NEBOSH National General Certificate

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides a broad understanding of the general health & safety issues that affect all types of organisation and enables risks to be managed effectively. As well as covering a range of workplace hazards and methods of control, it includes the legal system in the UK and related legislation. Kickstart your career in managing health hazards and risk with us today.

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the essential legal requirements for both health and safety in the UK and the identification and control of workplace hazards. With this course, no previous knowledge is required and we have many training venues available to get your safety practical application skills ip to the legal requirements and organisational requirements for the management of health.

Unit NGC1
Management of Health & Safety
Unit GC2
Controlling Workplace Hazards
Unit GC3
Health & Safety Practical Application
Study Time
10 days + optional exam tutorials
Available Learning Routes
Classroom Course, E-Learning, Blended, In-House

Why take the NEBOSH Certificate?

The NEBOSH General Certificate is the most requested qualification in occupational health & safety by employers. This is due to the fact that it provides a sound fundamental for further study for becoming a health & safety specialist. Practical application of this health and safety qualification will enable you to identify potential health hazards while you conduct a management of health in your organisation – controlling workplace hazards.

Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study, such as the NEBOSH National Diploma. The NEBOSH Certificate is aimed at those wanting to obtain a health and safety qualification and want to develop a career in safety management. It is suitable for managers, supervisors and operational staff from all functions not just health and safety, from organisations in all sectors – including health hazards and risk assessment.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. This is reflected in the three units that comprise the qualification.

Unit NGC1
Management of Health & Safety
Unit GC2
Controlling Workplace Hazards
Unit GC3
Health & Safety Practical Application

The qualification is divided into three assessed units, each of which is assessed separately. Assessment is by two written examinations (one for each of the Units NGC1 and GC2) and a work-based practical examination (Unit GC3). All units must be completed within 5 years in order to achieve the full qualification. You will receive ongoing support to ensure that you successfully complete this safety qualification. We also have a selection of NEBOSH revision and other revision materials available to help support your successful completion of this NEBOSH national certificate.

This NEBOSH qualification meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (TechIOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). Completion of the course will give you a certificate in occupational health and safety. We have many IOSH courses available for further study in health and safety management and conducting risk assessments.

Course 4 2019

Course
Optional Tutorials
Examinations
Unit NGC1
23-27 Sep
28 Nov
04 Dec
Unit GC2/3
14-18 Oct
29 Nov
04 Dec

Course 1 2020

Course
Optional Tutorials
Examinations
Unit NGC1
06-10 Jan
24 Feb
04 Mar
Unit GC2/3
27-31 Jan
25 Feb
04 Mar
NEBOSH General Certificate Chris Gillham

The subject matter knowledge is excellent and examples are relevant to the course. The approach is relaxed and very grown up and encourages all to interject and add additional depth to the subject.

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