NEBOSH National Environmental Diploma


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What educational level is the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma?

The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is the equivalent of a level 6 qualifications (EQF), which is equivalent to a University honours degree.

What are the Entry Requirements for the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma?

There are no specific entry requirements for the Environmental Diploma, however prior knowledge of the English legal system is recommended.

How long does the Environmental Diploma take to complete?

The classroom course is 3 weeks (over 3 months) or via e-learning takes 190 hours of study time (on average 6-12 months).

Will the Certificate I receive be different if I study by e-learning?

No. All Certificates are the same irrespective of the study method.

Can I attend the NEBOSH Graduation Ceremony?

Yes, all students are able to attend the Graduation Ceremony on successful completion of the course.

How long is the exam?

There is one three-hour exam to complete and a work-based assignment.

How long does it take to receive my certificate once I have sat the exam?

The results are released around 10 weeks after the exam and the Certificates arrive a further 8-10 weeks after this.

Can I get past papers?

You are able to access a past paper and examiners feedback on expected answers from the NEBOSH website. Course providers are not allowed to sell/give past papers to students.

I completed the NEBOSH Environmental Certificate / IEMA Associate Certificate by e-learning. Can I still just do the one week / two week top up, or will I need to complete the full classroom course?

Yes, you will only need to complete the one / two week top-up, providing you received your previous qualification within the last 5 years.

Is there a higher level Environmental Management qualification to study once I have completed the Diploma?

Once you have completed the Diploma, a University Masters degree would be the next level up if you wish to study to a higher level.

Is there an International version of the course?

There is only a National version of this course; however this is a recognised qualification globally.

What happens if I fail the exam?

If you do not pass your NEBOSH National Diploma exams on your first attempt, you are able to book a re-sit with our Exams team. This will need to be completed within your tuition period.

Can I do the exams online?

All exams must be completed at an approved centre, arranged with our exams team before the exam date.

Is the exam open book?

No. You cannot take any learning materials into the exam with you.

Do I have to pay VAT if I am based outside the UK?

Only companies outside of the UK who can provide a valid VAT number will be exempt from VAT. All individuals irrespective of their location will have to pay VAT.

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