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DateOctober 06 2017
TitleNEBOSH General Certificate
Time09:00 - 16:30
Duration14 Days - Spread over 3 months starting 6th October 2017. Call us for more information.


Duration: 10 Days / Exams: 2 Day

NGC1 - 5 Days / GC2 - 5 Days  / Exam - 2 Days

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for safety in the UK, a range of workplace hazards, and methods of control. The NEBOSH National General Certificate also includes a practical workplace assessment, to help delegates apply their learning at work and to add value to their employer.

A safer workplace - Health and safety is important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. People with the NEBOSH National General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation.

Assurance - An employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can help employers meet recognised standards, codes of practice and even help with win new business.

Return of Investment - An employee with a NEBOSH National General Certificate has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace.

Who is the Course For?

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 Certificate is a widely respected qualification which meets the requirements for Technician membership of IOSH and Associate Membership of IIRSM.

What Will They/You Learn?

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the legal framework, morale and economic requirements as well as implications for good standards in health & safety within an organisation.
  • Develop, promote and communicate an effective health & safety culture in an organisation.
  • Identify the key features of a health & safety policy, the preparations and performance review of a health & safety audit.
  • Understand the importance of proactive as well as reactive health & safety monitoring measures.
  • Identify hazards in the workplace and carry out risk assessments, record findings & review procedures.
  • Advise on strategies for controlling hazards, reducing risks and applying safe systems of work.
  • Identify fire hazards and consequential risks, advise on measures to minimise fire risks and develop fire procedures.
  • Identify ill health effects of physical processes of work and the environment then recommend suitable measures to combat risks.
  • Explain the processes and procedures for investigating and reporting accidents at work.

What will the Course Cover?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate course is split into two units of study, each of which is assessed separately:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems - Plan, Do, Check, Act

Unit GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
  • Transport Hazards and Risk Control
  • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
  • Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

Revision Workshop

Our revision Workshop is led by our trainers and are designed to make sure you understand key questions and topics that feature regularly in the exams and, most importantly, how to tackle the exam questions.

Our revision workshops allow you to:

  • Review topics from across the course.
  • Discuss revision and exam techniques with the trainer.
  • Resolve any queries you may have.
  • Group study to help share study tips and ideas.
  • Work through past exam papers and receive tutor feedback.
  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes in the exam

*You must complete all three units within 5 years to achieve the full NEBOSH General Certificate qualification.

Pre-Course Preparation and Assessment

Delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to delegate's needs and objectives.

Units NGC1 and GC2 of the NEBOSH Certificate are each assessed by one two-hour written exam. A unit certificate is issued denoting achievement of each unit. A certificate parchment is issued on successful completion of the two units and the practical assessment.

In-House Training Options

If you are representing a business this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company’s specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependent on number of days required and bespoke content.

For further information please call 01656 644300 to speak to our Business Development team or Contact Us via email at

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