NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Including Examination)
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.
Mon 8:30 AM - Thu 9:00 AM Stoke-on-Trent
2 week course with a 1 week gap in between
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.
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
A 'Pass' must be achieved in both units to achieve the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
No previous health and safety knowledge is required however candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.
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