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. Our fast-track option is delivered in weekly blocks over 6 weeks for individual's looking to dedicate their time to the course or to complete the course at a faster pace.

The course will cover:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate course is split into three 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
  • Health and safety management systems - Do
  • Health and safety management systems - Check
  • Health and safety management systems - 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

Unit GC3: Workplace-Based Practical Assessment


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

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.

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

  • Understand the legal framework, moral 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

Pre-course preparation

TSW recommends that learners take time to review the NEBOSH website (https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/national-general-certificate/#resources), especially the links to:

  • NGC Syllabus Guide 
  • Policies and Procedures 
  • Learner Terms and Conditions

Assessment

Units NGC1 and GC2 of the NEBOSH Certificate are each assessed by one two-hour written exam. Unit GC3 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace. A unit certificate is issued denoting achievement of each unit. A certificate is issued on successful completion of the two units and the practical assessment.

We can arrange exam dates for organisations/groups outside of our open programme days, two-month notice before the preferred exam date is required.
All of our courses contain excellent exam practice and support to ensure you are fully prepared for the exam. 

Included in the course fees

As part of the price paid for this course learners will receive:

  • A comprehensive textbook for the course, written by RMS publishing
  • Out of hours service for learner support
  • All of our courses contain excellent exam practice opportunities and support to ensure you are fully prepared for the exam.

 

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 02921 680075 or alternatively send us an enquiry here

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      10th August 2020
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      18th November 2020
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      19th November 2020
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      20th November 2020
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      7th December 2020
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      8th December 2020
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      9th December 2020
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      10th December 2020
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      11th December 2020
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      15th December 2020
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