NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Course Title: NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
Course Description The aim of the course is to provide an appropriate breadth of underpinning knowledge for non-specialist in health & safety to enable them to discharge more effectively their duties & functions for workplace health &safety
Learning Content Unit NGC1 – Management of Health and Safety

  • Foundations of Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety policy
  • Organising for health and safety
  • Planning and implementation
  • Monitoring, review and audit
  • Incident investigation, recording and reporting

Unit NGC2 – Controlling Workplace hazards

  • Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
  • Workplace Transport
  • Musculo-skeletal hazards and risk control
  • Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Electrical hazards and risk control
  • Fire hazards and risk control
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Physical and physiological hazards and risk control
  • Construction activities and control

Unit NGC3 – Health and Safety Practical Application

Suitable for 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.
Course Recognition The NEBOSH National General Certificate meets the academic requirements for Technician membership (TechIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Assessment and Qualification Units NGC 1 and NGC 2are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination. Each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. All are compulsory. Candidate’s scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.Unit NGC 3 is assessed by one two hour practical inspection of a workplace environment which is designed to test the candidate’s ability to complete a health and safety assessment and produce a management style report on their findings.
Course Duration 11 Days – one day workshops including revision
 Cost £1395.00 Plus VAT includes – NEBOSH Registration, assessment, workbook, refreshments and buffet lunch