NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (part-time, non residential)

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is a nationally recognised qualification covering the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK. It also deals with a range of workplace hazards and methods of control.

Who should attend the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (part-time, non residential) course?

This health and safety training will be beneficial to non-specialists who require sound initial training leading to a basic recognised qualification through examination and assessment. Such people would include managers and supervisors, safety representatives and representatives of employee safety.

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is a nationally recognised qualification covering the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK. It also deals with a range of workplace hazards and methods of control.

Who should attend the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (part-time, non residential) course?

This health and safety training will be beneficial to non-specialists who require sound initial training leading to a basic recognised qualification through examination and assessment. Such people would include managers and supervisors, safety representatives and representatives of employee safety.

How is the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (part-time, non residential) course structured?

Format – part-time, non-residential
Duration – 12 days

The NEBOSH National General Certificate consists of three units, each separately assessed. Delegates may choose to undertake all of the units at the same time or at different times. A unit certificate will be issued on successful completion of each unit. However, to achieve the NEBOSH National General Certificate award, delegates need to pass all three units within a five-year period.

The three units are as follows:

  • Unit NGC1* – Management of health and safety*
  • Unit NGC2 – Controlling workplace hazards
  • Unit NGC3 – Practical assessment

* Unit NGC1 can be used as a pre-entry for the [NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate] and the [NEBOSH Construction Certificate].

Key topics in the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (part-time, non residential) course

NGC1 – Management of health and safety

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Policy
  • Organising for health and safety
  • Promoting a positive health and safety culture
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring, review and audit
  • Incident and accident investigation and reporting

NGC2 – Controlling workplace hazards

  • Movement of people and vehicles
  • Manual and mechanical handling
  • Work equipment
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Chemical and biological health hazards
  • Physical and psychological health hazards
  • Construction activities

NGC3 – Practical assessmentTo satisfy the requirement for the award, each delegate must pass the two written papers for NGC Unit 1 and NGC Unit 2 plus the practical assessment NGC Unit 3. The practical assessment is normally carried out at the delegate's place of work on completion of the course.

Assessment

Each candidate is required to sit two exams of two hours each (NGC1 and NGC2) and to carry out a practical assessment in the workplace (NGC3) on completion of the course.

Audience: Team Leaders, Middle Managers, Health & Safety Professionals, First line managers

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