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What jobs can I do after getting a NEBOSH qualification?

NEBOSH is one of the most respected and sought after qualifications for employers in the health and safety sector. This doesn’t mean to say the job prospects are limited to Health and Safety. 70% of people taking the NEBOSH Certificates are working in a broad range of job roles where health and safety is not their main responsibility.

Here are a few of the most common jobs where NEBOSH is required

NEBOSH provides a basis for health and safety and is an ideal starting point to build on in your career. There are a number of opportunities available to you after you’re NEBOSH qualified.

  • Health and Safety Advisor/Officer
  • Fire Safety Officer
  • Risk Assessor
  • Quality and Safety Engineer
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Construction Site Manager

Job opportunities for NEBOSH Certificate holders pay better

Research on 100 job adverts carried out in 2017 demonstrated that "90% of the job advertisements for safety, health and environmental (SHE) roles reviewed, specified one or more NEBOSH qualifications; up from 83% last year (2016).”

"[In 2017] More than half (51%) of vacancies called for a range of NEBOSH Certificate-level qualifications, up from 45% last year and 38% in 2015.”


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