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Course Overview:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. Over 175,000 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:

NGC1 Health & Safety Management Systems Policy Measuring
Planning Auditing
Organizing Review
GC2 Controlling workplace hazards Workplace Hazard Electrical Hazards
Transport Hazards Fire hazards
Musculoskeletal Hazards Chemical/Biological Hazards
Work Equipment Hazards Physical/Psychological hazards
GC3 H&S Practical Application Practical assessment.

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 content is very relevant to my job role in H&S. I now have a better understanding of why I do things to ensure being compliant rather than just doing things off templates”. Emma, Nov 16
• “The course has made me more hazard aware and has given me further knowledge for risk assessments & how to address them”. Louise, Nov 16
• “A good course & very informative. Pete was very knowledgeable and approachable”. Jason, Dec 15


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

Course Fee: Member Companies: £1,100. Non-Member Companies: £1,400. All prices are plus VAT.

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



Course Date & Details

Maximum delegates : 12

Cost : £1100 + VAT – Members / £1400 + VAT non-members


This course is available on the following dates :

Weekly course running on a Thursday. Starting on Thursday 7th September and running on the 14th, 21st, 28th September, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th October, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November with the exams on Wednesday 6th December 2017.

Booking Form



01484 346500