NEBOSH National General Certificate
NEBOSH National General Certificate in
Occupational Health & Safety.
Start Date: 13th September 2017
Duration: 10 days (1/wk)Course This course will run for 10 consecutive Wednesday with 2 Additional Study Days.
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|Introduction||The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 100,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989.|
|Awarding Body||NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health)|
|Who should attend||Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively and gives them a good foundation in Health & Safety. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.|
|Course Outcome||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.|
|Course Syllabus||The qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
Element 1. Foundations in health & safety
Element 1. Workplace hazards and risk control
|Summary||No previous health and safety knowledge is required but candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report and they must undertake 2 two hour written exams.|