NEBOSH National General Certificate

SKU: GEN2/C/008

Course Aim

This course aims to equip managers, supervisors and staff with a broad understanding of health and safety issues and help them manage risk effectively.

Course Duration

12 days

Target Group

Manager, Supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. This course is a useful ‘first step’ on a career in health and safety and provides a sound basis for further professional study.


Qualification Gained

On successful completion delegates will receive a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

Course content

Unit NGC1, Management of Health and Safety

  • Element 1: Foundations in health and safety
  • Element 2: Health and safety management systems 1 – Policy
  • Element 3: Health and safety management systems 2 – Organising
  • Element 4: Health and safety management systems 3 – Planning
  • Element 5: Health and safety management systems 4 – Measuring, audit and review

Assessed by a two hour written examination marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH

Unit NGC2, Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control
  • Element 3: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Element 4: Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Element 5: Electrical safety
  • Element 6: Fire safety
  • Element 7: Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

Assessed by a two hour written examination marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH

Unit NGC3: Health and safety practical application

Unit NGC3 is assessed by one two-hour practical examination carried out in the candidate’s own workplace. This is held on a date set by the accredited course provider (Gen2) and must be taken within 14 days of a written examination. The practical examination is internally assessed by Gen2 and externally moderated by NEBOSH.

 

This course can be delivered from any of the following Gen2 Training Centres:

  • Gen2 Lillyhall Centre
  • Gen2 Energus Centre
  • Gen2 Carlisle Centre
  • Gen2 Furness Centre

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