The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is ideal for managers in any industry or for those looking for or advancing within a career in health and safety.
Our courses are run over 11 days plus 1 day for exams (12 days to attend total):
- Week 1: NGC1 - Management of Health and Safety
- Week 2: GC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards
- Revision day, roughly one week before your exam
- Project: GC3 - Health and Safety Practical Application
- Exam (1 day)
- 80 classroom hours
- 53 hours of self study
You have a break between weeks 1 and 2 and then between week 2 and the exam day. This is to give time for private study and personal revision.
There are no formal entry requirements for the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. However, the assessments are only offered and must be answered in English. Part of the qualification is a short written report based on the delegate's own workplace and must also be in English.
If you have any questions please contact the training team.
Level and UK Accreditation
The NEBOSH National General Certificate is accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA - www.sqa.org.uk) for delivery across the UK. It is rated within the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF - www.scqf.org.uk) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.
For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), or A-Level standard.
Each unit (NGC1 and GC2) is assessed by a 2-hour written examination to be taken after the 2 classroom weeks. You also have a practical assessment to be carried out on your workplace, if you are not working you can use hypothetical scenarios or situations from past experiences to complete your project.
Take a look at the NEBOSH resource page with their learner terms and conditions and policies.