On successful completion of the qualification, the Diploma holder may apply for Graduate membership (Grad IOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the major UK professional body in the field (www.iosh.co.uk). This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner as a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH).
The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Member status (MIIRSM) of the Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Holders of either the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and either the NEBOSH National or International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meet the headline entrance criteria requirements for Registered Membership (RMaPS) of the Association for Project Safety (APS).
Holders of the NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety may use the designatory letters “IDipNEBOSH” after their name and are invited to the annual NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony in the year following the successful completion of their award.
This qualification has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 10 with 47 SCQF credit points. SCQF Level 10 is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 6 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
See the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here:
Where appropriate, the SQA logo will appear on certificates awarded for this qualification. The SCQF logo, credit and level information will appear on the result transcript. For further information on SCQF credit and levels see:http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/71374.html