NEBOSH Diploma Course


The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety is the first step to becoming a chartered safety and health practitioner. A prestigious and highly-respected health & safety diploma, currently held by over 10,000 OSH professionals, RoSPA enjoys exceptional pass rates and offers an exclusive "Mentoring Package" to support our Safety Diploma delegates on a one-to-one basis at no extra cost.

What is covered in the NEBOSH Diploma Course?

The NEBOSH Diploma course is divided into four main units, each of which is assessed separately. Below you can see the NEBOSH Diploma course units:

  • Unit A: Managing health and safety
  • Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace
  • Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety
  • Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice

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What is the duration of NEBOSH Diploma course?

The NEBOSH Diploma is taught over the course of 30 days (six five-day blocks), with the option of a two day revision course. In total, the NEBOSH Diploma requires in the region of 475 study hours - 241 taught classroom hours and approximately 234 hours of private study and background reading (75 hours per unit).

How is the NEBOSH Diploma assessed?

The Diploma is assessed by 3 x three hour written exams and a written assignment. All questions within this course examination are compulsory and papers are marked externally by certified NEBOSH appointed examiners.

Course dates

The NEBOSH Diploma is delivered in various locations throughout the UK. Please click on the locations below for details of the NEBOSH Diploma training venues, prices & dates.

Start Date Location (click for details)
02/09/2019 Birmingham
09/09/2019 Edinburgh
08/04/2019 London
14/01/2019 Birmingham
21/01/2019 Glasgow
04/02/2019 Manchester

Courses in other locations are available and run by our trusted partners, Astutis Limited, and as such RoSPA Member discounts are not applicable. It's also strongly recommended that delegates complete one unit at a time as opposed to completing three units in consecutive months.

Revision and Exams

Make the most of your hard work and investment by attending one of our health and safety test revision courses held at centres around the UK. All our revision courses last from one to two days and directly precede all exam dates.

The health and safety exams are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH and last between two and three hours. Exams are held at venues in: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester and London.

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