Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Nursing)

Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Nursing)

This unique Occupational Health course develops and enhances the competence and skills needed by occupational health nurses. It provides a strong element rooted in practice and you will develop your skills of analysis and evaluation to diploma level. The course will prepare you for work in any occupational health practice setting, and will develop your independent judgement and problem solving skills to assess, implement and evaluate healthcare in the workplace. It will also develop your leadership and managerial skills, as well as your ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

On successful completion of this Occupational Health course you will be awarded an HE Diploma in Occupational Health and Unit 1 NEBOSH Management of Health and Safety. For an additional fee, you can complete Unit 2 Controlling Workplace Hazards to obtain the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

What you will study


  • Introduction to Occupational Health
  • Management of Health and Safety (Unit 1 NEBOSH)
  • Contemporary Occupational Health
  • Occupational Health Management (Nursing)

Students who have obtained the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety within the last five years may be exempt from this module.

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Caroline Whittaker, course leader


This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


  • Part Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017