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The NEBOSH General Certificate 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.

  • Nov 18
    Mon 8:30 AM - Wed 3:30 PM Stoke-on-Trent Workshop 5 Days + 2 Hour Examination
    • £695.00 excl. VAT
    Session information
    GC2 Classroom Course
    Mon 18 Nov 08:30 - Fri 22 Nov 12:00
    GC2 Examination
    Wed 04 Dec 13:00 - Wed 04 Dec 15:30

The NEBOSH General Certificate 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.


The NEBOSH National General Certificate is divided into three units. Units NGC1 and NGC2 are taught units and are both assessed by written examination. The third NEBOSH unit, NGC3 is assessed by a practical examination. A brief overview of the units is provided below.


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

Topics Covered

Course Programme:

Unit 2 - GC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Workplace Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Transport Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Controls

Who Should Attend

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors and employees who require a broad understanding of health and safety issues.

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