NEBOSH stands for (The) National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. It was formed as awarding body with charitable status in 1979.
It offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognized, qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.
The courses that being offered to get certification from NEBOSH attract around 50,000 candidates annually and are offered by more than 600 course providers. NEBOSH are fast-growing awarding body for examinations are taken in over 110 countries all over the world.
In 2014, NEBOSH received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, a Britain’s highest accolade for trade success, for its “outstanding achievement” in International Trade.
Its qualifications are recognized by the relevant professional membership bodies including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).
NEBOSH examinations and assessments are not easy. A candidate must do a lot of readings in order to understand the lessons and eventually pass in the examinations which are set by its professionally qualified staff assisted by external examiners; most of whom are Chartered Safety and Health Practitioners or Chartered Environmentalist operating within industry, the public sector or in enforcement.
Its technical standards are overseen by a Qualification and Technical Council with representatives drawn from national institutions.
NEBOSH is an awarding body approved by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation, which has a UK-wide regulatory remit.
In addition, NEBOSH maintains Investors in People (IIP) status and is also an ISO 9001:2008 registered organizations.
The following are the NEBOSH Qualifications:
NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification
NEBOSH Environmental Awareness at Work Qualification
NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries Qualification
NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
NEBOSH National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being at Work
NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety
NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management
Those who would like to pursue a career in Occupational Health and Safety, NEBOSH qualifications will be very beneficial for you.