Qualifications

The qualifications listed here meet the academic requirements for Associate/Technical (AIOSH/Tech IOSH) and Graduate (Grad IOSH) membership.

To find out more about our membership categories, including the experience and professional development activities required for a member to be eligible for each status, please see our membership structure overview.

All qualifications listed below have been accredited by IOSH. It is through this process that we monitor the content and standards of occupational safety and health courses and maintain the initial standards required for our nominated categories of membership. We have produced guides on our accreditation process so you can find out more about how we assess qualifications against the academic requirements of the Graduate category of membership and the Associate and Technical categories of membership. For further information please email the Membership team.

Abbreviations (see right) indicate which category of membership each qualification is levelled against, plus the modes of study available.

View a list of the IOSH Accreditation Process here.

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Key to abbreviations:

f/t = full time course
p/t = part time course
d/l = distance learning
A/T = Associate/Technical
G = Graduate
GC = Graduate Cognate

Courses accredited for




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  • Leeds Beckett University - Hong Kong

    • Mr T Briggs, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
    • Calverley Street
    • Leeds
    • UK
    • LS1 3HE

    bonnielam@hkct.edu.hk

    Tel: +44 (0)113 812 3333

    Fax: 44 (0)113 812 3440

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    • Graduate category
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Safety (G)

    Offered in Hong Kong by:
    Hong Kong College of Technology - contact Bonnie Lam by email

  • Leeds Beckett University - Malaysia

    • Mr T Briggs, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
    • Calverley Street
    • Leeds
    • Malaysia
    • LS1 3HE

    rozilah@imperia.edu.my

    Tel: +44 (0)113 812 3333

    Fax: +44 (0)113 812 3440

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    • Associate or Technical category
    • Graduate category

    Offered in Malaysia by:

    • Imperia Institute of Technology - contact: Rozilah Talib, Director of Academic Affairs
    • Diploma of Higher Education in Occupational Health and Safety (f/t p/t) (A/T)
    • BSc (Hons) in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (f/t p/t) (G)
      (Also offered in Singapore)
  • Leeds Beckett University - Singapore

    • Mr T Briggs, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
    • Calverley Street
    • Leeds
    • Singapore
    • LS1 3HE

    szehui_lim@mdis.edu.sg

    Tel: +44 (0)113 812 3333

    Fax: 44 (0)113 812 3440

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    • Associate or Technical category
    • Graduate category

    Offered in Singapore by :

    • Management Development Institute of Singapore – contact: Lim Sze Hui, Product Development Manager
    • Diploma of Higher Education in Occupational Health and Safety (f/t p/t) (A/T)
    • BSc (Hons) in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (f/t p/t) (G)
      (Also offered in Malaysia)
  • Limerick Institute of Technology

    • Mr Pat Gill - Department of Construction and Civil Engineering
    • Limerick Institute of Technology
    • Moylish Park
    • Limerick
    • Republic of Ireland

    pat.gill@lit.ie

    Tel: +353 (0)6120 8820

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    • Graduate category
    • BSc in Construction (Health and Safety) (G)
  • Loughborough University

    • Dr D Wenham, Executive Education
    • School of Business & Economics
    • Loughborough University
    • Loughborough
    • Leicestershire
    • UK
    • LE11 3TU

    D.G.Wenham@lboro.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0)150 922 2155

    Fax: +44 (0)150 922 3991

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    • Graduate category
    • MSc/PGD in Health and Safety Management (p/t) (G)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

    • Gervase Gillibrand, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Professions,
    • Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, C2.24 Cavendish Building
    • Cavendish Street
    • Manchester
    • UK
    • M15 6BG

    g.gillibrand@mmu.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0) 161 247 2728

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    • Graduate category
    • MSc/PGD in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (G) (F/T, P/T)
    • Availability for student appointments: Friday 1:00 - 3:00pm
  • Massey University

    • Assoc. Prof. I Laird - Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety & Health
    • School of Public Health, College of Health
    • Private Bag 11 222
    • Palmerston North 4442
    • New Zealand

    I.S.Laird@massey.ac.nz

    Tel: +64 (0)6 356 9099 x84914

    Fax: +64 (0)6 350 5796

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    • Graduate category
    • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (f/t p/t) (G)

    Must include the following units: 251.271, 251.272, 251.374, 128.300, 251.372, 114.240, 251.370

  • Middlesex University

    • Dr Alan Page, School of Science and Technology
    • Middlesex University
    • The Burrows
    • Hendon (London)
    • UK
    • NW4 4BT

    A.Page@mdx.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0)208 411 6938

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    • Graduate category
    • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Health,Safety and Environment (Direct entry to year 3)(f/t p/t) (G)
    • BSc (Hons) in Occupational Health,Safety and Environment (Professional Pathway) (G)
    • MSc/PGD in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Management (f/t p/t) (G)

    (BSc in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment also available in Malaysia)

    # a Contact - Dr Alan Page, Tel: +44 (0)208 411 6938
    # b Contact - Ms Maeve O’Loughlin, Tel: +44 (0)208 411 6583

  • Middlesex University - Hong Kong

    • Ms Maeve O’Loughlin, School of Science and Technology
    • The Burrows
    • Hendon (London)
    • Hong Kong
    • NW4 4BT

    m.oloughlin@mdx.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0)208 411 6583

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    • Graduate category
    • B.Sc. Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (G)
      Offered in Hong Kong by The Open University of Hong Kong (LiPACE)
      Contact, Mr Alex Tse - email: cktse@oukh.edu.hk
  • Middlesex University - Malaysia

    • Consist College
    • Lot 330
    • Jalan Hulu Lkang
    • Batu 7 3/4
    • Malaysia
    • 68000

