NEBOSH (Recognised, Relevant, Respected)

NEBOSH is a leading global brand in health, safety and environmental qualifications.

NEBOSH internationally recognised qualifications help to raise the competence of safety and environmental professionals as well as individuals at all levels in the workplace.

Since NEBOSH inception in 1979 more than half a million people from around the world have studied for a NEBOSH qualification. Tens of thousands join their number every year studying with NEBOSH network of 600 course providers in over 132 countries.

Mission & Vision

NEBOSH Mission is to raise competence in health, safety and environmental management in the workplace through a framework of qualifications, rigorous awarding procedures and promotion of high quality education.

NEBOSH Vision is to preserve and improve health, safety and the environment in workplaces worldwide.

Regulatory Recognition

NEBOSH values its status as a nationally recognised awarding body. In the UK - and increasingly worldwide, accreditation is recognised as a badge of quality adding value to qualifications.

NEBOSH has been a UK-recognised awarding body since 2000 and received Approved Awarding Body Status from the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation in 2009.

SQA Accreditation has a UK wide regulatory remit and quality assures our activities and qualifications against published regulatory principles and accreditation criteria. This safeguards the interests of our stakeholders who include students, course providers and employers.

Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A major highlight for NEBOSH in 2014 was receiving a Queen’s Award for international trade success. The Award recognises our international growth in the three years to end March 2013, specifically that overseas registrations more than tripled in that time.

Queen's Award for Enterprise

NEBOSH are very proud of this achievement as a team, and the contribution NEBOSH have made to Britain’s international success. Also most proud though of the impact our work is having; helping to save lives and protect others from life changing injuries and ill health around the world.

Quality Recognition

NEBOSH are an ISO 9001:2015 registered organisation independently audited by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The standard is based on a number of quality management principles designed to support the delivery of consistent high quality products and services to customers. ISO 9001 is implemented by over 1 million organisations in 170 countries.

Environmental Recognition

NEBOSH are an ISO 14001:2015 registered organisation independently audited by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The standard looks at how organisations can consider multiple aspects of their business relating to environmental management. By meeting the requirements of the standard it reduces the risk to the environment from the organisation’s activities/products/services. ISO 14001 is a globally recognised environmental management standard.