With over 175,000 people gaining the award since 1989, the NEBOSH National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK.
Is it the right course for you? Well, keep reading to find out.
NEBOSH stands for the ‘National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health’. The NEBOSH General Certificate is a more detailed examination, covering a wide range of topics in some depth over a ten day period.
The course is completed by undertaking an inspection of a workplace and achieving a passing grade in two written examination papers.
Ideal for the designated person in your company who is responsible for health and safety, it is widely respected by employers and meets the requirements of Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).
Persons who may wish to undertake this course include:
Many people take this qualification as a first step into a career in health and safety as it provides a valuable overview.
The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK. Areas that the course covers includes:
It is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
Examinations for both NGC1 and NGC2 are two hour written exams completed on the same day.
There are a number of ways you can complete this qualification:
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