NEBOSH National General Certificate
DURATION: 12 Days over 12 Weeks - Next Course: March 17, 24, 31 | April 14, 21, 28 |May 5, 12, 19, 26| Exam on June 7 or
the following course September 13, 20, 27 / October 4, 11, 18,25 / November 1, 8, 15, 22 / Exam on December 6
PRICE: £1545 + VAT
OUR LEARNING PROVIDER
Our learning provider for the NEBOSH course is The Textile Centre of Excellence who is a Gold standard NEBOSH Learning provider.
WHY UNDERTAKE THIS COURSE:
This qualification has been designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace healthier and safer.
NEBOSH National General Certificate is relevant to every workplace and has a focus on the things that matter; covering:
- 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
Holding the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety will help you to:
- Minimise workplace injuries and illness
- Boost employee wellbeing
- Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety
- 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
Important note: the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2018 specifications) is a standalone qualification. The units from other NEBOSH qualifications cannot be used against any part of this qualification.
What are the course 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.
A chart mapping IELTS scores to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) can be found on the British Council and IELTS website:
Learners wishing to assess their own language expertise may consult the FAQs on the IELTS website for information on taking the test.
Important note: the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2018 specifications) is a standalone qualification. This means that you will not be able to use units from other NEBOSH qualifications against any part of this qualification.
For further information see the NEBOSH website
How is the course assessed?
This modern qualification focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation.
Assessment is a two-step process:
An open book examination (OBE) to assess what you know and how you can apply your knowledge
(24 hour window in which to complete the OBE on examination day)
A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do
(Undertaken in your own workplace – recommended at least 3 hours to complete)
Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
What does the course cover?
1 Why we should manage workplace health and safety
2 How health and safety management systems work
3 Managing risk – understanding people and processes
4 Health and safety monitoring and measuring
The above are tested by an open book examination (OBE)
5 Physical and psychological health
6 Musculoskeletal health
7 Chemical and biological agents
8 General workplace issues
9 Work equipment
The above are tested by practical risk assessment
How is the course delivered?
This course is delivered on a day per week basis for twelve weeks.
The course tutor is qualified and approved safety professional with broad range of industrial and commercial experience.
Learners will be expected to complete weekly formative assessments tasks (homework) and other directed home study.
What is included in the course fee?
All training sessions based at the Textile Centre in Huddersfield
(Each day runs 09:00 – 17:00)
All refreshments and lunch provided during the course
Textbook, in house handouts and NEBOSH guidance documents
All formative assessments with feedback
Registration with NEBOSH and initial NEBOSH examination fees
(Any ‘resit’ examination fees to be paid separately)
If you require additional information before, during or after your NEBOSH course, please click on the following links which will take you through to the relevant policy on the NEBOSH website:
What is NEBOSH National General Certificate equivalent to?
On completion, this course is a level 3 qualification equivalent to an A level. This course is an ideal start for anyone who has set their sights on a career in health and safety.
Will there be an exam at the end of the course?
Yes, there will be an open book exam (OBE). There are usually 7-8 tasks to complete on each OBE. All the questions will be workplace scenario-based questions.
Health and Safety Course Schedule
How to Book/Enquiries
Our friendly team are always happy to help! For questions on courses, pricing, room hire, or anything else, call the team on 01484 711462 or use the enquiry form. You can expect all emails and messages to be responded to within 24 hours.Course Enquiry Form
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