NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) course
NEBOSH qualifications are held in very high regard both nationally and internationally.
The National General Certificate course (NEBOSH NGC) is the UK’s most popular health and safety qualification. It covers the core aspects of occupational health and safety at a level appropriate for those individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge, skills and exprertise.
The course is designed for: managers, supervisors and employees from organisations of all kinds who need a solid understanding of health and safety in the workplace. The NGC qualification also provides an excellent foundation for individuals begining their health and safety management careers, or seeking a career change.
The certificate will equip you with all you need to know with regard to managing workplace risks effectively.
National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is a UK-based independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety & environmental practice and management.
NEBOSH were founded in 1979 and have charitable status. It offers a range of qualifications from introductory to professional level with in excess of 190,000 people now holding the qualification.
It develops syllabuses for its qualifications and sets methods of assessment, such as examinations and practical coursework. Courses are delivered by NEBOSH Accredited Course Providers such as Goldcross.
Courses leading to NEBOSH qualifications attract over 50,000 candidates annually and are offered by over 600 Course Providers based in 40 countries around the world. In 2014/15 nearly 180,000 NEBOSH Assessments were taken in 132 countries. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised by relevant professional membership bodies including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (IIRSM), the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
NEBOSH maintains Investors in People (IIP) status and is also ISO 9001 certified.
In 2014 NEBOSH achieved a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Outstanding Achievement in International Trade.