NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety

The most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world.

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What is the NEBOSH General Certificate?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is held by more than 200,000 people because it offers the highest standard in health and safety qualifications. It has been designed by industry experts, to reflect the needs of the modern workplace and provide you with all the knowledge and skills you need to make your current or future organisation safer.

The NEBOSH General tackles:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure if you’ve been successful
  • The UK’s key legal requirements

The qualification is highly relevant for any organisation and can deliver a significant positive impact. Just some of the typical outcomes from course completion include:

  • A reduction in workplace injuries and work-related illness
  • Signalling your commitment to creating a safer workplace
  • Improved organisational reputation and more business
  • A better working environment, leading to increased motivation and performance
  • In-house expertise, meaning a more proactive approach to safety

How long does the NEBOSH General Certificate course take to complete?

The NEBOSH General Certificate course takes place over a 10-day period and requires a between 80-120 hours of study. This time is made up of taught time and self-study time.

Classroom and virtual courses take place over 10 days of taught time, typically between 9am and 5pm. 

Why You Should Take Your NEBOSH with TSW?

A Fast Track to NEBOSH Success

We also offer a NEBOSH General Certificate as a fast track course - the course for you if you want to get your qualification more quickly. Find out more...

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.

The general certificate will help you manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step toward a career in health and safety. It provides valuable knowledge and is a sound foundation for further professional study in health and safety.

The NEBOSH Certificate is a widely respected qualification that meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH and Associate Membership of IIRSM.

For more information, view our 'who's it for?' article.

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

 

NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety Dates

You can start training with TSW almost straightaway. To book your place on any of the course dates you can either book online or enquire to discuss and book offline.

You will see that we have training venues in Carmarthen, Newport, Cardiff, and Bridgend. We also have virtual courses running, you can see these courses by selecting 'virtual learning' in the location filter below.

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  • 9/14/2020 9:00:00 AM
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    14 Sep 2020 - Bridgend

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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    Bridgend

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    Duration: 10 day course
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    • Day 1
      14th September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      21st September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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      25th September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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      2nd October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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      12th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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      14th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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      23rd October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 8
      29th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 9
      30th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 10
      5th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
  • 9/15/2020 9:00:00 AM
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    Bridgend

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    Duration: 11 day course
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    • Day 1
      15th September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      16th September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      23rd September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 4
      30th September 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 5
      7th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 6
      21st October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 7
      22nd October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 8
      28th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 9
      4th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 10
      11th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 11
      23rd November 2020
      9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • 10/6/2020 9:00:00 AM
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    06 Oct 2020 - Virtual

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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    • Day 1
      6th October 2020
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    • Day 2
      12th October 2020
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    • Day 3
      19th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 4
      26th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 5
      3rd November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 6
      9th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 7
      16th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 8
      27th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 9
      30th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 10
      8th December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
  • 10/9/2020 9:00:00 AM
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    09 Oct 2020 - Newport

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    Duration: 11 day course - View Dates
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    Newport

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    Duration: 11 day course
    £1350 + VAT per attendee
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    • Day 1
      9th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      16th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      20th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 4
      30th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 5
      6th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 6
      17th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 7
      23rd November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 8
      24th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 9
      1st December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 10
      10th December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 11
      16th December 2020
      9:00AM - 11:30AM