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NEBOSH International Diploma - IDip


NEBOSH International Diploma - Blended Learning in Dubai

  • Weekend Courses - 16 day classroom workshops plus private study
  • Weekday Courses - 3 one-week blocks plus private study

Online IDip Courses

  • Easy to use online platform
  • Everything you need to Pass Your Exam
  • Fully tutor supported from the UK
  • Exam Centres in UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar & Saudi Arabia

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The NEBOSH International Diploma (IDip)


NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

is an excellent qualification for those wanting to be seen as professional health and safety practitioners.

The NEBOSH Diploma builds on the knowledge gained at Certificate level; it is designed for those wanting a successful long-term career in health and safety management.

The benefits of holding the NEBOSH International Diploma include:

  • Allows you to use the letters 'IDipNEBOSH' after your name.
  • Entitles you to graduate membership of IOSH (GradIOSH), the first step to becoming a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner.
  • Entitles you to full membership (MIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
  • Meets the entry requirements for many safety related Masters programmes offered by UK universities.

    Effective NEBOSH International Diploma course, conmbining classroom teaching (16 days workshops - 5 days for Units IA, IB, IC plus 1 day for Unit D) and Online Study

    • Weekend Classes - Dubai (Fridays & Saturdays)
    • Weekday Block Classes - Dubai - Hotel Venue

    Flexible online NEBOSH IDip course, available 24/7 worldwide. 460 hours of study (12-36 months) + exams

    • Fully tutor supported by RRC's expert UK Tutor team
    • Interactive online study
    • Full PDF copy of RRC study text to download
    • Exam: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & UAE

    Top quality NEBOSH International Diploma course delivered over 6 weeks (30 days) + exams by RRC's NEBOSH Approved expert tutors

    • In-Company Worldwide
  • In-Company

    NEBOSH Diploma Training Worldwide
    Classroom, Online or Blended Learning

    • Delivered by experienced NEBOSH Approved expert tutors
    • Delivered to meet your organisations needs
  • Revision

    NEBOSH International Diploma Revision Guide
    - Concise guide to key topics and how to answer exam questions

    • Essential support for successful exam preparation
    • Printed or digital (PDF)
    • Available for units IA, IB, & IC
  • Textbook

    NEBOSH International Diploma Textbooks
    The essential study guide

    • Covers the complete NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus
    • High quality, full colour
    • Available for units IA, IB, & IC

NEBOSH International Diploma

builds on the knowledge gained by studying the NEBOSH Certificate level. It is made up of four units which must be completed within 5 years:

Unit IA: Managing Health and Safety - 188 Hours

  • IA1 - Principles of Health and Safety Management
  • IA2 - Regulating Health and Safety
  • IA3 - Loss Causation and Incident Investigation
  • IA4 - Measuring and Reviewing Health and Safety Performance
  • IA5 - The Assessment and Evaluation of Risk
  • IA6 - Risk Control
  • IA7 - Organisational Factors
  • IA8 - Human Factors
  • IA9 - The Role of the Health and Safety Practitioner

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit IB: Hazardous Substances/Agents

- 115 Hours
  • IB1 - Managing Occupational Health
  • IB2 - Identification, Assessment and Evaluation of Hazardous Substances
  • IB3 - The Control of Hazardous Substances
  • IB4 - The Monitoring and Measuring of Hazardous Substances
  • IB5 - Biological Agents
  • IB6 - Noise and Vibration
  • IB7 - Radiation
  • IB8 - Mental Ill-Health and Dealing with Violence and Aggression at Work
  • IB9 - Musculoskeletal Risks and Controls 
  • IB10 - Work Environment Risks and Controls

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit IC: Workplace and Work Equipment Safety - 120 Hours
  • IC1 - Workplace Welfare Requirements and Specific Workplace Issues
  • IC2 - Fire and Explosion
  • IC3 - Workplace Fire Risk Assessment
  • IC4 - The Storage, Handling and Processing of Dangerous Substances
  • IC5 - Work Equipment
  • IC6 - Workplace Machinery
  • IC7 - Mobile, Lifting, Access and Work at Height Equipment 
  • IC8 - Electrical Safety 
  • IC9 - Construction and Works of a Temporary Nature - Hazards and   Controls 
  • IC10 - Workplace Transport and Managing Work-Related Road Risk

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit DNI: Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice - 77 hours

A written Assignment set by NEBOSH of approximately 8,000 words in length.

The purpose of this assignment is to assess the practical application of the knowledge and understanding gained from studying Units IA, IB and IC. The assignment will be based around a review of the arrangements for managing health and safety in a workplace and to produce justified, proportionate recommendations to improve health and safety performance.


NEBOSH International Diploma

builds on knowledge that is gained from studying a NEBOSH Certificate, or similar course, and it is highly recommended that such a qualification is gained before starting the

NEBOSH Diploma

For details on the knowledge required prior to starting the NEBOSH Diploma see our Guidance on Direct Entry to the NEBOSH Diploma.

Units IA, IB and IC of the

NEBOSH International Diploma

are each assessed by a three-hour written examination. Unit D is assessed by an 8,000 word work based project.
  • Exams are held January and July each year
  • RRC Middle East Exam Venues;
    • Bahrain: Manama
    • Kuwait: Safat
    • Oman: Muscat
    • Qatar: Doha
    • Saudi Arabia: Al Khobar, Jeddah, Riyadh
    • UAE: Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Blended Learning - Dubai

  • Weekend Course
    • IA Workshops 11-12 Aug, 6-7 October, 1 December 2017, Exam Jan 18
    • IB Workshops 13-14 October, 3-4 November, 2 December 2017, Exam Jan 18
  • Weekday Block Release Course
    • IA Workshop 28 Jan - 1 Feb, Exam Jan 18
    • IB Workshop 12-16 Aug, Exam Jan 19
    • IC Workshop 14-18 Oct, Exam Jan 19
  • Friday Course
    • IA Workshops 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Mar 18, Exam Jul 18
    • IB Workshops 6, 13, 20, 27 Jul, 3 Aug 18 , Exam Jan 19
    • IC Workshops 7, 14, 21, 28 Sep, 5 Oct 18, Exam Jan 19

Revision Workshops

  • Dubai
    • IA 1 Dec 17
    • IB 2 Dec 17

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  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - Managing Director RRC Middle East Operations

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