The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety training course outlines general health and safety responsibilities. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study and is a Level 3 qualification.
Who Should Attend
Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. 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.
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. The syllabus is mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Health and Safety owned by ENTO. No previous health and safety knowledge is required but delegates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.
The qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
•Management of Health and Safety (NGC1)
•Controlling workplace hazards (NGC2)
•Health and safety practical application (NGC3)
Unit NGC1 Management of health & safety
•Foundations in health & safety
•Organising for health & safety
•Promoting a positive health & safety culture
•Principles of control
•Monitoring review and audit
•Incident and accident investigation and reporting
Unit NGC2 Controlling workplace hazards
•Movement of people and vehicles – 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
Unit NGC3 Health and safety practical application
Assessment & Award
The course is assessed by two unit written exams which are held at the end of the course, in addition each delegate is required to submit a hand written practical assessment which is introduced and issued during the course. Failure to submit the practical assessment within agreed timeframes will result in a course fail result.
Successful delegates are awarded the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Certificates are issued by the examining body NEBOSH approximately 16 weeks after the last day of the course, however students are informed of their results approximately 11 weeks after the exam dates.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate meets the academic requirements for Technician membership (TechIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
We will be offering our NEBOSH General Certificate course as two separate one week blocks of instruction along with a full mock exam and two revision days and then the actual exam making our model a 14-Day process. This may be slightly longer than other training providers, but has been developed to be able to maximize your chances of a first time pass.
As part of the fees each delegate will receive full colour course books to match each of the three units of instruction, exam revision notes and Exam success notes, all printed in high quality and divided in one course folder.
Refreshments and a light buffet lunch is provided free of charge.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.