NEBOSH – National General Certificate - Gold Learning Provider

Introduction: The NEBOSH National General Certificate has been recognised for many years as the basis for a sound, broad introduction to the fundamentals of occupational health and safety.

Objectives: The NEBOSH National General Certificate aims to provide those making day-to-day decisions at work with a broad knowledge of Health and Safety in order to ensure that the Health and Safety implications of their decisions are properly taken into account. The vast majority of occupational injuries and incidents of ill-health are avoidable by good Health and Safety management; and good Health and Safety management is an essential element of good overall management.

Entry Requirement: There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however learner/s should have a good understanding of the English Language , Health and Safety or have at least completed the IOSH MS course

Who Should Attend: Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and Safety Representatives. Anyone making day-to-day health and safety related decisions at work.

For Individuals the NEBOSH National General Certificate will give you invaluable knowledge and skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your current role and your long-term career.

For Employers according to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses over £15 billion per year.  To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

It can help to:

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

The qualification is:

  • Relevant to every workplace
  • Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities
  • Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career

Programme: Unit NG1 – Management of Health and Safety & Unit NG2 – Risk Assessment

Element 1: Why we should manage Workplace Health and Safety

Element 2: How Health and Safety Management Systems work and what they look like

Element 3: Managing Risk - Understanding people and processes

Element 4: Health and Safety Monitoring and Measuring

Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health

Element 6: Musculoskeletal Health

Element 7: Chemical and biological agents

Element 8: General Workplace issues

Element 9: Work Equipment

Element 10: Fire

Element 11: Electrical


11 days plus 1 day practical assessment and examination, including a revision day immediately prior to the exam day as part of the course.  Learners find these very beneficial.

Handson Safety Services Limited provide this course either on a day release or block release programme. Please contact us for details of scheduled courses.

NOTE:  On successful completion of the course, learners will receive a certificate from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health.