NEBOSH National General Certificate

Nebosh logoThe NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) provides a broad understanding of health & safety issues and is an essential qualification for anyone with health and safety responsibilities as part of their role or working in Health & Safety.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone with health and safety responsibilities as part of their role or working in Health & Safety

What will I learn?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is based on UK law. It is made up of two units that must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH National General Certificate qualification:

Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity

Assessment:

  • Unit NG1 is assessed by a two-hour written examination
  • Unit NG2 is assessed by a three hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace)

How will I benefit?

  • Boost your career prospects; NEBOSH Certificates are highly valued by employers globally
  • Meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM)

What's included?

  • Detailed course notes 

COVID-19: Important information on classroom-based training courses

BSI is closely monitoring UK Government Advice regarding the safety of classroom-based training courses. We’ve been working with all our venues to ensure that COVID secure measures are in place and a member of our team has visited each venue to personally check things over. Enhanced cleaning procedures have been implemented, food and beverage offers adapted, and meeting room layouts have been modified to enable socially distanced events – with anti-bacterial gel and wipes readily available.

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