The NEBOSH National General Certificate is one of the UK’s most popular health and safety qualifications. Offering a valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational health and safety, the course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward. Most UK employers request a NEBOSH qualification when recruiting for health and safety roles
The National General Certificate is accepted by IOSH – Institute of Occupational Safety and Health – to meet the academic requirements for Technical Membership of (IOSH) (Tech IOSH) and associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Where and When?
We run this course in Swindon, Wiltshire at various dates throughout the year – we can run this onsite if you have enough candidates.
Whos’s it for?
This is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. It is also perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career.
What will be covered?
Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
Element 1 – Why we should manage workplace health and safety
Element 2 – How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
Element 3 – Managing risk – understanding people and processes
Element 4 – Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Unit NG2: Risk Assessment
Element 5 – Physical and psychological health
Element 6 – Musculoskeletal health
Element 7 – Chemical and biological agents
Element 8 – General workplace issues
Element 9 – Work equipment
Element 10 – Fire
Element 11 – Electricity
Unit NG1: Open book examination is completed online via the NEBOSH exam portal, to which you have 24 hours access. On average you should allocate approximately 5 hours to complete the exam. You’ll be awarded a grading for the NG1, as outlined below
Unit NG2: Workplace-based risk assessment task. Completed in a workplace and submitted to BSC via email. NG2 is marked either a pass or refer (fail).
You must successfully pass both units to achieve your full NEBOSH General Certificate.