NEBOSH General Certificate (National): Training courses within this category are for the national version of the NEBOSH General Certificate. The NEBOSH General Certificate is the most widely attained health and safety qualification within the UK. The NEBOSH General Certificate is often seen as being an initial step to a career within health and safety management, and is aimed at those who need a general understanding of occupational health and safety issues.
NEBOSH General Certificate training courses are delivered throughout the UK, either as open public courses or as dedicated courses on customers’ own sites or privately arranged venues. Click here to see course dates and locations for General Certificate open courses, or for more general help or further information please click here to send an enquiry.
The NEBOSH General Certificate is accredited at Level 3 within the National Qualification Framework and also meets the academic requirements of IOSH for Technician membership (TechIOSH). The qualification is also accepted by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (llRSM) for associate membership.
Some NEBOSH General Certificate courses are also delivered as e-learning or blended formats.
The NEBOSH General Certificate is divided into three units. Units NGC1 and NGC2 are generally taught units and are both assessed by written examination. The third NEBOSH unit, NGC3 is assessed by a practical examination. A brief overview of the units is given below, with further details in course overviews.
NEBOSH General Certificate Unit NGC1 - Management of health & safety, includes
- Foundations in Health & Safety; outlining the legal framework relating to health and safety management, as well as moral and economic drivers, and key elements of a health and safety management system
- Health & Safety Policy; key features and appropriate content.
- Organising for Health & Safety; the roles and responsibilities.
- Promoting a Positive Health and Safety Culture; health and safety culture and behaviours.
- Risk Assessment; including hazard identification and the need for assessing risks.
- Principles of Control; including hierarchy of risk reduction methods and common control measures.
- Monitoring, Review and Audit
- Incident and Accident Investigation, including Recording and Reporting.
NEBOSH General Certificate Unit NGC2 - Controlling workplace hazards, includes the following elements
- Movement of People and Vehicles - hazards and control
- Manual and Mechanical Handling - hazards and control
- Work Equipment - Hazards and control
- Electricity - Hazards and control
- Fire - Hazards and control
- Chemical and Biological Hazards – hazards and Control
- Physical and Psychological Health – hazards and Control
- Construction Activities - Hazards and control
NEBOSH General Certificate Unit NGC3 - Health and safety practical application. For this unit candidates are required to carry out an unaided inspection of a workplace, identifying the more common hazards and then deciding whether they are adequately controlled. They then need to prepare a report to persuade management on remedial measures that need to be taken. Students will normally be required to complete the NGC3 assessment within 14 days (before or after) of sitting the examination for Units NGC1 and/or NGC2.
Links to Other Health and Safety Management Categories:
Distance Learning (NEBOSH General Certificate)
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice
Note: - All NEBOSH courses are provided by NEBOSH accredited training providers.
|Trainer||Course Title||Days||Price ex. VAT|
|X150HP||NEBOSH Distance Learning - National General Certificate - Including Exams||E-Learning||£569.00|
|R226OC||NEBOSH General & Construction Certificate in Health and Safety - Combined National Course||17||£2198.00|
|T224SA||NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - E-Learning Course||E-Learning||£650.00|
|NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - National||10 - 14||from £835.00|
|M108SR||NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - National - NGC2 Unit Only||6||£749.00|
|T224SA||NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - National - Exam Only||1||£375.00|
|NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - Unit NGC1 Only||6 - 7||from £600.00|
|T224SA||NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - Unit NGC1 Only - E-Learning||E-Learning||£390.00|
|NEBOSH General Certificate Course in Occupational Health & Safety - Units NGC2 & NGC3 Only||6 - 7||from £600.00|
|Courses found 1 to 9 of 9||1|
|Click title for course overview|
“We have been using the services Bookmycourse for many years, it’s quick and easy system for me to use, I just send my course with dates and the rest is done by the team at BMC. The team are a great bunch, friendly and easy to deal with, on the rare occasion there is an issue, it is dealt with professionally and swiftly every time. RB Services will continue to use the services of BMC indefinitely and often recommend them to other training providers trying to promote their own courses. Keep up the good work BMC!” - Jacqi Cox - RB Services
"Citrus Training offers a nationwide course programme in various subjects. Bookmycourse has a unique search facility and will enable users to quickly find the right Citrus course, in the right location at the right price" - Wayne Taylor Citrus Training
"The main asset of Book My Course is their staff. I have always found them very friendly and accommodating. I feel we have built up a good rapport between us and they are always helpful and supportive" -T Heselden, Heselden Associates Ltd
"Book my course is always my first point of call as they offer a great range of training courses. They work with a variety of training providers based in different locations, which is extremely helpful when trying to minimise travelling times and costs. I have received nothing but great feedback from all course attendees, proving that bookmycourse only use high quality training providers. I would not hesitate to recommend bookmycourse to anyone looking for exceptional training, at very reasonable prices" - Jane Downey, Mabey Hire Ltd.
"Always reliable with great connections for course dates across the UK and an easy booking system. Polite and efficient customer service. A pleasure booking with Bookmycourse". Claire Montague – Ground Control Limited.
“We at MI Construction Training have had the pleasure of providing our training services to candidates booked through BMC for a number of years. We like to feel we work in close partnership with BMC to understand the clients’ exact requirements in order to provide the most suitable and cost effective solution to their needs. The BMC team are friendly and professional and a pleasure to work alongside.” Simon Tetlow – MI Construction Training Ltd.
"Book my Course has improved our delegate numbers considerably and enabled us to reach out to the wider market, especially on the Temporary Works Coordinator courses, the staff are great and always happy to help. I feel we have built up a good rapport between us and look forwards to growing our bond in the years ahead." - Samantha Bonser - Construction Skills People.
"Working with Book My Course takes the stress and hassle out of arranging training courses. We have a dedicated account manager to discuss our requirements, who offers us a range of options to suit our needs based on our budget, time commitments and locations. They offer a great range of courses as well as offering us flexibility and value. The staff at BookMyCourse are helpful and knowledgeable, offering a timely and efficient service that is reflective of our requirements". Kate O'Donnell – Kier.