NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Overview

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course Outline

Element 1: Why We Should Manage Workplace Health and Safety?

  • Morals and Money
  • The Force of Law – Punishment and Compensation
  • The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 (HSWA) and The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR)
  • Contractor Management

Element 2: How Health and Safety Management Systems Work and What They Look Like?

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • What Good Health and Safety Management Systems Look Like?
  • Making the Management System Work – The Health and Safety Policy

Element 3: Managing Risk-Understanding People and Processes

  • Health and Safety Culture
  • Improving Health and Safety Culture
  • Human Factors Which Influence Safety-Related Behaviour
  • Risk Assessment
  • Management of Change
  • Emergency Procedures and First Aid

Element 4: Health and Safety Monitoring and Measuring

  • Active and Reactive Monitoring
  • Investigating, Recording and Reporting Incidents
  • Auditing
  • Review of Health and Safety Performance

Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Radiation
  • Mental Ill-Health
  • Work-Related Violence
  • Substance Abuse at Work

Element 6: Musculoskeletal Health

  • Work-Related Upper Limb Disorders
  • Manual Handling
  • Load-Handling Equipment

Element 7: Chemical and Biological Agents

  • Forms of, Classification of, and Health Risks from Hazardous Substances
  • Assessment of Health Risks
  • Workplace Exposure Limits
  • Control Measures
  • Specific Agents

Element 8: General Workplace Issues

  • Health, Welfare, and Work Environment Requirements
  • Working at Height
  • Confined Spaces
  • Lone Working
  • Slips and Trips
  • Safe Movement of People and Vehicles in the Workplace
  • Work-Related Driving

Element 9: Work Equipment

  • General Requirements for Work Equipment
  • Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools
  • Machinery Hazards
  • Control Measures for Machinery Hazards

Element 10: Fire

  • Fire Initiation, Classification, and Spread
  • Fire Prevention and Prevention of Fire Spread
  • Fire Alarms and Fire-Fighting
  • Fire Evacuation

Element 11: Electricity

  • Hazards and Risks of Electricity
  • Control Measures

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Who should attend this NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course?

The NEBOSH General Certificate Course is designed for a wide range of professionals working in various industries. This NEBOSH General Certificate can be especially beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Safety Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Site Managers
  • HR Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Workplace Inspectors

Prerequisites of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course. However, a basic knowledge of Health and Safety can be beneficial to the delegates before pursuing this NEBOSH Training.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course Overview

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, a globally recognised credential offered by NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), serves as a crucial platform to assess an individual's competence and efficiency as a Health and Safety practitioner. Individuals seeking to identify workplace hazards, assess risks, and implement effective control measures will benefit greatly from this course or NEBOSH Courses in general.

This NEBOSH Course is designed to empower learners with the ability to grasp risk assessment and implement effective control measures, thereby enabling them to make informed decisions and enhance safety practices in various workplaces. Moreover, NEBOSH Courses enhance the capacity to involve employees, prevent disruptions and accidents, and elevate the company's brand and reputation, making it an invaluable asset for those in health and safety roles.

In this 10-day course, delegates will learn to enhance their organisations' Health and Safety culture. They'll gain expertise in identifying workplace hazards, risk assessment, and implementing control measures. Our experienced trainers will lead the training and help delegates enhance their understanding of the topic.

Course Objectives:

  • To develop a strong foundation in Health and Safety management
  • To understand legal requirements and compliance regulations
  • To identify workplace hazards and implement effective control measures
  • To enhance risk assessment and incident investigation skills
  • To promote a culture of safety and well-being within organisations
  • To prepare for the NEBOSH National General Certificate assessment

After completing this NEBOSH General Certificate Course at The Knowledge Academy, graduates receive a globally recognised certification. This NEBOSH Certificate equips them with the knowledge and skills to prevent workplace accidents, fostering a safety culture. With this qualification, delegates can enhance their career prospects and become valuable assets in promoting occupational health and safety across industries.

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What's included in this NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training Course?

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Certification
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment 

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Assessment assess an individual's knowledge of health and safety principles and practices. It is designed for managers, supervisors, and staff members who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues in the workplace. 

Unit NG1 – Management of Health and Safety 

  • Assessment Type – Open Book Examination (OBE) 
  • Assessment Time – 4 Hours 
  • Entry Requirements – No 
  • Provisional Pass Marks- 45% 

Unit NG2 – Risk Assessment 

  • Assessment Type – Practical Assessment 
  • Assessment Time – 3 Hours 
  • Entry Requirement – No 
  • Assessment Marks – Pass or Refer 

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety sessions.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety FAQs

NEBOSH, or the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, is a UK-based globally recognised organisation that provides certifications in occupational health, safety, and environmental management. Their qualifications equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to manage workplace risks effectively, ensuring a safer working environment.
The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Training is a globally recognised qualification that provides individuals with a comprehensive understanding of Health and Safety principles and practices in the workplace.
This NEBOSH General Certificate Course is a level 3 qualification, which is equivalent to an A-level qualification.
Pursuing NEBOSH Training, especially courses like the NEBOSH General Certificate, offers a multitude of benefits. Firstly, it substantially boosts career opportunities, as NEBOSH Certifications are highly valued by employers worldwide. Secondly, the training enhances workplace safety by imparting comprehensive knowledge of Health and Safety principles. In addition to this, the cost-effective risk management strategies learned through NEBOSH Training result in reduced accidents and improved operational efficiency.
The NEBOSH NGC is important as it equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage Health and Safety, promote a positive safety culture, and comply with legal requirements.
The NEBOSH General Certificate can be pursued by a variety of professionals including Health and Safety Managers, Human Resources (HR) Professionals, Risk Assessment and Compliance Officers, and more.
This certificate has no set expiration date but staying current through Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities is important. Some employers may require periodic revalidation, often every five years.
The National General Certificate focuses on regions, while the International General Certificate focuses globally, catering to different compliance requirements and standards based on the individual's career goals and scope of work.
To take the NEBOSH General Certificate, simply visit our website, choose a course, and complete the online registration and payment process. Ensure you meet the course prerequisites before joining.
NEBOSH results will be sent via email around 10-12 weeks post-examination.
A NEBOSH Certificate, especially a NEBOSH General Certificate, qualifies you for job roles like Health and Safety Officer, Risk Assessor, or Safety Advisor across various industries.
Attaining the NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety helps delegates gain an understanding of the different human factors that impact safety-related behavior. This includes the identification, and health risks from hazardous substances, general workplace issues, physical and psychological health, and other related topics.
The price for NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety certification in Australia starts from AUD5695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
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