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Our NEBOSH course is accredited by Nebosh

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Course Outline

Element 1: Health and Safety Foundations

  • Fundamentals of workplace health and safety
  • Reasons for practising good standards of health and safety
  • Key internal and external sources of health and safety information

Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion

  • The role and responsibilities of relevant health and safety parties
  • Key features of a system to effectively manage health and safety
  • How accidents are caused and the role and function of accident recording and investigation
  • Techniques for improving health and safety performance

Element 3: Health and safety risk assessment and control

  • Aims and objectives of risk assessment and common hazards
  • What constitutes an adequate risk assessment
  • Stages of risk assessment
  • General principles for controlling health and safety risks

Element 4: Work equipment hazards and controls

  • General health and safety requirements
  • Main hazards and controls for work equipment

Element 5: Transport safety

  • Hazards presented by the movement of vehicles in the workplace and the appropriate control measures

Element 6: Electricity hazards and controls

  • Hazards associated with the use of electricity in the workplace
  • Control measures that need to be taken when working with electrical systems or using electrical equipment

Element 7: Fire safety

  • The benefits of adequate fire risk assessment and the matters which should be addressed when undertaking a basic fire risk assessment.
  • Basic principles of fire prevention and fire controls in the future in the workplace

Element 8: Manual handling and repetitive movement hazards and controls

  • Hazards from manual handling and repetitive physical activities
  • Ways of controlling risks from manual handling and ergonomic risks

Element 9: Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances

  • Forms of, classification of and routes of entry for hazardous substances
  • Sources of information to be considered when undertaking an assessment of the health risks from substances commonly encountered in the workplace
  • Controls that should be used to reduce the risk of ill-health from exposure to hazardous substances
  • Steps to minimise the environmental impact of fire and firefighting operations

Element 10: Work environment hazards and controls

  • Common welfare and work environment requirements, hazards, and controls in the workplace
  • Hazards to pedestrians in the workplace and the appropriate control measures
  • Common psychosocial hazards which may be encountered in the workplace, the persons affected and control measures
  • Health effects associated with exposure to noise and vibration and the appropriate control measures
  • Requirements for, and effective provision of, first aid in the workplace

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Who Should Attend this NEBOSH Training Course?

The course is suitable for any worker in any position looking to understand the principles of health and safety, but it will be particularly useful for:

  • Leaders and Supervisors
  • Managers
  • HR professionals

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Course Overview

This introductory 3-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work. The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work will help to improve the safety of an organisation by preparing employees to recognise and deal with hazards at work - helping to decrease accidents and accomplishing cost savings for the business.

This course is the perfect introduction to health and safety for any employee, regardless of practicing industry, as it covers the fundamental values of health and safety and the current best-practice guidance to adhere to. The principles and practices that this NEBOSH course teaches can be applied to any workplace and in any worldwide situation, making it one of the most valued and suitable Health and Safety qualifications.

What is NEBOSH?

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is an awarding body offering globally recognised health, safety, and environmental qualifications. NEBOSH qualifications fall into three categories based on the range of knowledge they demonstrate: Awards demonstrate basic understanding, Certificates demonstrate broad knowledge and Diplomas are professional qualifications.

Please note, the examination has to be taken at a minimum of 20 working days after the course end date, this is directly arranged with The Knowledge Academy.

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What's included in this NEBOSH Training Course?

  • NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Exam
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Examination

The NEBOSH exam is split into two sections - individuals must pass both in order to be awarded the NEBOSH Health and Safety in the Workplace Certification.

NEBOSH Exam Part 1

  • 1-hour
  • 40-question multiple-choice assessment

NEBOSH Exam Part 2

  • 1-hour practical workplace risk assessment

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accredited by

Our NEBOSH course is accredited by Nebosh

Online Instructor-led (10 days)

Classroom (10 days)

Online Self-paced (80 hours)

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Course Outline

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety

  • The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
  • The moral and financial reasons for promoting good standards of health and safety
  • The legal framework for the regulation of health and safety including sources and types of law
  • The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
  • The legal and organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of clients and their contractors

Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems 1 ­- Policy

  • Key elements of a health and safety management system
  • Purpose and importance of setting policy for health and safety
  • Key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy

Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems 2 ­- Organising

  • Organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, directors and managers
  • Concept of health and safety culture and its significance in the management of health and safety in an organisation
  • Human factors which influence behaviour at work
  • How health and safety behaviour at work can be improved
  • Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting emergency services
  • Requirements for, and effective provision of, first-aid in the workplace

Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems 3 ­- Planning

  • Importance of planning
  • Principles and practice of risk assessment
  • General principles of control and a basic hierarchy of risk reduction measures
  • Sources of health and safety information
  • Factors that should be considered when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general work activities
  • Role and function of a permit-to-work system

Element 5: Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Measuring, Audit and Review

  • Active and reactive monitoring
  • Health and safety auditing
  • Investigating incidents
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Review of health and safety performance

Unit NGC2: Controlling Workplace Risks

Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control

  • Health, welfare and work environment requirements
  • Violence at work
  • Substance misuse at work
  • Safe movement of people in the workplace
  • Working at height
  • Excavations

Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control

  • Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
  • Driving at work

Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control

  • Work-related upper limb disorders
  • Manual handling hazards, risks and control measures
  • Manually operated load handling equipment
  • Mechanically operated load handling equipment

Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control

  • General requirements for work equipment
  • Hand-held tools
  • Machinery hazards
  • Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

Element 5: Electrical Safety

  • Risks associated with electricity
  • Control measures

Element 6: Fire Safety

  • Fire initiation, classification and spread
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
  • Fire alarm and fire-fighting equipment
  • Evacuation of a workplace

Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control

  • Forms of, classification of, and health risks from hazardous substances
  • Assessment of health risks
  • Workplace exposure limits
  • Control measures
  • Specific agents
  • Safe handling and storage of waste

Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Radiation
  • Stress

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Who should attend this NEBOSH Training Course?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is for:

  • People who need a broad knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
  • Suitable for managers, supervisors and operational staff.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this NEBOSH Certification.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Overview

The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is the leading health and safety qualification worldwide. Many people take the NEBOSH General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

What will I learn during the NEBOSH Certification?

Upon successful completion of the NEBOSH NGC course you will have gained:

  • A thorough appreciation of health, safety and environmental issues in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of the principles of risk management.
  • Ability to develop an effective safety system within your organisation.
  • A range of useful skills to take back to the workplace.
  • Friendships and useful contacts with other like-minded delegates from a cross section of companies.
  • A level six qualification in Scotland, a level three qualification in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, equivalent to an A level.
  • The opportunity to take the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and your first steps to becoming a health and safety practitioner.

NEBOSH International General Certificate courses are offered by The Knowledge Academy in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider Phoenix Health & Safety

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What's included in this NEBOSH Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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FAQ's

No, NEBOSH qualifications do not expire. However, health and safety practices and guidance frequently change as more medical research is conducted and new best-practice protocols are established - it is therefore recommended that candidates resit their NEBOSH certification every 5 years to ensure their knowledge is up to date.
Yes, an exam voucher is provided to candidates - allowing them to sit the examination through NEBOSH. Please note, the examination has to be taken at a minimum of 20 working days after the course end date, this is directly arranged with The Knowledge Academy.
Tuition from an experienced Instructor, light refreshments, NEBOSH Certificate - on successful completion of both exams, a NEBOSH Health and Safety Certificate will be awarded, and a NEBOSH Exam Voucher.
All of our instructors have several years of health and safety practice experience - they will impart their knowledge on the course to help you become aware of situational differences that dictate health and safety protocols.
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