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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) is the most popular health and safety qualification in the UK and is essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety. Holders of the NGC can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).

The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) is the most popular health and safety qualification in the UK and is essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety.

NEBOSH qualifications are mentioned in 90% of health and safety job adverts, which means that people who hold the NGC have much better job prospects.

Holders of the NGC can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).

Our NGC course focuses on practical health and safety management that can be applied in your workplace and intensive examination preparation. Our pass rate is well above the national average, which means you have a greater chance of passing first time round.

There are three ways to study – at a training centre, in your workplace or online.

Why choose the British Safety Council

  • 1.

    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

  • 2.

    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and excellent teachers

  • 3.

    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

  • 4.

    Study skills and examination technique are embedded throughout

  • 5.

    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

What's in it for me?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is valued by employers. Gaining this qualification will boost your career prospects. Holders of the NGC can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).

If you have any questions about our occupational health and safety training courses, please visit our FAQs page.

Qualification overview

The qualification is divided into three units:

NGC1

Foundations in health and safety

Health and safety management systems – Plan

Health and safety management systems – Do

Health and safety management systems – Check

Health and safety management systems – Act

NGC2

Workplace hazards and risk control

Transport hazards and risk control

Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

Work equipment hazards and risk control

Electrical safety

Fire safety

Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control

Physical and psychological health hazards and control

NGC3

Workplace-based assignment

Assessment

Two x 2-hour written examinations and a short workplace-based assignment

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190

Online

If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.

The structured online programme includes interactive e-Learning sessions, a downloadable study text, revision exercises and practice questions.

Written examinations are taken at a British Council office in your region after the course. The workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examinations.

Why online?

  • 1.

    Structured and easy to follow programme

  • 2.

    Study wherever and whenever suits you

  • 3.

    Perfect for people with busy lives

  • 5.

    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

  • 4.

    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

1+ candidates

£495.00(exc. VAT)

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In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course on dates of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows students to keep in touch with work.

Written examinations are taken at a British Council office in your region after the course. The workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examinations.

Why in your workplace?

  • 1.

    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

  • 2.

    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

  • 3.

    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

  • 4.

    Class discussions can be company-specific

  • 5.

    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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At a training centre

Our well-equipped London training centre allows you to get away from the distractions of the workplace and focus on your qualification.

The 10-day course is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging manner which makes learning easier.

Written examinations are taken at the end of each unit and the workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the course.

Why our London training centre?

  • 1.

    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

  • 2.

    Focused study away from workplace distractions

  • 3.

    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

  • 4.

    Tutor support for individual learners

  • 5.

    An opportunity to interact with and learn from other students

London - Kings Cross

Hamilton House

Mabledon Place, London WC1H 1BD.

September - October

Monday 25 September 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 25/09/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 09/10/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 27/10/2017 (09.30 - 11.30)

Exam 2: 27/10/2017 (14.00 - 16.00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

London - Hammersmith

British Safety Council

70 Chancellors Road, London W6 9RS.

July - August

Monday 10 July 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 10/07/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 24/07/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 11/08/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 11/08/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

September - October

Monday 11 September 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 11/09/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 25/09/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 13/10/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 13/10/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

October-November

Monday 02 October 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 02/10/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 16/10/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 03/11/2017 (9:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 03/11/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

November - December

Monday 06 November 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 06/11/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 20/11/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 08/12/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 08/12/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

November - December

 

Monday 27 November 2017

£1,595.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 27/11/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 11/12/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: TBC

Exam 2: TBC

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

Birmingham

etc.venues

Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB.

August - September

Monday 07 August 2017

£1,395.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 07/08/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 21/08/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 08/09/2017 (9:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 08/09/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

September - October

Monday 04 September 2017

£1,395.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 04/09/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 18/09/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 06/10/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 06/10/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

November - December

Monday 06 November 2017

£1,395.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 06/11/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 20/11/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 07/12/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 07/12/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

Manchester

Hotel Novotel

Manchester West, Worsley Brow, Worsley, Manchester M28 2YA.

September - October

Monday 04 September 2017

£1,395.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 04/09/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 18/09/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 06/10/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 06/10/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations

November - December

Monday 06 November 2017

£1,395.00(exc. VAT)

Week 1: 06/11/2017 (5 days)

Week 2: 20/11/2017 (5 days)

Exam 1: 08/12/2017 (09:30 - 11:30)

Exam 2: 08/12/2017 (14:00 - 16:00)

Assignment: To be submitted one week after written examinations