Our NEBOSH National General Certificate Training Course leads to the NEBOSH National General Certificate, recognised as the standard qualification in health and safety for the non-safety specialist. The trainer have an excellent pass rate of above 90% on this course, which is consistently higher than the national average.
OMS offer the NEBOSH National General Certificate over 12 day. The first 2 weeks are classroom learning with the 11th day being a revision day and the 12th being the exam day.
Our NEBOSH Nation General Certificate is classroom based learning. The examinations are assessed and moderated by NEBOSH. Certificates are issued to successful candidates. With sufficient Health & Safety experience successful candidates are also eligible for Technician Level Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH) & Associate Membership of the IIRSM.
Unit NGC1 - Management of Health & Safety covers:
- Foundations in Health & Safety
- Organising for Health & Safety
- Promoting a positive Health & Safety Culture
- Risk assessment
- Principles of control
- Monitoring review and audit
- Incident and Accident investigation and reporting
Unit GC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards covers:
- Movement of people and vehicle hazards and control
- Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
- Working equipment hazards and control
- Electrical hazards and control
- Fire hazards and control
- Chemical and biological health hazards and control
- Physical and psychological health hazards and control
- Construction activities hazards and control.
Some of the benefits of taking the NEBOSH NGC are to:
- Identify the common hazards likely to be found in the workplace and advise on appropriate control measures
- Advise on appropriate action to minimise fire risks and assist in the development of procedures to deal with fires
- Assist in the preparation, review and monitoring of safety policies and procedures including pro-active and reactive strategies, training audits and safety committees
- Investigate accidents and other incidents, prepare reports making cost effective proposals to prevent reoccurrences
- Identify the main requirements of legislation and codes of practice
- Undertake workplace inspections and recommend cost effective remedial action
- Suggest appropriate changes to work systems and environments that will lead to improvements in health, safety and welfare
- Describe the effects of human and organisational factors on health and safety
- Specify the health and safety training needs of person[s] at work
- Describe the health and safety information to be displayed in the workplace
Identify sources of guidance and advice on health and safety.