|Unit prefixes and titles||Unit ID1 : Know – workplace health and safety principles (International)
Unit ID2 : Do – controlling workplace health issues (International)
Unit ID3 : Do – controlling workplace safety issues (International)
|Assessment||Assessment type||Assessment time||Pass marks|
|Unit ID1||Assignment||60 hours (approx.)||Notional 50%|
|Unit ID2||Case study||40 hours (approx.)||Notional 50%|
|Unit ID3||Case study||40 hours (approx.)||Notional 50%|
|Notional learning hours||Unit ID1 : 189 H
Unit ID2 : 145 H
Unit ID3 : 135 H
|Qualification level and number of credits||Notional Accreditation to be applied from SQA Accreditation (including listing the qualification on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)) at SCQF Level 10 with 48 credits|
|Modes of study||A full-time block release course (minimum of six weeks (30 working days))
Part-time day release (spread over at least 30 weeks)
Open, Distance learning, E-Learning
|Entry requirements||No formal entry requirements but due to there being assumed knowledge (see ‘Prior learning’ section) it is recommended that learners have passed the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or an equivalent SCQF Level 6 or 7 qualification. See ‘Entry requirements and recommended minimum standard of English’ for further information.|
|Recommended minimum standards of English||Learner : International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 7.0 or higher
Tutors : International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 8.0 or higher
|Qualification grades||The percentage marks of all three units are combined and the qualification grade is based on the following boundaries :
Distinction : 226 or higher
Credit : 196 - 225
Pass : 150 - 195
The NEBOSH International Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals, building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided.. It is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding required for undertaking a career as a health and safety professional and it also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study. The qualification deliberately looks at general workplace issues so that is can be applied in the many different sectors in which health and safety professionals may work. On completion of the qualification, your learners will be able to Understand the role of health and safety legislation, the purpose and principles of enforcement actions and the role of the United Nations’ International Labour Organization and other non-governmental bodies.
- Use different types of health and safety leadership approaches and be able to influence health and safety issues at all levels.
- Influence organisational and health and safety workplace culture.
- Proactively manage health and safety, taking account of human failures and factors.
- Manage health and safety competence (both their own and that of the organisation).
- Use a range of hazard identification, risk management and loss causation techniques.
- Monitor health and safety performance.
- Develop their role as a health and safety professional including understanding how it links with Corporate Social Responsibility.
- Effectively manage organisational change. Manage contractors and supply chains.
- Control a range of workplace health and wellbeing issues.
- Control a range of workplace safety issues.
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Notional Accreditation to be applied from SQA Accreditation (including listing the qualification on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)) at SCQF Level 10 with 48 credits
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Assessments Yes