NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is recognised by employers and professional memberships in over 180 countries around the world! It introduces learners to the crucial Plan-Do-Act-Check model, which continues to positively influence international workplace safety.
NEBOSH General Certificate Explained
The course comprises two central units that will cover critical topics such as health and safety management fundamentals and different types of workplace risk. The NEBOSH General Certificate for Occupational Health and Safety is designed to provide a wide insight into the core principles of a successful health and safety system.
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Management of Health and Safety
NG1: Online open book exam
NG2: Practical risk assessment based on a workplace environment
Virtual/Classroom: 10 days delivered as 2 split weeks
Online: Approx 110-125 hours (12 months access provided)
On-site: 10 days
OnlinePlus: Approx 113 hours - 16 hours live tutor-led tutorials and approx 92 hours self-study
The NG2 is a practical risk assessment based on a workplace. This can be completed at a place of work or at home, and is submitted by email according to deadline.
You’ll be awarded a grading for the NG1, as outlined below; and for NG2 either a pass or refer (fail). Your overall qualification grade will be based on the mark you achieve in your NG1 open book exam:
Pass: 45-64 marks
Credit: 65-74 marks
Distinction: 75+ marks
You must successfully pass both units to achieve your full NEBOSH General Certificate.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate and NEBOSH International General Certificate are both versions of the NEBOSH General Certificate. The National General Certificate couse is available in the UK only and the International General Certificate is available to all countries outside of the UK.
They’re the same level, have the same units, elements and learning outcomes and they both follow the same exam structure and grading system.
The course content isn’t that much different either. They both teach you how to manage health and safety based on the “Plan-Do-Check-Act” management system. But they reference different legislation and regulation in the finer details. Find out more about the difference in versions here.
- Classroom format is split over a two week period, taking ten days.
- Online format should take 110-125 hours to finish
- In-Company format should only take 80-100 hours
- OnlinePlus format is approximated at 113 hours in total, split into 16 hours of tutoring and 92 hours of self study.
NEBOSH General Certificate for Your Workforce
By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the NEBOSH General Certificate qualification, you will be able to contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options, including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at premises of your choice on a day of your choice.
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Whats The Best Way For My Staff To Learn?Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:
Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments
Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel
Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery that is hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK.
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