Is Health and Safety a Good Career Choice?
When it comes to a new career, it can be a daunting prospect to go into something you’re not entirely familiar with. There are so many new opportunities out there, so it’s important to do your research.
Why Health and Safety?NEBOSH National General Certificate and NEBOSH International General Certificate are their most popular qualification. As level 3 qualifications, equivalent to UK A-levels, they provide a solid grounding for managing health and safety within the workplace and offer a clear route to higher-level qualifications, like the NEBOSH National Diploma.
Industry-specific qualifications are also available in the areas of construction, fire and risk management, oil and gas, and the environment.
NEBOSH qualifications can be taken in a classroom-based learning approach, or at home via online/distance learning. Whichever learning route you choose, the qualification you achieve at the end of the course will be the same.
Overall, 92% of health and safety job advertisements in 2016 called for some form of NEBOSH qualifications and/or membership of IOSH, so choosing the right qualification is essential.
NEBOSH International General Certificate.
If you’re thinking about starting a career in health and safety, the NEBOSH General Certificate is a great place to start!
- NEBOSH Jobs Barometer 2016
- Key health and safety figures for Great Britain 2016/17
- OHS capability framework: a global framework for practice