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
|Unit NGC1 Management of health and safety
Element 1: Foundations in health and safety
Element 2: Health and safety management systems – plan
Element 3: Health and safety management systems – do
Element 4: Health and safety management systems – check
Element 5: Health and safety management systems – act
Unit GC2 Controlling workplace hazards
Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control
Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control
Element 3: Musco-skeletal 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 control
Unit GC3 Health and safety practical application
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.
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
The syllabus is divided into three parts:
NGC1 – The management of health and safety
GC2 – Controlling workplace hazards
GC3 – Health and safety practical application
Assessment is by an end examination comprising two written papers (Papers NGC1 and GC2) and a practical assessment (GC3). The practical assessment consists of carrying out a safety inspection of a workplace and preparing a management report.
On successful completion of the courses assessments, delegates will be issued with a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.