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Aim of the Course 
Recommended for 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. 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. Holders of the National General Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Course Content 

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. 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:

1. Management of Health and Safety (NGC1) including:
  • 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.
2. Controlling workplace hazards (GC2) including:
  • 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 psychlogical health hazards and risk control.
3. Health and safety practical application (GC3):
  • This is the practical assessment.

Qualifications Awarded 

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.


Employment Opportunities 
This most recognised qualification is ideal for positions requiring first line management responsibility for Health and Safety. Opportunities are growing in the UK with some regional variances
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Detailed information on NEBOSH Courses can be found at: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/Qualifications/


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