NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety is a globally recognised health & safety qualification that is held by more than 100,000 people in the UK and world-wide What kind of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate?
Managers, Supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risk effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health & safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
Is the NEBOSH Certificate a recognised qualification?
A NEBOSH Certificate is accepted by IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health – in meeting academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH). It is also accepted by The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (llRSM) for associate membership.
What does the course cover?
It covers the main legal requirements for safety in the UK, a range of workplace hazards, and methods of control.
The Certificate syllabus is based on the Employment National Training Organisation (ENTO) standards. These are reviewed regularly to keep up with developments in the workplace and legislation.
How is the course assessed?
Candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught units. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A certificate award parchment is issued on completion of the two units and the practical assessment
Unit 1 - Management of Health & Safety
- Foundations in Health & Safety
- Health & Safety Policy
- Organising for Health & Safety
- Promoting a Positive Health & Safety Culture
- Risk Assessment
- Principles of Control
- Monitoring, Review and Audit
- Incident and Accident Investigation , Recording and Reporting.
Unit 2 – Controlling Workplace Hazards
- Movement of People and Vehicles
- Manual and Mechanical Handling
- Work Equipment
- Chemical and Biological Hazards
- Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
- Construction Activities
Maximum number of delegates per course:
As little as one on our open scheduled course dates, up to a maximum of twenty.
Start & finish time: 08:45 to 17:00*
*Course times will be confirmed in the Joining Instructions once the course is booked.
Course duration: 10 days +1 exam day.