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NEBOSH Diploma - Most Frequently Asked Questions

Written by Kate James on 30 July 2019 09:41:17 BST

Studying the NEBOSH Diploma is a commitment so I understand that you must have some questions about this much demanded course in the global market. So if you are thinking about taking the NEBOSH Diploma, this blog will have some headline answers to your questions covering cost, who is it targeted at, how hard it is, its level, how long it takes and most importantly why take it.

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What are the entry requirements for the NEBOSH Diploma?

Written by Oliver Newman on 25 July 2019 15:48:58 BST

So you’re thinking of taking your NEBOSH Diploma – great news! There can be a lot of questions swimming around your head when you first decide to take on studying. How hard will the course be? Will I be good enough? One common question that gets asked is ‘What entry requirements are there for me to sit the NEBOSH Diploma?’

You’ll therefore be relieved to hear, not that many! Unlike a traditional degree, there are no hard and fast rules on eligibility. However, there are a couple of key standards you need to meet before you decide you’re ready to go.

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How to Study the NEBOSH Diploma

Written by Kate James on 18 July 2019 11:34:55 BST

Deciding on how to study this degree-level NEBOSH Diploma qualification is an important decision to make. We are all different and have preferred approaches to studying. I would recommend that you find out as much as possible about the different study methods before you decide which one is right for you. Approach a number of course providers and ask them in detail about exactly what you can expect in your learning.

I will outline what to expect from the study methods available for the NEBOSH Diploma. I will also suggest some key features of each method to find out more from potential course provider. These factors will help you decide what is best for your circumstances.

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National vs International: Which NEBOSH General Certificate is Right for You?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 11 July 2019 11:23:39 BST

Did you know there's 195 countries in the world? Each one has different beliefs, cultures and values. And different employment structures and jobs which all come with their own risks.

But for a world that's so different, we ultimately all have the same goal - to keep our colleagues safe, healthy and happy. 

So how do we do that? 

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How to Carry Out an Accident Investigation

Written by Astutis Blog on 08 July 2019 12:00:00 BST

Accident investigation and analysis of work-related accidents and incidents form the foundation of a good safety culture. It is an essential part of the management of health and safety. Learning lessons from experience is vital in making the workplace safer and avoiding further pain, suffering and grief.
If it is a serious life changing or a fatal accident the ripple effect is huge. It extends to the immediate family and friends, to fellow workers and beyond. I will offer some guidance on the key steps to take when carrying out an investigation of an incident or accident

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations, Advice for learners

How Much Does the NEBOSH Diploma Cost?

Written by Kate James on 02 July 2019 09:04:00 BST

Are you ready to take your career in health and safety to the highest level and become a Practitioner? If you have completed the NEBOSH Certificate and you want to progress, the NEBOSH Diploma has the reputation as the best qualification to complete. The NEBOSH Diploma will help you develop your professional competence so you are confident to make the right decisions and meet company objectives. So if this is your career goal and you are ready for the NEBOSH Diploma, the next question is, how much is it?

I will cover the typical costs of the NEBOSH Diploma that you can expect. I will also review key aspects of the course worth considering when deciding how much you are prepared to pay.

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How Much Does the NEBOSH General Certificate Cost?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 20 June 2019 15:43:23 BST


Can you guess what the most common question about the NEBOSH General Certificate is?

Yep, that's right. How much does it cost?

The answer is – it depends.

Obviously, the price of the course will be different for each course provider. And it'll vary depending on your chosen learning method and location. There's also other costs you'll need to consider like travel, extra support, exams and VAT.

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What to expect from your NEBOSH Diploma exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 20 June 2019 14:00:00 BST

To achieve your full NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification, you'll need to pass 4 assessments. 3 x written examinations and 1 x 8000 word project. Don't worry - you'll get lots of exam preparation and support throughout your course, and here we've gone through everything you need to know about the NEBOSH Diploma exams so you know just what to expect. 

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How long does the NEBOSH Diploma take to complete?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 18 June 2019 10:00:00 BST

It's no secret that people are living busier lives. Time is precious and we all like to get things done quickly so that we can spend more time doing the things we enjoy. Unfortunately, some things can't be rushed, and developing new skills is one of them.

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Is Environmental Sustainability Important for your Company?

Written by Astutis Blog on 17 June 2019 14:03:01 BST

Can you say that your colleagues have enough green knowledge? Are they aware of the main environmental and economic risks and opportunities for your organisation? Businesses have a responsibility to manage their sustainability within the supply chain and markets they operate. Companies need to begin with their people and embedding the importance of environmental sustainability into all job roles.

This post will outline how to make your organisation more environmentally sustainable with IEMA training for your people.

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Tags: Environment