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NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety training course

Course Aim

The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 160,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989. 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.

Course Duration

11 Days (10 days day release and 1 exam day).

Available in Edinburgh, Belfast, Bolton, Warrington, Durham, Swindon, Plymouth, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Redditch, Fratton, Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley, Leeds, Scunthorpe, Doncaster and London, plus other locations.   

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Who should attend?

Managers, Supervisors, Non-safety specialists and staff with health and safety responsibilities and who need a grounding and recognised qualification in occupational safety and health.

Course Agenda

Understand the legal framework, moral and economic requirements and implications for good standards in health and safety within an organisation.

Develop, promote and communicate an effective health and safety culture in an organisation.

Identify the key features of a health and safety policy, the preparations and performance review of a health and safety audit.

Understand the importance of proactive and reactive health and safety monitoring measures.

Identify hazards in the workplace and carry out risk assessments, record findings and review procedures.

Advise on strategies for controlling hazards, reducing risks and applying safe systems of work.

Identify fire hazards and consequential risks, advise on measures to minimise fire risks and develop fire procedures.

Identify ill health effects of physical processes of work and the environment and recommend suitable measures to combat risks.

Explain the processes and procedures for investigating and reporting accidents at work.


Delegates are awarded the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety upon successful completion of the training course. NEBOSH General Certificates are issued by the examining body NEBOSH approximately 12 weeks after the last day of the course ending including exams.

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