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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (FULL TIME) *VIRTUAL OPTION IN JULY ONLY*


The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. It is suitable for managers, supervisors, and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps manage risk effectively, providing a valuable overview and a sound basis for further professional study.

Over 200,000 people hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Why? Because it’s the gold standard in health and safety qualifications.

It can help to:

  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Boost employee wellbeing
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can win business
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise

Course Content

With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NEBOSH National General Certificate covers:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure if you’ve been successful
  • The UK’s key legal requirements

Risk assessment is central to the qualification. Through study and workplace application, successful learners will be able to:

  • Confidently carry out risk assessments
  • Develop and implement a detailed action plan
  • Manage and minimise workplace risks
  • Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture

Examination Method

NG1 - An open book examination to assess what you know. This is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.

NG2 - A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours). Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

Professional Body Recognition

Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.

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Course Dates

Mon 05 Jul 2021

Mon 01 Nov 2021

Course Cost
£1155 + VAT per delegate
Course Duration

10 days classroom based, plus 2 exams and optional revision session

Virtual option:

  • Week 1 – 5th – 9th July
  • Week 2 – 19th – 23rd July
  • Revision – 3rd August
  • Exam – 4th August

Classroom based option:

  • Week 1 - 1-5 November
  • Week 2 - 15-19 November
  • Revision - 30 November
  • Exam - 1 December