NEBOSH recommend that candidates study the material for approximately 80-120 hours prior to taking the NEBOSH General examination.
Where will the NEBOSH National General Certificate take me in my career?
The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is the leading health and safety qualification in the world and the most requested by employers, which will provide you with a broad understanding of key health and safety issues. As the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK, it is the first step in your career to becoming a health and safety specialist, with more employers now considering the NGC as a core qualification for general management.
The NEBOSH National Certificate will benefit your employer by:
- Enabling them to meet their health and safety responsibilities with staff trained to this level and provide a safer working environment.
You will benefit from:
- Being able to apply for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH), being entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and apply for Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, allowing you to use AIIRSM after your name on successful completion of the course.
- Having a sound basis for further professional study.
Why take my NEBOSH Certificate E-Learning course with us?
- Expert tutor support from experienced CMIOSH trainers including NEBOSH examiners
- Quality learning materials created in-house by our learning development team to ensure consistency and currency of information, updates annually to reflect NEBOSH exam trends
- Success with excellent pass rates
- Easy to use and full colour digital materials with built-in navigation that can be downloaded
- In-depth guidance from our digital resources centre: web links to HSE guidance, legislation, exam questions
- Discussion forums - share ideas with fellow learners and get your questions answered by tutors
- Online technical support (from enrolment to certificate) from our e-learning team
- Confidence with exam preparation, a mock exam with construction feedback from tutors
What is included in the price?
- 12 month licence to access the multimedia and all learning and support materials.
- Digital comprehensive course materials providing a range of useful resources including web links to HSE guidance, legislation, exam questions and much more
- Expert tutor support.
- All NEBOSH examination and registration fees,
- Exam questions marked with constructive feedback,
- Interactive exam question practice with feedback.
- Online forums.
- Access to all audio recording.
- NUS extra membership providing discounts on big brands.
What will I cover?
The NEBOSH 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. The qualification is divided into three units
NGC1: Management of Health and Safety
Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety
- The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
- The moral and financial reasons for promoting good standards of health and safety
- The legal framework for the regulation of health and safety including sources and types of law
- The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
- The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
- The legal and organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of clients and their contractors
Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Policy
- Key elements of a health and safety management system
- Purpose and importance of setting policy for health and safety Key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy
Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Organising
- Organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, directors and managers
- Concept of health and safety culture and its significance in the management of health and safety in an organisation
- Human factors which influence behaviour at work
- How health and safety behaviour at work can be improved
- Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting emergency services
- Requirements for, and effective provision of, first-aid in the workplace
Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Planning
- Importance of planning
- Principles and practice of risk assessment
- General principles of control and a basic hierarchy of risk reduction measures
- Sources of health and safety information
- Factors that should be considered when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general work activities
- Role and function of a permit-to-work system
Element 5: Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Measuring, Audit and Review
- Active and reactive monitoring
- Health and safety auditing
- Investigating incidents
- Recording and reporting incidents
- Review of health and safety performance
NGC2: Controlling workplace risks
Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
- Health, welfare and work environment requirements
- Violence at work
- Substance misuse at work
- Safe movement of people in the workplace
- Working at height
Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control
- Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
- Driving at work
Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
- Work-related upper limb disorders
- Manual handling hazards, risks and control measures
- Manually operated load handling equipment
- Mechanically operated load handling equipment
Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
- General requirements for work equipment
- Hand-held tools
- Machinery hazards
- Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazard
Element 5: Electrical Safety
- Risks associated with electricity
- Control measures
Element 6: Fire Safety
- Fire initiation, classification and spread
- Fire risk assessment
- Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
- Fire alarm and fire-fighting equipment
- Evacuation of a workplace
Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
- Forms of, classification of, and health risks from hazardous substances
- Assessment of health risks
- Workplace exposure limits
- Control measures
- Specific agents
- Safe handling and storage of waste
Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control
NGC3: Health and Safety Practical Application
Within two weeks of the written exam date, the delegate will complete a supervised work based practical assessment.
There are 2 half day exams, one each for NGC1 and GC2 and work based practical assessment for NGC3.
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a NEBOSH accredited certificate.
This NEBOSH course is being offered by BookMyCourse Ltd in association with NEBOSH accredited course provider T224SA - registered centre number 807.