NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence


The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence has been designed to help you become a better influencer of health and safety in your business.

This explores how health and safety will affect business decisions and how the behaviour of senior members of staff can impact the health and safety culture of a business.


£280 plus VAT per person.

This includes course delivery, workbooks, refreshments (classroom based courses only), NEBOSH exam fee and certification on successful completion. There are no additional hidden costs.

Course Content

Qualification Structure

The Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence is made up of one unit: Unit HSL1: Health and safety leadership. Unit HSL1 is further divided into three elements.

  1. The foundations of health and safety leadership
  2. Human failure and decision making
  3. Leadership

Tutor Support

The NEBOSH Tutor will provide support in relation to the course content and assessments. Administrative support will also be provided by other Hunter Safety employees. Both can be contacted by telephone or email. We will aim to respond where possible by the next working day for all queries.

Examination Method

Assessment Structure

Unit HSL1 is a taught unit, assessed by an on the day assessment which includes a leadership intervention that the student is planning to undertake.

The assessments will be marked by the accredited course provider and maybe moderated by NEBOSH.

Examination Results

You will receive your results within 24 working days of sitting the examination. Once you have achieved a pass a qualification parchment will be issued. This is normally within 20 working days of the confirmation of the successful unit.

Resitting an Examination

If you have received a fail or referral in a NEBOSH unit exam, you can either:

  • Resit the exam, or
  • Appeal to NEBOSH about your result

Appealing your result

If you feel your result doesn’t match your reasonable expectations, you can appeal to get your unit remarked by submitting an Enquiries About Results (EAR) form within 20 days of the result being issued. Be prepared that this could also result in you being issued a lower mark than the original.

Resitting your NEBOSH Certificate exam

A candidate can re-sit if a 'Refer' result is received. There is no limit on the number of times a candidate can re-sit the unit. Candidates must register and pay the current fee by the registration closing date.

Resit Fees

The fee to resit the NC examination is £80 + VAT.


Queries or Complaints

For any queries please contact our Training Team at training@huntersafetysolutions.com or 01977 878 389.

We always endeavour to provide the highest possible quality service, however if you are not satisfied with the service provided, you can request a copy of our Complaints Policy by contacting the number above.

You can also find the NEBOSH complaints procedure here: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/complaints-procedure/

Entry Requirements

Language/Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

For further information please see the latest version of the IELTS Handbook or consult the IELTS website.


Learning Agreement

Prior to starting a NEBOSH course with us, you will be asked to read and sign the learner agreement. 

Professional Body Recognition

Qualification Level & Professional Recognition

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence is not currently accredited by the SQA, however it is intended to be broadly comparable to Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), comparable to RQF/CQFW Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

NEBOSH Learner Terms and Conditions

Learners are bound by the NEBOSH Learner Terms and Conditions which can be found here: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/learner-terms-and-conditions/

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Course Cost
£280 + VAT per delegate
Course Duration

1 day

Learner Agreements