International Diploma in OHS

NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health

IDHSE Level 6 Online Training

The NEBOSH International Diploma is a prestigious and highly-respected qualification, which is seen as the leading qualification for health and safety practitioners around the globe. The course covers health and safety management, hazardous agents, and work-equipment safety and builds on the topics studied in the NEBOSH International Certificate courses.

You can study the NEBOSH International Diploma through distance learning offered by ACE Training and Consulting in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah in association with Akbar HSE Training and Consultancy Services.

The NEBOSH International Diploma is highly respected by employers worldwide. It meets the requirements to apply for graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH). With continuing professional development (CPD) you can then become a chartered safety and health practitioner as a chartered member of IOSH (CMIOSH). It also allows you to use the letters ‘IDipNEBOSH’ after your name.

Course Content

The NEBOSH International Diploma is split into four units of study, each is assessed separately:

  • Unit IA: International Management of Health and Safety
    Includes: Principles of Health and Safety Management, Loss Causation and Incident Investigation Identifying Hazards Assessing and Evaluating Risks, Risk Control and Emergency Planning, Organisational and Human Factors, Regulating Health and Safety, Measuring Health and Safety Performance.
  • Unit IB: International Control of Hazardous Agents in the Workplace
    Includes: General Aspects of Occupational Health and Hygiene, Principles of Toxicology and Epidemiology, Hazardous Substances – Evaluating Risk, Preventive and Protective Measures and Monitoring and Maintenance of Control Measures, Biological Agents, Physical Agents – Noise and Vibration and Radiation and Thermal Environment, Hazardous Substances – Preventive and Protective Measures, Ergonomic Factors.
  • Unit IC: International Workplace and Work Equipment Safety
    Includes: General Workplace Issues, Principles of Fire and Explosion, Workplace Fire Risk Assessment, Storage, Handling and Processing of Dangerous Substances, Work Equipment, Machinery Safety, Mechanical Handling, Electrical Safety, Safety in Construction and Demolition, Environmental Pollution and Waste Management.
  • Unit ID: International Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice

Entry Requirement

Previous health and safety qualifications, such as a NEBOSH International General Certificate, are strongly recommended before embarking on the NEBOSH Diploma course.


Units IA, IB, and IC of the NEBOSH International Diploma are each assessed via one three-hour written examination. Unit ID is assessed via a written assignment of approximately 8,000 words.



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