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Becoming a Student

NEBOSH has over 30 years experience of offering health, safety, environmental and risk management qualifications in the UK, with exams taken in over 90 countries worldwide.  Our qualifications are updated regularly and are designed to be robust, relevant and accessible.  For those looking for a career in health and safety there are clear routes of progression from Certificate to professional Diploma level qualifications.  For further information about NEBOSH itself, click the ‘About NEBOSH’ tab at the top of the screen. 

Where to study
NEBOSH has a robust process for accrediting course providers to deliver NEBOSH qualifications.  The course provider accreditation procedure establishes that a course provider has the procedures and resources in place to deliver a training programme that meets NEBOSH requirements for the qualification(s) to be delivered while maintaining the integrity of the assessment process. 

Although it is NEBOSH who develop syllabuses and examination and assessment criteria it is the accredited NEBOSH course providers who are responsible for the teaching of NEBOSH qualifications, the development and maintenance of course materials and the selection of teaching venues.

When selecting a course provider students should consider which course and mode of study is suitable for their needs.  If you need further assistance with this selection then please contact our Customer Services Team on + 44(0)116 2634700 or info@nebosh.org.uk

NEBOSH qualifications
The current NEBOSH qualification portfolio consists of fourteen qualifications:

Mode of Study
Our network of accredited course providers located throughout the UK and the world, offer a variety of modes of study to suit your needs:

  • Full time block release
  • Part-time day or evening courses over a number of weeks
  • Open and Distance learning (including e-learning and blended learning)

Once you have decided which mode of study meets your needs you can then locate a course provider in your area offering the qualification and mode of study you prefer.  You can search for course providers via mode of study using the ‘where to study’ tab at the top of the screen. For further information on 'finding a Course Provider' please use the appropriate link on the right-hand side of the page.

Information on sources of funding for Further Education courses can be found in our FAQs.   In addition, NEBOSH in partnership with Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association (BHSEA) are delighted to be running a scheme for the second year that gives scholarships for some of our qualifications.  Please click here to find out more information.

After registration
Once you register with a course provider, resources for NEBOSH qualifications can be found in the ‘Current students’ section of this website.

Materials to help you study
You can download material from our publication shop to help you in your studies.