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  • The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is one of the most widely attained health and safety qualifications within the UK. 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 to further their career.

    • Mar 08
      Mon 8:30 AM - Thu 9:00 AM Stoke-on-Trent Workshop 11 Days
      • £1,095.00 excl. VAT
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      Week 1 Classroom Course
      Mon 08 Mar 08:30 - Fri 12 Mar 17:00
      Stoke-on-Trent
      Week 2 Classroom Course
      Mon 22 Mar 08:30 - Fri 26 Mar 17:00
      Stoke-on-Trent
      Revision Day
      Tue 06 Apr 08:30 - Tue 06 Apr 17:00
      Stoke-on-Trent
      Examination Day
      Wed 07 Apr 09:00 BST - Thu 08 Apr 09:00 BST
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    • Nov 01
      Mon 8:30 AM - Fri 5:00 PM Stoke-on-Trent Workshop 2 week course with a 1 week gap in between
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      Week 1 Classroom Course
      Mon 01 Nov 08:30 - Fri 05 Nov 17:00
      Stoke-on-Trent
      Week 2 Classroom Course
      Mon 15 Nov 08:30 - Fri 19 Nov 17:00
      Stoke-on-Trent
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    Description

    The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is accredited at Level 3 within the National Qualification Framework and also meets the academic requirements of IOSH for Technician membership (TechIOSH). The qualification is also accepted by the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) for associate membership.

    Who Should Attend

    This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It’s ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively. Many people take the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) as a first step in a career in health and safety. It gives a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

    Topics Covered

    Course Programme:

    Unit NG1 - Management of Health and Safety

    • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
    • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
    • Managing risk - understanding people and processes
    • Health and safety monitoring and measuring

    Unit NG2 - Risk Assessment

    • Physical and psychological health
    • Musculoskeletal health
    • Chemical and biological agents
    • General workplace issues
    • Work equipment
    • Fire
    • Electricity

    Overview

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Oct 18 Syllabus)

    Unit Titles:

    • Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
    • Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

    Assessment:

    • NG1: Question Paper | Assessment Time: 2 hours
    • NG2: Practical Assessment | Assessment Time: 3 hours

    Pass Standards:

    A 'Pass' must be achieved in both units to achieve the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

    Prerequisites

    No previous health and safety knowledge is required however candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.

    Outcomes

    The Learner will be able to:

    • Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments
    • Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace
    • Help their organisation manage contractors
    • Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective general policy, organisation and arrangements should look like
    • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organisation
    • Do a general risk assessment in their own workplace - profiling and prioritising risks, inspecting the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions
    • Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impacts
    • Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks
    • Take part in incident investigations
    • Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness - through monitoring, audits and reviews

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