NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Including Examination)

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is one of the most widely attained health and safety qualifications within the UK. Offering a valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational health and safety; the course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and to further their career.

  • 15
    Aug
    11 Days
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 Classroom Course
    Mon 15 Aug 08:30 - Fri 19 Aug 17:00
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Week 2 Classroom Course
    Tue 30 Aug 08:30 - Mon 05 Sep 17:00
    Stoke-on-Trent
    NEBOSH Revision Day
    Tue 06 Sep 09:00 - Tue 06 Sep 11:30
    Stoke-on-Trent
    NG Open Book Exam Day
    Wed 07 Sep 09:00 - Wed 07 Sep 12:00
    Stoke-on-Trent
    • £1,177.00 excl. VAT
  • 14
    Nov
    2 week course with a 1 week gap in between
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 Classroom Course
    Mon 14 Nov 08:30 - Fri 18 Nov 17:00
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Week 2 Classroom Course
    Mon 28 Nov 08:30 - Fri 02 Dec 17:00
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Examination
    Wed 07 Dec 09:00 - Wed 07 Dec 11:30
    Stoke-on-Trent
    • £1,177.00 excl. VAT
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Description

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is accredited at Level 3 within the National Qualification Framework and also meets the academic requirements of IOSH for Technician membership (TechIOSH). The qualification is also accepted by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) for associate membership.

Who Should Attend

This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It’s ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively. Many people take the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) as a first step in a career in health and safety. It gives a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

Topics Covered

Course Programme:

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

Overview

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Oct 18 Syllabus)

Unit Titles:

  • Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
  • Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

Assessment:

  • NG1: Question Paper | Assessment Time: 2 hours
  • NG2: Practical Assessment | Assessment Time: 3 hours

Pass Standards:

A 'Pass' must be achieved in both units to achieve the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Prerequisites

No previous health and safety knowledge is required however candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.

Outcomes

The Learner will be able to:

  • Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments
  • Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace
  • Help their organisation manage contractors
  • Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective general policy, organisation and arrangements should look like
  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organisation
  • Do a general risk assessment in their own workplace - profiling and prioritising risks, inspecting the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions
  • Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impacts
  • Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks
  • Take part in incident investigations
  • Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness - through monitoring, audits and reviews