NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Course length: 12 Days Tuition including revision and exam
Additional work: Practical submitted 2 weeks after exam
Level: Intermediate
Delivery: Classroom
Venues: Nationwide and In-House
Pre-Qualifications: None
Examinations:

  • NGC1 Two hour Examination on Day 12
  • GC2 Two hour Examination on Day 12
  • Practical Inspection and Management Report ( submitted post course)

Next step qualification: NVQ5

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a recognised qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities for example managers supervisors and employee representatives to carry out their duties at work more effectively and to protect the organisations for which they work. It will help ensure that decisions are made from a position of knowledge across a broad range of hazards and work activities.

It is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 160,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989. No previous health and safety knowledge is required but students must be able to write short reports. The duration of study for the National General Certificate is a minimum of 87 hours plus private study and background reading. Each written paper consists of one long-answer question and ten short-answer questions. All questions are compulsory.

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Health and safety foundations
  • Policy
  • Organising for health and safety
  • Promoting a positive health and safety culture
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring review and audit
  • Incident and accident investigation recording and
    reporting

Unit GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Movement of people and vehicles – hazards and control
  • Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
  • Work equipment hazards and control
  • Electrical hazards and control
  • Fire hazards and control
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and control
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and control
  • Construction activities – hazards and control
  • 5 Jun 2017 (Derby) £1199
  • 19 Jun 2017 (London) £1399
  • 3 Jul 2017 (Birmingham) £1399
  • 3 Jul 2017 (Reading) £1399
  • 3Jul 2017 (Edinburgh) £1399
  • 10 Jul 2017 (York) £1399
  • 17 Jul 2017 (Derby) £1399
  • 31 Jul 2017 (Colchester) £1399
  • 7 Aug 2017 (Manchester) £1399
  • 7 Aug 2017 (Darlington) £1399

Assessment Process

Each written paper consists of one long-answer question and ten short-answer questions. All questions are compulsory.

The syllabus is divided into three units – Two taught units NGC1 and GC2 which contain the following elements and an unsupervised practical assessment Unit GC3.

  • 5 Jun 2017 (Derby) £1199
  • 19 Jun 2017 (London) £1399
  • 3 Jul 2017 (Birmingham) £1399
  • 3 Jul 2017 (Reading) £1399
  • 3Jul 2017 (Edinburgh) £1399
  • 10 Jul 2017 (York) £1399
  • 17 Jul 2017 (Derby) £1399
  • 31 Jul 2017 (Colchester) £1399
  • 7 Aug 2017 (Manchester) £1399
  • 7 Aug 2017 (Darlington) £1399

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