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NEBOSH National General Certificate

Part time course

This is a 4 day course. Dates available throughout the academic year. For more information please contact Jo Matthews 01453 761131

What will I learn

The NEBOSH National General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge.  The syllabus is mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Health and Safety. No previous health and safety knowledge is required but candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.

The qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately: 

  • Management of Health and Safety (NGC1)
  • Controlling workplace hazards (GC2)
  • Health and safety practical application (GC3)

How will the course be delivered

The course is delivered over 14 weeks, one day per week, with the two written examinations on the Friday of the final week. The practical examination will be carried out within your workplace.

How will I know how I am doing

The trainer will give updates on your progress

Is previous experience necessary

A job that relates to Health & Safety is necessary.

Do I receive a qualification


What can I do next

We offer a range of Health and Safety training.

What should I bring to my first class

Joining instructions will be sent to you.

Are there any extra costs


Dates & Costs

NEBOSH National General Certificate

Duration: 14 weeks
Qualifications: NEBOSH National General Certificate