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NEBOSH Diploma Study Guide

Written by Jason Mordecai on 06 October 2019 09:26:00 BST

You're standing at the start line of your NEBOSH Diploma journey. You're armed with your study materials, computer and notebook. You've got 4 units and 500 hours of study ahead of you. Then someone yells - GO!

The problem is, you haven't studied in a long time. It suddenly dawns on you how much work you've got and you start to feel a little bit anxious. 

Don't worry - we've all been there.

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NEBOSH Diploma vs NEBOSH Certificate: Which one is right for you?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 05 September 2019 09:30:00 BST

One of the most common questions our advisors get asked is “which NEBOSH course should I take, the Diploma or Certificate?”. Some learners come to us hoping to take the NEBOSH Diploma but don’t have the right experience. Some ask about the NEBOSH General Certificate when they have the ability to aim higher.

The answer to which course is best for you largely depends on your knowledge, experience and ability to learn. We’ve explained the difference in level, content and entry requirements to help you decide which one is best for you. 

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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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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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Where is the NEBOSH Diploma recognised?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 14 June 2019 10:30:00 BST

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is a leading examining body for the health and safety industry. They continuously work with organisations across the world to help protect people and improve health and safety standards in all types of workplaces.

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How hard is the NEBOSH Diploma?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 11 June 2019 10:30:00 BST

The NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is an intense qualification. So it’s no surprise one of the most common questions our course advisors get asked is “how hard is the course?”

Your ability to study and current level of knowledge will naturally play a big impact on how difficult you find the course. But, there’s also other barriers that you may come up against that will impact how hard you find the course.

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What is the NEBOSH Diploma?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 June 2019 09:00:00 BST

The NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is a professional health and safety qualification. It’s designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to be an active, competent health and safety practitioner. That way, you'll be able to develop strategy, raise standards and improve efficiency in your company.  

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Study Tips from a NEBOSH Diploma Award Winner!

Written by Kate James on 01 November 2018 11:56:12 GMT

At the NEBOSH graduation ceremony at Warwick University, I was delighted to share in celebrating the success of Diploma learners with their families. One person who had a lot to celebrate was Debbie Mitchell who won the best candidate award for the NEBOSH Diploma Unit B for 2018. What an achievement it is! To put it into context it means she achieved top marks out of around 450 people who also took Unit B of this coveted health and safety qualification in 2018.

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