National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
Definition - What does National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety mean?
The National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is an intermediate level qualification for those who are wishing to, or currently work in the Health and Safety sector. This course covers all aspects of physical and mental well-being of employees and teaches students how to ensure that workplaces are a safe environment where staff can work to their full potential.
Safeopedia explains National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
The National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety takes between one – two years to complete. As part of the studies, students have to complete a set amount of practical experience time. Many will complete these hours in their own workplace, though some find it enlightening to spend this time with another company to see how different companies operate. Once awarded the Diploma, there is the option to go on to complete the Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety.