NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety Online Course

Our NEBOSH General Certificate online course is the e-learning version of this widely respected health and safety qualification.

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What is the NEBOSH General Certificate E-learning Course?

The NEBOSH General Certificate e-learning course covers the exact same content as the tried and tested classroom NEBOSH.

As a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, TSW provides you with market-leading e-learning content and support, leading to excellent pass rates. With the e-learning version of the NEBOSH General, you will complete the course in your own time. This is the ideal route if you are self-motivated and have the time to learn outside of a classroom environment.

As with our standard and fast track NEBOSH General courses, the e-learning version covers the main legal requirements for safety in the UK, a range of workplace hazards, and methods of control.

How Much Does the E-learning Course Cost?

The E-learning NEBOSH costs £475+VAT per license - Discounts are available when purchasing multiple licenses, please enquire for more information.

Please note: this price does not include the price of exams. Exams can be booked when you purchase your course license, but most customers choose to book their assessments when they feel they are ready to sit the exam and complete the risk assessment. 

Exam Fees: NEBOSH charge Fees @ £46 NG1 exam and £70 NG2 risk assessment (both are VAT Exempt) - assessment providers will typically charge an additional admin fee at the time of booking.

Depending on your situation, there are sometimes funding options available to you, read our guide to funding for NEBOSH. Funding is currently available in Wales for those that have or are being made redundant, read more.

E-learning Duration

NEBOSH recommends that the National General Certificate e-learning course will require a minimum of 113 hours of learning and study time, plus the time required to complete the exam. Depending on the time you have available to learn the online course can take from 3-9 months to complete. You can fit the learning around your commitments and have twelve months' access to our system.

How Can I Get Started?

Once you have enquired and paid for your license you will receive an e-mail containing your personal login details and all the information you will need to begin using the e-learning system.

E-Learning Course Content

Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Element 1 - Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • Element 2 - How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Element 3 - Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Element 4 - Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

  • Element 5 - Physical and psychological health
  • Element 6 - Musculoskeletal health
  • Element 7 - Chemical and biological agents
  • Element 8 - General workplace issues
  • Element 9 - Work equipment
  • Element 10 - Fire
  • Element 11 – Electricity

How Do I Arrange and Take My Examination?

NEBOSH has introduced an open book exam for the NEBOSH National General Certificate (NG1). This exam is a replacement for the closed book exams (carried out in an examinations venue) and allows you to sit your NEBOSH exam in your own home or at another suitable location (i.e. workplace, quiet room in a library etc.).

Once you have completed the online course, you will contact us to find out when the next exam date is being held and to register yourself for your chosen date. More information on the open book exam.

What Support Will I Get?

TSW's has a team of experienced tutors, who are available throughout your learning journey with TSW. You will receive unlimited support and can submit questions through the e-learning portal's messaging systems, by e-mail, phone, or via a virtual meeting. We are here to help you succeed.

In addition to learning support, you will be able to contact us at any time for technical support.

Is this the right course for you?

This course is for managers, supervisors, and staff from all types of organisations, who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues.

This e-learning route for this course is suited to those that wish to limit the amount of time that they are away from the workplace. If you are self-motivated and prefer to learn at your own pace then this is the learning method for you. If you prefer face to face interaction with a tutor and peers then you might be better off with one of our standard or fast track classroom NEBOSH courses.

Additionally, we are offering a virtual learning course, which means that you would take the course via Microsoft teams.