NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety - classroom
A National General Certificate (NGC) is specified in most health and safety job adverts, which means that people who hold the NGC have far better job prospects.
The British Safety Council is one of NEBOSH’s Gold Learning Partners. This means we “greatly exceed” six key learning excellence principles.
Our pass rates are significantly higher than the national average.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-Paced Online
Suitability - Who should attend?
The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety qualification is suitable for employee representatives, supervisors and managers looking to gain a thorough understanding of health & safety legislation and take the first step towards a health & safety career.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) at Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a vocationally-related qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). A Level 3 VRQ is comparable (in academic terms) to an A-Level.
Training Course Content
The qualification comprises two units:
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
Chemical and biological agents
General workplace issues
Top 10 Awards
Top 10 Winner - 2022
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Course delivery details
The structured online programme includes interactive e-learning sessions, a downloadable study text, revision exercises and practice questions.
Students join remotely using a PC, laptop or tablet and download the relevant software in advance to enable access to the tutor run class. Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other.
Our well-equipped training venue allows you to get away from the distractions of the workplace and focus on your qualification.
Average rating 4.8
Tracy is an excellent tutor and really makes a difficult subject fun and enjoyable. Her style really promotes learning of all while helping the individual
Excellent delivery + knowledge from tutor. Ability to get the message across is excellent. Would highly recommend to others. Thank you
I THOUGHT THE WAY THE COURSE WAS DELIVERED WAS EXCELLENT. OUR TUTOR MADE IT INTERESTING FOR US AND GOT EVERYONE ACTIVELY INVOLVED, AND I THINK THAT WAS REFLECTED IN THE HIGH PAS...
- Classroom: £1,595 excl. VAT
Additional fees for NEBOSH Examination and Assessment: £198 +VAT
Virtual classroom and online also available.
Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate can also apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).
British Safety Council
The British Safety Council has been working for over 60 years in the pursuit of one fundamental goal: to make sure no one is injured or made ill through their work. As a charitable organisation that operates exclusively for the...