback, RoSPA has developed a unique delegate-centered approach, which encourages high levels of participation via the inclusion of many varied learning styles, including workshops, discussion groups, and student presentations
  • The course delivery is supported by guest speakers who are experts in particular areas of the syllabus
  • RoSPA works with the HSE and government and is at the forefront of health and safety in the UK The Added Value... The NEBOSH Diploma Mentoring Package - at no extra cost!

    RoSPA is second to none in the delivery of this course, by offering course delegates even more support, at no extra cost. RoSPA will support delegates whilst they study for this high-level qualification by offering an inclusive Mentoring Package. As part of RoSPA's flexible 'case study' approach to the diploma, RoSPA tutors can offer advice to delegates on safety issues affecting their workplace, in the context of the National Diploma, helping to keep them up-to-date with the ever-changing safety world. Supporting delegates in their study is a key priority for RoSPA. For the duration of their study with RoSPA, delegates can benefit from:
  • One-to-one telephone and email support on any issues relating to the course content from a CMIOSH-qualified RoSPA tutor, who has experience of marking NEBOSH papers
  • The opportunity to complete mock exams, which the tutor will mark and provide feedback for, aiming to improve future exam performance. Similarly with written assignments, guidance will be given
  • A subscription entitling the holder to a monthly edition of the award winning Occupational Safety & Health journal, and a bi-monthly edition of Safety Express, both of which contain engaging and topical editorial to keep delegates abreast of key safety-related issues
  • Unlimited access to RoSPA's onsite Information Centre, which houses a unique collection of safety-related documents and provides an extensive enquiry service on all aspects of safety and health. The Infocentre is available to use while delegates are here studying with us. The Infocentre staff are available during office hours to deal with any questions relating to workplace safety.This added value is provided at no extra cost, and RoSPA are pleased to be able to offer delegates so much time and so many extra services alongside the course.

    Want to know more? RoSPA's expert tutors are on hand to discuss the finer detail of course content and outcomes.
  • What will the delegate bring back to the workplace?
  • Delegates will receive an internationally-recognised qualification acknowledged and requested by employers
  • GradIOSH designatory letters can be used after a period of Initial Professional Development (IPD)
  • After a successful two years' IPD, the delegate will hold CMIOSH chartered status after an application to IOSH
  • Delegates will have a broad range of detailed health and safety knowledge and the application of key health and safety issues within their organisation
  • The delegate will be able to identify and assess risk factors, and introduce and manage necessary control measures for their organisation
  • The delegate will be able to provide detailed advice for their organisation on health and safety issues in line with current legislation and HSE guidance
  • The delegate will be able to advise and help implement initiatives for continuous improvement.
  • Unit A - Managing health and safety
  • Principles of health and safety management
  • Loss causation and accident investigation
  • Identifying hazards; assessing and evaluating risk
  • Risk control and emergency planning
  • Organisational factors
  • Human factors
  • Principles of health and safety law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Measuring health and safety performance. Unit D is incorporated into the core units of the Diploma. The Mentoring Package gives the student access to a tutor with experience of NEBOSH assignment criteria. One-to-one sessions are available with the tutor throughout the registration period.

    All delegates who successfully attend the course and successfully complete both the course assignments and examinations will be awarded the National NEBOSH (Level 6) Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health.

    Qualification and certification:

    One written assignment and one exam per unit. Delegates who successfully complete these assessments will be awarded a Level 6 Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health. Holders of the Diploma will be entitled to use the designatory letters Dip.OSH after their names. Sucessful delegates will be eligible to apply to join the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at a graduate level depending on experience.
  • Additional information

    Payment options: RoSPA members receive a discount, paying £2160 + VAT.
    Comments: Unit A Week 1 - 07.09.09 - 11.09.09 / 04.01.10 - 08.01.10 Week 2 - 21.09.09 - 25.09.09 / 18.01.10 - 22.01.10 Week 3 - 05.10.09 - 09.10.09 / 01.02.10 - 05.02.10

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