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NEBOSH National General Certificate


The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (NGC) are well recognised and respected by employers in all sectors and provides a sound benchmark. This NEBOSH accredited course provides a broad understanding of health and safety issues and is a well respected and essential qualification for anyone with health and safety responsibilities.

Suitable for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.


Outline and content

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

Physical and psychological health

Musculoskeletal health

Chemical and biological agents

General workplace issues

Work equipment

Practical assessment Unit NG2: Risk assessment



Learning outcomes

 Achieve compliance with UK health and safety law
    Cut the health and safety risks that apply in your workplace
    Understand the principles involved in managing safety and assessing potential hazards
    Save your company money by cutting the costs of expensive consultants, and avoiding costly remedial action
    Protect your organisation’s reputation as a professional business


A good standard of verbal and written English.

Course length

The duration of study is 10 days (a minimum of 80 hours tuition plus 53 hours private study, homework using past papers and background reading).

Up to 12 people


Unit NG1: Management of health and safety: assessment by way of an online open book examination (OBE).

Unit NG2: Risk assessment: assessment by way of a project uploaded online.


On successful completion of the courses assessments, delegates will be issued with a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.