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NEBOSH National General Certificate

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Course Overview

Number of Delegates: Maximum 20

Duration: 10 Days (plus 1 exam day)

Overview: On completion of the training delegates attending will have the skills and knowledge to identify procedures and systems within their organisation to minimise the risk to persons within the organisation and the skills to develop safe working procedures. NEBOSH guidance on course study time includes an element of private hours study. The recommended minimum private hours and background reading is 49 hours.

A light lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.


Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risk effectively.

Many people take the NEBOSH certificate as a first step on a career in Health & Safety. It provides a valuable over-view, and is a sound basis for the further professional study.


Course Content

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety:

  • Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety

  • Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems - Plan

  • Element 3: - Health and Safety Management Systems - Do

  • Element 4: - Health and Safety Management Systems - Check

  • Element 5: - Health and Safety Management Systems - Act

GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

GC2 covers a wide range of common hazards from various working environments and the appropriate control measures required to minimise risk.

  • Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control

  • Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control

  • Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control

  • Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control

  • Element 5: Electrical Safety

  • Element 6: Fire Safety

  • Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control

  • Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Final Qualification

Units NGC 1, 2 and 3. A certificate will be issued for each exam successfully completed.


Additional Information

This accredited NEBOSH qualification is assessed by two exams both lasting 2 hours and a workplace-based practical project.

The exam is conducted in our training centres at the end of the course, and the project is completed in your own workplace. The project should take no longer than 3 hours to complete and you will have 7 days from the exam date to return it to us by post.



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