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NEBOSH
National General Certificate in
Occupational Health and Safety

POOLE | BOURNEMOUTH | KINGS LYNN | NORWICH

NEBOSH training courses offer internationally recognised vocationally-related qualifications designed to meet health, safety and risk management needs, in a variety of sectors. Qualifications are recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA – www.sqa.org.uk) for delivery across the UK. It is rated within the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF – www.scqf.org.uk) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points. For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a Vocationally-Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), or A-Level standard.

Through our operationally current and experienced tutors we are able to ensure that practical real-life experiences help to support your development throughout the course.

Awarding Body: NEBOSH
Award Type: Regulated
Level: 3
TQT: 133 Hours
Delivery Method: Classroom
Cost: £1500.00 +vat

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Course Breakdown

3 Units

Unit 1 (NGC1) – Management of Health & Safety
Unit 2 (GC2) – Controlling Workplace Hazards
Unit 3 (GC3) – Health & Safety Practical Application

Assessment

NGC1 / GC2

2 x 2 hour Written Examinations
10 x Short Answer Questions + 1 Long Answer Question

NGC3

2 hour Practical Assessment

Course Syllabus


Click on the tabs below to see the breakdown of each unit.

  • Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
  • Element 2 – Health & Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan
  • Element 3 – Health & Safety Management Systems 2 – Do
  • Element 4 – Health & Safety Management Systems 3 – Check
  • Element 5 – Health & Safety Management Systems 4 – Act
  • Element 1 – Workplace Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 2 – Transport Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 3 – Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 4 – Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 5 – Electrical Safety
  • Element 6 – Fire Safety
  • Element 7 – Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 8 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Controls

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National Exam Board for Occupational Safety & Health 

Information Sheet
Course Dates

Frequently Asked Questions…

A safer workplace – Health and safety is important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. People with a NEBOSH General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation, wherever they operate.

Assurance – Employers whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. A NEBOSH General Certificate provides an assurance of safety – something that can help employers achieve recognised standards and can even win new business.

Return on investment – An employee with a NEBOSH  General Certificate has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern global workplace. The modular qualification structure and variety of available course formats enables candidates and employers to arrange training around the needs of the business. Many NEBOSH training providers will offer in-company courses, to allow the inclusion of material specifically relevant to the organisation’s workplace.

Exemptions available for Unit NGC1 from:

Qualification

  • National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management – mark achieved for Unit NGC1
  • National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety – mark achieved for Unit NGC1 OR Paper 1 if the qualification was achieved before 2008)
  • National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety – 45% 

Exemptions available for Unit GC2 from:

  • International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety – mark achieved for Unit GC2 or IGC2

Exemptions available for Unit GC3 from:

  • International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety – mark achieved for Unit GC3 or IGC3

f the exemption is from a Certificate level qualification this will automatically be applied; if the candidate does not wish to use the exemption then NEBOSH must be notified in writing by either the candidate or the candidate’s course provider.

If the exemption is from a Diploma level qualification this will not automatically be applied; a candidate may wish to take Unit NGC1/IGC1 to achieve a higher overall qualification mark.  If a Diploma exemption is to be used then NEBOSH must be notified in writing by either the candidate or the candidate’s course provider.

Unit NGC1 also forms part of the National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety and the Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, allowing those that have achieved NGC1 within the last five years to be exempted from retaking this unit.  This is designed to facilitate progression to further NEBOSH Certificate-level qualifications.

NEBOSH recognises that some holders of a NEBOSH Certificate, ie, General CertificateNational Certificate in Construction or Fire Safety and Risk Management, may wish to progress to a professional qualification route, such as the NEBOSH National Diploma.  While successful completion of one of the certificates is not mandatory in order to enrol on the National Diploma, it is strongly recommended given the Diploma syllabus assumes knowledge equivalent to having undertaken such a programme of study.

Professional Membership

Holders of the National General Certificate who can demonstrate at least 5 years in a health and safety role are eligible to apply for entry to the grade of Technician (TECH IOSH) with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).  It also satisfies the eligibility requirements for Associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (AIIRSM).

Yes we offer ELCAS funding, our ELCAS number is: 4187

We do offer support for those that would like to pay by installment, you must pay a 25% deposit with the balance payable over equal monthly instalments. 50% of the course fee must be paid prior to attending the classroom phase.

Payments can be made via bank transfer or on receipt of an electronic invoice. For those making payments by instalment, this will be provided by our payment partner – GoCardless. There is a 1.5% transaction fee for credit card payments.

Deposit: 25% of the course fee (payable at the time of booking)
Balance:75% of the course fee (payable prior to attending the classroom phase of the course)

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