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“As part of my job I come across a variety of hazards & this course will help me be better aware of those hazards & what control measures should be in place. The course taking into account the subject matter was made easy to understand by simplification and explanations by Pete, the course tutor.” Zaeem, December 2018.

Course Overview:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. Over 200,000 individuals have gained the qualification since it was launched.

This course is specifically aimed at those with significant responsibility for health, safety and welfare within an organisation. Typically, managers, supervisors, safety co-ordinators attend this programme. 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. The programme focusses considerable time on understanding the implications of safety laws and the practical work associated with effective safety management processes.

Candidate Suitability:

While the programme does not have an official entry criteria, we strongly advise that candidates considering this programme undertake a short initial assessment check to assist with programme suitability.

The course is focussed and in-depth, requiring candidates to undertake elements of self-directed study and homework to achieve the highest grades possible.

Contact the Centre to discuss entry enrolment criteria before booking onto the programme.

Course Outline:

The programme is divided into 3 core components:

NGC1Health & Safety Management SystemsIntroduction to Health & Safety
HSMS – Plan
HSMS – Check
HSMS – Act
GC2Controlling Workplace HazardsChemical / Biological Hazards
Electrical Hazards
Fire Hazards
Musculoskeletal Hazards
Physical / Psychological Hazards
Transport Hazards
Work Equipment Hazards
Workplace Hazards
GC3Health & Safety Practical ApplicationPractical assessment to be carried out in the workplace

Course Delivery:

This programme is a mix of blended learning provision, taking into account the high degree of taught, classroom based application with practical workplace activities. The programme will test the knowledge of learners under exam conditions.

This course is delivered by qualified and approved safety professionals with specific industry experience. Candidates will undertake home study.

A detailed course textbook is supplied as part of the course fee.

Assessment & Examination:

NGC1 and GC2 are assessed by a written examination. Unit GC3 is assessed by practical examination carried out in the candidate’s workplace. Candidates will be awarded a unit certificate for each unit passed. Once a candidate has successfully completes all three units (NGC1, GC2 and GC3), the overall qualification certificate will be issued.

Course Feedback

“The course was taught well & Pete has extensive knowledge on all material. All the information learnt will help improve my job performance & this has made me more aware of health & safety & protocol being fresh out of university. I liked Pete’s sense of humour which made the study environment very easy to learn from. The puzzles to test my knowledge were also helpful.” Stephanie, December 2019.

“Very enjoyable course. It has extended my knowledge so I can apply it to my job role and Pete’s knowledge made the course.” Ester, June 2019.

NEBOSH Policies

If you require additional information before, during or after your NEBOSH course, please click on the following links which will take you through to the relevant policy on the NEBOSH website:

Reasonable Adjustments & Special Consideration
NEBOSH Student Terms & Conditions
NEBOSH Malpractice Policy


This programme is delivered over 13 full days and will be from 9.00am to 4.30pm/5.00pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

40% ESF funding available for SME’s based in West Yorkshire (Leeds City Region) . Please get in touch on 01484 346500 to check eligibility.

Enquire:  To make a general enquiry about this course please contact us.



Course Date & Details

Maximum delegates : 16

40% ESF funding available for SME’s based in West Yorkshire (Leeds City Region) . Please get in touch on 01484 346500 to check eligibility.


This course is available on the following dates :

2020 – Weekly course running on a Friday, 9am – 4.30pm (Thursday’s on a week when Friday is a Bank Holiday). Starting on Friday 6th March 2020 & running on the 13th, 20th, 27th March, 3rd, 9th, 17th, 24th April, 1st, 7th, 15th, 22nd & 29th May with the exams on Wednesday 3rd June 2020.

2020 – Weekly course running on a Wednesday, 9am – 4.30pm. Starting on Wednesday 9th September 2020 & running on the 16th, 23rd, 30th September, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th October, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th November & 2nd December. Exams will be held on Wednesday 9th December 2020.

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