General Course information
The NEBOSH General Certificate course provides training on the key health and safety legal requirements in the workplace. Central to this being the identification and control of hazards within the workplace through the implementation of the heirarchy of control measures.
The course is aimed at all individuals that have health and safety responsibilities or wanting to develop a career in safety and is therefore suitable for: managers, team leaders, supervisors and operational staff alike.
No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
More information regarding the course syllabus is available on our NEBOSH General Certificate Course page.
The NEBOSH Certificate is divided into three units:
- NGC1 – Management of health and safety
- NGC2 – Controlling workplace hazards
- NGC3 – The practical application of Health and safety (NGC1 & 2)
each unit is assessed separately:
- NGC1 & 2 by written examination each of two hours duration
- NGC3 through the undertaking of a practical exercise (approx 2 hr duration).
All units must be completed successfully to be awarded the NEBOSH National General Certificate.
The qualification meets the academic requirements for:
- Associate Membership (AIIRSM) – International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
- Technical Membership (TechIOSH) – Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Benefit of Studying for the NEBOSH Certificate
NEBOSH health and safety qualifications are the most recognised in the UK and hence are the most requested by employers in all sectors of industry. The course also underpins the knowledge of many safety specialists many of whom go on to develop their careers through further study with additional training courses such as the NEBOSH Construction Certificate.