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NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NEBOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Intermediate

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 200,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989.

According to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses over £15 billion per year. To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

The National General Certificate is trusted by many prestigious organisations such as Thames Water, Kier and the Football Association as well as many others.

It can help to:

  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Boost employee wellbeing
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise
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How much is the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course?
As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £350.00 and the highest price is £9,700.00 (These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning In-House(On-Site) and Zoom options).   See Dates and Locations
How long is the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety certificate valid for?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course certificate has 5 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course designed for?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate will give you invaluable knowledge and skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your current role and your long-term career.

The qualification is:

  • Relevant to every workplace
  • Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities
  • Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career
What subjects does the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course cover?

With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NGC covers:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • The UK’s key legal requirements
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure success

What will successful learners be able to do?

Risk assessment is central to the NGC qualification.
Through study and workplace application, successful learners will be able to:
  • 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
How is the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course assessed?

This modern qualification combines activities, learning and interactive materials to provide you with an interesting and engaging experience. It focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation.

Assessment is a two-step process:

  • NG1 - An open book examination to assess what you know. This is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.
  • NG2 - A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours). Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.

Assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

What certificate do I get for passing the NEBOSH - National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course?
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