NEBOSH - Occupational Safety and Health

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Course Overview

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is regarded as the standard qualification in health and safety. Throughout this NEBOSH training course, you will learn how to manage health and safety practices effectively, understand the UK’s legal requirements in health and safety, and learn how to identify and control the key workplace hazards. 

You will gain the essential health and safety skills and knowledge required to create a safe working environment for you and your employees. 

Our accredited NEBOSH National General Certificate training course is the perfect qualification for those looking to gain a good understanding of occupational health and safety and earn a NEBOSH Health and Safety certificate. Our training provider is a NEBOSH Gold Partner.

We also offer the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety, as well as a range of ISOH Health & Safety qualifications.  

This course is eligible for a TOTUM PRO Card.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • NEBOSH Gold Partner
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • NEBOSH Gold Partner
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Why study the NEBOSH National General Certificate with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10+ years, and in that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training programmes.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

Other benefits include:

  •    Gaining a NEBOSH General Certificate communicates a professional message that inspires confidence in customers and employees.
  •    Qualify to become an Associate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
  •    Individuals who hold a NEBOSH certificate can help protect their employees from the risks of prosecution, litigation, and loss of reputation.

Is the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety suitable for me?

This industry-recognised NEBOSH National General Certificate online course would suit anyone in a managerial or supervisory role or those who are responsible for implementing and managing risks and resources.

The NEBOSH Certificate online course will provide you with a great understanding of the strategies you can use to introduce and maintain good practice in occupational health and safety. This course aims to benefit those with the responsibility of implementing health and safety in the workplace.

There are no prerequisites to enrol on this NEBOSH General Certificate online course.

What jobs can I apply for after my NEBOSH National General Certificate training?

Gaining NEBOSH accreditation will enable you to shape health and safety policy in your workplace, and its practical skillset is ideal for boosting your career and helping you perform better at work.

NEBOSH certificate holders can progress their careers in the Health and Safety industry.

Typical job titles include:

  •    Health and Safety Co-ordinator - £23k
  •    Health and Safety Officer - £30k 
  •    Health and Safety Advisor - £30k
  •    Health and Safety Executive - £31k
  •    Health and Safety Manager - £37k
  •    Environment, Health and Safety Manager - £41k

(Source: Payscale)

NEBOSH National General Certificate Syllabus

Learning outcomes

  •    Confidently carry out risk assessments.
  •    Develop and implement a detailed action plan.
  •    Manage and minimise workplace risks.
  •    Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture.
  •    Ensure their teams undertake their day-to-day activities more safely thanks to the awareness and knowledge gained.

Syllabus

  •    Module 1 – Why we should manage workplace health and safety.
  •    Module 2 – How health and safety management systems work and what they look like.
  •    Module 3 – Managing risk – understanding people and processes.
  •    Module 4 – Health and safety monitoring and measuring.
  •    Module 5 – Physical and psychological health.
  •    Module 6 – Musculoskeletal health.
  •    Module 7 – Chemical and biological agents.
  •    Module 8 – General workplace issues.
  •    Module 9 – Work equipment.
  •    Module 10 – Fire.
  •    Module 11 - Electricity.

NEBOSH National General Certificate Exam Details

Examination registration and entry confirmation

You'll need to register with e-Careers before you can take your examination. Once registered, we'll send you an Examination Entry Confirmation, which includes your unique learner number and essential examination information and results process. Please make sure you check that all your details are spelt correctly.

Your Examination Entry Confirmation is essential for you to gain entry to the examination room, and photographic identification will need to be shown to the exam invigilator, so please make sure you bring either your driving licences or passport with you, as proof.

Unit NG1: Management of health and safety (Modules 1-4)

Exam format – Open book examination

Duration – 4 hours

Pass mark – 45 (Credit = 65-74, Distinction = 75+)

Unit NG2: Risk assessment (Modules 5-11)

Exam format – Practical assessment

Duration – 3 hours

Results for assessments taken in English should be received within 50-working days from your examination or assignment submission date. The specific date will appear on your examination entry confirmation.

The NGC has two unit assessments; you must achieve a ‘pass’ in each unit to be awarded the qualification.

You will have five years to complete your qualification. The five-year period starts from the date you passed your first successful unit (‘declaration date’). Any unit that is five or more years old will not count towards the qualification and you will need to retake this/these unit(s) if you still want to complete the qualification.

Our training provider is a NEBOSH Gold Partner, and our training courses are run in partnership with Ligtas Consultancy & Training Ltd.

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