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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The internationally recognised Health and Safety qualification for safety professionals

Who is it for?

NEBOSH is the qualification of choice for those in a managerial or specialist role, tasked with health and safety advisory and management responsibilities. Combining risk assessment, control, auditing, analysis, accident prevention, reporting and practical applications this course will provide the knowledge and practical skills needed to support workplace safety.

What will I learn?
  • How to support the development of systems, policy, organisation and planning
  • Propose controls over workplace hazards, recognising where they exist and how to reduce them
  • Conduct a practical assessment of a workplace situation

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 13 days (One day a week)
  • Member: £1,643
  • Non-Member: £1,933

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • NGC1: Management of health and safety
    • Foundations in health and safety
    • Health and safety legal requirements and moral issues
    • Health and safety management systems (policy, organising, planning, measuring, audit and review)
  • GC2: Controlling workplace hazards
    • Workplace hazards and risk controls
    • Transport hazards and risk control
    • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
    • Work equipment hazards and risk control
    • Electrical safety
    • Fire safety
    • Chemical and biological – health hazards and risk control
    • Physical and psychological health hazards and control
  • GC3: Health and safety practical application
    • Practical project within the workplace resulting in a management report

Assessment

Units NGC1 and GC2 are taught units, each assessed by a two-hour written examination.  Unit GC3 is assessed by one two-hour practical examination carried out in the candidate's own workplace. 


Additional Information

No previous health and safety knowledge is required, however the standard of English required by candidates studying for this programme must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.  NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher.  We therefore ask that all potential delegates for this programme undertake a short online BKSB literacy skills assessment, at no additional cost, before booking on to the course; further details will be provided to potential delegates.

NEBOSH suggest that at least 53 hours of private study time is allocated by delegates on the programme, in addition to the taught component.


Course Dates
Course commences;

14 September 2017
7 December 2017
(1 week break 28 December 2017)


15 March 2018
14 June 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.


Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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