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New 2015 Specification Courses NOW Available
- make sure you start the New Syllabus course 

NEBOSH IDip e-Learning courses
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now from Only AED 6,250, BD 625 plus NEBOSH fees.

NEBOSH Diploma Classroom courses
Delivered in Dubai over 6 weeks by NEBOSH Approved CMIOSH tutors.

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Flexible cost effective alternative to classroom, available in Dubai & Bahrain
- 15 days classroom plus e-Learning.

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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

Click here to find out how the changes to the NEBOSH Diploma Syllabus affect you.


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

    • Block Release - Dubai

    Very effective NEBOSH Diploma course, mixing classroom teaching (3 x 5-day workshops, one week for Units IA, IB, IC) and e-Learning (300 hours private study)

    • Workshops available in Bahrain & Dubai

    Flexible online NEBOSH Diploma course, available 24/7 worldwide. Around 470 hours of study (12-36 months) + exams

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

    NEBOSH Diploma Training Worldwide
    Classroom, e-Learning 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:


NEW 2015 Specification Syllabus

Unit A: Managing Health and Safety - 188 Hours

  • A1 - Principles of Health and Safety Management
  • A2 - Principles of Health and Safety Law
  • A3 - Criminal Law
  • A4 - Civil Law
  • A5 - Loss Causation and Incident Investigation
  • A6 - Measuring and Reviewing Health and Safety Performance
  • A7 - The Assessment and Evaluation of Risk
  • A8 - Risk Control
  • A9 - Organisational Factors
  • A10 - Human Factors
  • A11 - The Role of the Health and Safety Practitioner

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit B: Hazardous Substances/Agents

- 115 Hours
  • B1 - Managing Occupational Health
  • B2 - Identification, Assessment and Evaluation of Hazardous Substances
  • B3 - The Control of Hazardous Substances
  • B4 - The Monitoring and Measuring of Hazardous Substances
  • B5 - Biological Agents
  • B6 - Noise and Vibration
  • B7 - Radiation
  • B8 - Mental Ill-Health and Dealing with Violence and Aggression at Work
  • B9 - Musculoskeletal Risks and Controls 
  • B10 - Work Environment Risks and Controls

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit C: Workplace and Work Equipment Safety - 120 Hours
  • C1 - Workplace Welfare Requirements and Specific Workplace Issues
  • C2 - Fire and Explosion
  • C3 - Workplace Fire Risk Assessment
  • C4 - The Storage, Handling and Processing of Dangerous Substances
  • C5 - Work Equipment
  • C6 - Workplace Machinery
  • C7 - Mobile, Lifting, Access and Work at Height Equipment 
  • C8 - Electrical Safety 
  • C9 - Construction and Works of a Temporary Nature - Hazards and   Controls 
  • C10 - Workplace Transport and Managing Work-Related Road Risk

Assessed by a three hour written exam

Unit D: Application of Health and Safety Theory and Practice

Pending information from NEBOSH 


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



  • Unit IA: 28 Aug - 1 Sep, 18-22 Sep 16, Exam Jan 17
  • Unit IB: Spring 2017, Exam Jul 17
  • Unit IC: Autumn 2017, Exam Jan 18
  • Unit ID: Submission Feb, May, Aug or Nov

Blended Learning Workshop Dates

  • Dubai
    • IA Register by 1 Mar 16, Workshop 20-24 Mar, Exam 12 Jul 16
    • IB Register by 1 May 16, Workshop 8-12 May, Exam 13 Jul 16
    • IC Register by 1 Oct 16, Workshop 23-27 Oct 16, Exam Jan 17
  • Bahrain - Evening Classes
    • IA Register by 1 Mar 16, Workshop 13-17 Mar, Exam 12 Jul 16
    • IB Register by 1 May 16, Workshop 22-26 May, Exam 13 Jul 16
    • IC Register by 1 Oct 16, Workshop 16-20 Oct 16, Exam Jan 17

RRC are experts in the design and delivery of health & safety and environmental management training throughout the world. Over our 85 year history, a million students and thousands of businesses have chosen RRC as their preferred training provider. Our expert trainers and friendly support teams inspire total confidence in the individuals and companies we train and advise.

Quality Training from the Experts

Training is all about quality and this starts with our trainers. It has taken many years to build RRC’s team of expert trainers and we are proud to have the best international team of HSE trainers there is. This team is at the heart of everything we do; developing and updating our course content, delivering and assessing our courses, supporting our students, consulting and always making sure we are firmly focused on our customers’ needs.

The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by two RRC Directors, both HSE practitioners in their own right:

  • Dr David Towlson PhD, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed (PCET), CMIOSH, AIEMA - RRC Director of Training and Quality
  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - Managing Director RRC Middle East Operations

Excellence in Customer Service

Providing a good service is really important to RRC,as there is no point in having great trainers without excellent customer service. Whether you are enquiring about a course, registering for your exam or visiting any one of our training centres, you can be sure you will receive the very best customer service.

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RRC’s reputation has been built on quality and over our 85 year history; many hundreds of thousands of happy customers have enjoyed success in their qualifications and careers through studying with RRC. We work closely with the awarding and industry bodies to ensure our courses are fully up-to-date and aligned with the latest syllabus revisions, legislation changes and exam procedures. Our ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continual improvement.

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RRC have an exceptional track record. The clear, engaging and interactive courses we deliver guarantee our students receive the best possible training and ensure they get a full understanding of both the subject matter and how the assessment works. This not only leads to exam success, but also develops the understanding and competency they will need to apply their knowledge in the workplace.

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