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Is this qualification recognised?

Holders of this qualification may use the designatory letters EnvDipNEBOSH after their name.

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management meets the academic requirements for:

  • IEMA Practitioner (PIEMA) level membership and will have their application fast tracked, provided that they apply within three years of achieving their Diploma. 

In addition holders of the Environmental Diploma are eligible for Specialist Membership (SIIRSM) of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). 

IOSH CPD Participants may allocate CPD credits for attendance at this course.

The Environmental Diploma provides a sound basis for progression to MSc level: A number of UK universities offer MSc programs that accept the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management as a full or partial entry requirement.

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 10 with 19 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: