National General Certificate In Occupational Health & Safety

This course is designed to increase and raise awareness for identifying hazards and recommend appropriate action; investigating accidents and make cost effective recommendations, developing a practical understanding of safety legislation, and developing an appreciation of human and organisational problems and possible solutions. The NEBOSH certificate is widely respected by employers and provides an excellent foundation in occupational safety and health for working in all types of organisations and industries. This course is assessed through 2 exams, with a 45% pass mark; and a practical element, which has a 60% pass mark.



Cramlington, Northumberland

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£800 + VAT

Course Duration

10 Days

Course Objectives

  • Main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK
  • Identification and control of workplace hazards
  • Practical application of knowledge gained

Who Should Attend?

This course is essential for any individual working in or looking to work in the field of health and safety. It is also suitable for Managers and Supervisors looking to improve their understanding of Health and Safety.

Course Content

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and safety management systems – Plan
  • Health and safety management systems – Do
  • Health and safety management systems – Check
  • Health and safety management systems – Act

Assessed by a 2 hour written exam

Unit GC2: Control of Workplace Hazards

  • Workplace hazards and risk control
  • 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 risk control

Assessed by a 2 hour written exam

Unit GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Assessed by a 2 hour work based practical assessment

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