    A.Page@mdx.ac.uk

    Tel: +44 (0)208 411 6938

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    • Graduate category

    BSc in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (G)

  • National University of Ireland Galway

    • National University of Ireland, Galway
    • University Road
    • Galway
    • Republic of Ireland

    Tel: +353 (0)9 149 5056

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    • Graduate category
    • Higher Diploma in Occupational, Environmental Health & Safety  (f/t p/t) (G) #a
    • MSc in Occupational, Environmental Health and Safety (f/t p/t) (G) #a
    • BSc Environmental Health and Safety (previously titled BSc Health and Safety Systems) (f/t p/t) (G) #b

    #a Contact Dr Marie Coggins, Academic Director, Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Studies (COHSS)

    #b Contact Dr Victoria Hogan, School of Health Sciences

    Email: marie.coggins@nuigalway.ie

    Email: victoria.hogan@nuigalway.ie

  • NCEF UK/ProfTech Leading Institute

    • Office 1
    • 3rd Floor Alhameed Mall
    • G-11 Markaz
    • Islamabad
    • Pakistan
    • 44000

    ceo@plicert.com

    Tel: +92-51-2361363

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    • Associate or Technical category
    • Graduate category
    • International Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health (ICOSH)
    • International Diploma in Safety Engineering

    Contact: Mr. Adeem Behzad Ahmad

  • NCRQ

    • NCRQ National Compliance & Risk Qualifications
    • Herons Way
    • Chester Business Park
    • Chester
    • UK
    • CH4 9QR

    enquiries@ncrq.org.uk

    Tel: 01244 893575

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    • Graduate category
    • Associate or Technical category
    • Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health and Safety (A/T)
    • Level 6 Diploma in Applied Health and Safety (G)
  • NEBOSH

    • NEBOSH
    • Dominus Way
    • Meridian Business Park
    • Leicester
    • UK
    • LE19 1QW

    info@nebosh.org.uk

    Tel: +44 (0)116 263 4700

    Fax: +44 (0)116 282 4000

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    • Associate or Technical category
    • Graduate category
    • Diploma Part 1 (A/T)
    • National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (A/T) #
    • International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (A/T)
    • National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (A/T) #
    • International Certificate in Construction Health & Safety (A/T)
    • National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management (A/T) #
    • International Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management (A/T)
    • Diploma in Regulatory Occupational Health and Safety (GC)

    # These qualifications are accredited and credit rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Level 6 which is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England,Wales & Northern Ireland  

    • National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (G) # 
    • International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (G) #
    # These qualifications are accredited and rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Level 10 which is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 6 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • NITIE

    • Prof Seema Unnikrishnan, Professor Group Co-ordinator
    • Industrial safety & Env. Management, NITIE
    • Vihar Lake
    • Mumbai 400087
    • India

    Nitie.academics@gmail.com

    Tel: +91 022 2857 3371

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    • Graduate category
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety (PGDISEM) (G)

    (Specified modules only- please check with the Membership Department on +44 (0) 116 257 3198)

  • Northumbria University

    • Northumbria University, Faculty of Engineering and Environment
    • Ellison Building
    • Ellison Place
    • Newcastle upon Tyne
    • UK
    • NE1 8ST

    alistair.bulloch@northumbria.ac.uk

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    • Graduate category
    • MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM)
    • MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management with Advanced Practice

    Please contact Alistair Bulloch; alistair.bulloch@northumbria.ac.uk.

  • NOSA

    • NOSA
    • Block A, Ground Floor,
    • 46 Centurion Office Park
    • Cnr Hendrik Verwoerd Drive & Embankment Road
    • Centurion
    • South Africa
    • 0157

    kay.subramoney@nosa.co.za

    Tel: +27 12 683 0200

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    • Associate or Technical category
    • SAMTRAC -Safety Management Training Course - Level 5 (A/T)
    • SAMTRAC International (A/T)
    • SAMTRAC Bridging (A/T)
    • SAMTRAC Mining (A/T)

    (SAMTRAC certificates dated before 2011 will not be eligible for Technical membership, please contact NOSA for information regarding bridging courses).

  • Occupational Awards Ltd

    • Occupational Awards Limited
    • The Catalyst
    • Baird Lane
    • Heslington
    • York
    • UK
    • YO10 5GA

    Tel: +44 (0) 1235 432 032

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    • Graduate category
    • OAL Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice 603/126/2

    Email: lisa.williamson@oawards.co.uk 

    Please note that IOSH will accept learners from all Awarding Bodies enrolled on the old Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice up to the certification cut-off date of 31st August 2019.

  • ProQual

    • ProQual Awarding Body, ProQual House
    • Westbridge Court
    • Annie Med Lane
    • South Cave
    • East Riding of Yorkshire
    • UK
    • HU15 2HG

    enquiries@proqualab.com

    Tel: +44 (0)1430 423822

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    • Graduate category
    • Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
    • OAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – 601/6679/4 (A/T)

    Please note that IOSH will accept learners from all Awarding Bodies enrolled on the old Level 5 Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice up to the certification cut-off date of 31st August 2019.

  • Riam Institute of Technology (RiamTec)

    • Riam Institute of Technology
    • Lot 1305
    • 3.5 Miles Riam Road
    • 98000 Miri
    • Sarawak
    • Malaysia

    enquiry@riamtec.edu.my

    Tel: +60 85 613 371

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    • Graduate category
    • Associate or Technical category

    Email for enquiries: enquiry@riamtec.edu.my

    • Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety  (f/t ) (A/T)

    Ms Rona Bang Tan: rona.tan@riamtec.edu.my

    Tel: +60 85 613 371

    Fax: +60 85 612 944

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