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NEBOSH National General Certificate Online

Overview

The NEBOSH National General Certificate course is one of the UK’s most popular health and safety qualifications. Offering a valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational health and safety, the course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward.

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees who have health and safety responsibilities, the certificate will equip you with all you need to know about how to manage workplace risks effectively.

Study Method and Duration

The programme is extremely flexible, with course material displayed as online PDFs which can be read online or downloaded for offline study when it's more convenient. Course materials are also provided in audiobook form, so students can listen to it read aloud through the software or download it and listen offline later.

In addition to the reading content, students have a wealth of interactive material including activities and video summaries of all content. We also provide mock assessments which provide you with instant feedback to compare your answers and Tutor marked assessments to prepare you for your final assessments.

Recommended study hours: 131 hours

Please note that you will have 12 months access to the course materials.

What's Included

Support

Our team of expert mentors will be available to offer full learning support throughout the duration of the online course. They can be contacted by phone, email, Skype or via our technical tutor support messaging system.

We also provide a closed, invitation only Facebook Group for our students. With well in excess of a thousand members, this is an invaluable resource for students and the perfect place to share knowledge, learn from others and ask any questions that crop up.

Students can post attempts at activities and questions, and discuss with each other as well as tutors. We also keep every delegate updated by sending out a monthly student newsletter.

More Information

Programme

Unit 1 – NGC - Management of Health & Safety

  • Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
  • Element 2 – Health & Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan
  • Element 3 – Health & Safety Management Systems 2 – Do
  • Element 4 – Health & Safety Management Systems 3 – Check
  • Element 5 – Health & Safety Management Systems 4 – Act

Unit 2 – GC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Element 1 – Workplace Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 2 – Transport Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 3 – Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 4 – Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 5 – Electrical Safety
  • Element 6 – Fire Safety
  • Element 7 – Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 8 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Controls

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Exams and Certification (not included)

Candidates are assessed with two written and one practical examination. Candidates need to pass all three units within a five-year period. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A certificate award parchment is issued on completion of the three units.

We provide frequent exams at multiple locations in England, UK and South Africa. For students in other countries, it may be possible to sit exams at a British Council Office. Please contact us for prices and availability should you wish to book an examination.

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