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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (NGC) is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. It will provide you with a broad understanding of key health & safety issues.
|NEBOSH Certificate Course Key Facts|
|Learning Methods||Online, Classroom - view dates and In-company|
|Units||3 units: NGC1; GC2; GC3|
|Assessments||2 x 2 hour exams for NGC1 and GC2 plus a practical assignment for GC3|
The NEBOSH Certificate covers the key legal requirements for health and safety in the UK and the identification and control of workplace hazards. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
Want to know more? Read our introduction to the NEBOSH General Certificate.
The NEBOSH Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
Find out more in the full NEBOSH Certificate syllabus.
With Astutis you can take the NEBOSH Certificate in 2 different ways:
With these options you can pick the learning method to suit your time and budget. For more help with choosing read our NEBOSH Certificate learning methods comparison.
There are 2 x 2 hour exams for NGC1 and GC2 consisting of 10 short answer questions and 1 long answer; GC3 is assessed with a 2-hour practical application carried out in the workplace; GC3 must also be booked. Find our more about the NEBOSH Certificate exams.
If you are ready to book your NEBOSH Certificate exams please remember to choose the option "All exams: NGC1, GC2 & GC3 Practical Assessment" for the question "Exams you wish to register for" on the Astutis exams booking form.
This qualification meets academic requirements for Technical Membership (TechIOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
The NEBOSH Certificate is aimed at those working in health and safety who want to develop a career in safety management. It is suitable for managers, supervisors and operational staff from all functions not just health and safety, from organisations in all sectors.
It is the most requested qualification in health & safety by employers. It provides a sound basis for further study and becoming a health & safety specialist and is considered a core qualification for general management. Read our blog post on the benefits of taking the NEBOSH General Certificate.
You will be confident with the knowledge and practical skill set to provide a safe working environment and the cost, time saving and reputational benefits this brings to organisations.
The many benefits of taking your NEBOSH Certificate with Astutis include:
Get in touch with Astutis today to find out all you need to know about starting your course.
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