NEBOSH National General Certificate

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is 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, to help protect the organisations for which they work. Management of health and safety in the workplace is not only a legal obligation and a moral imperative; it also makes good business sense.

What will I do?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate consists of three units:

  • Unit NGC1 Management of health and safety
  • Unit GC2 Controlling workplace hazards
  • Unit GC3 Health and safety practical application

Unit NGC3 has no syllabus associated with it, but tests the application of knowledge acquired in the study of the first two units. It examines your application of knowledge in the first instance to identify hazards, evaluate risk and control, and secondly to report to management in a way that is persuasive towards management action to improve standards.

NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems 1 - Plan
  • Health and safety management systems 2 - Do
  • Health and safety management systems 3 - Check
  • Health and safety management systems 4 - Act

GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Transport hazards and risk control
  • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Fire safety
  • Electrical safety
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Physical and physiological health hazards and risk control

GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

  • To carry out unaided a safety inspection of a workplace, identifying more common hazards, deciding whether they are adequately controlled and, where necessary suggesting appropriate and cost effective control measures.
  • To prepare a report that persuasively urges management to take appropriate action, explaining why such action is needed and identifying with due consideration of reasonable practicality, the control measures which should be implemented.

Please note - the practical application should be carried out in your own workplace.

There are no formal entry qualifications for the NEBOSH National General Certificate, although you should have a basic understanding of health and safety.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate will take you 13 sessions to complete. You will attend Spalding College one day per week, 9:00am – 5:00pm.

This courses will be starting on Thursday 28th March 2019, you will attend College for 13 consecutive days, excluding weekends.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate will cost £1250; this price includes your exam and material fees.

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed by a practical exam and two 2 hour written examinations.

It provides the basis for progression to the NEBOSH National Diploma or NVQ route.

Additional costs include purchasing the most recent version of "Introduction to Health and Safety at Work" By Phil Hughes and Ed Ferret PhD approx. £40, prior to the course; this is not compulsory but is strongly advised.

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