What is NEBOSH?.

NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is a UK based examination board that offers vocational qualifications in occupational health and safety, and risk management. The board doesn’t offer training courses directly but as an examination board it provides syllabuses, assignments, and exams through its accredited course providers

NEBOSH has a network of over 600 providers worldwide in 33 Countries where 30,000 delegates take the course each year. These are some of the reasons why employees seek out East Africa NEBOSH qualified delegates.

Why Study NEBOSH

In the Health and Safety sector East Africa and Worldwide, NEBOSH is one of the most respected and sought after qualifications by employers. This is an asset to your resume and will assist in your career advancement and goals. Beside the gains, NEBOSH is recognized by professional membership bodies making it possible for those who have a qualification from any of courses can apply.

  • The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
  • The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)

NEBOSH guarantees a foot in the do and the opportunities are endless for a qualified candidate from

  • Health and Safety Advisor/Officer
  • Fire Safety Officer
  • Risk Assessor
  • Quality and Safety Engineer
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Construction Site Manager

NEBOSH covers a wide range of areas within the health and safety sector. Delegates have an option to study.

  • Environmental Awareness at Work
  • Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • Management of Health and Well-being at Work

Note that the depth and length of your qualification will determine what you will get a qualification in.


There are three levels of NEBOSH qualification

  • NEBOSH Award
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Award is an excellent choice for beginners and offers a great introduction into NEBOSH Qualifications.

NEBOSH Certificate in East Africa and worldwide is for those looking to become qualified professionals in a chosen field, this course provides an excellent foundation. Being a common choice amongst managers and supervisors, the certificate level doesn’t require any specific entry requirements to begin studying. Successful delegates are qualified for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH), and associate membership of the IIRSM.

NEBOSH Diploma is a recognized, respected and a must for those seeking to gain Chartered CMIOSH) status, Unlike the certificate, this requires prior qualifications and experience and usually taken by health and safety advisors and environmental practitioners

How does all this fit together?

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