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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The most popular health and safety qualification in the UK – essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety. New syllabus (launched September 2019) now available. 

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The most popular health and safety qualification in the UK – essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety. New syllabus (launched September 2019) now available. 


Gold NEBOSH Learning Partner

A National General Certificate (NGC) is specified in most health and safety job adverts, which means that people who hold the NGC have far better job prospects. 

The British Safety Council is one of NEBOSH’s Gold Learning Partners.  This means we “greatly exceed” six key learning excellence principles.

Our pass rates are significantly higher than the national average and we produced the top candidate nationally in 2017/18.

Why choose the British Safety Council

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

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    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers

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

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    Study skills and examination techniques are embedded throughout

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    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

What's in it for me?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is valued by employers.

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.

"The British Safety Council is miles ahead in all areas: tutor, materials and examination technique."
Johnny Meehan, INEOS Upstream Limited

Learning through virtual reality

Test your risk assessment skills with our new virtual reality (VR) exercise. Learn through discovery by assessing the risk of harm from a number of work activities in a virtual workplace. 

VR is available online and at select venues nationwide, including our London Hammersmith training centre. 

Qualification overview

The qualification comprises two units:

Unit NG1: Management of health and safety

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit NG2: Risk assessment

  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity


Assessment

NG1: Written examination (2 hours)

NG2: Workplace-based risk assessment task (3 hours)

Online - instant access

New Syllabus

The NGC online programme allows you to study at your own pace and in your own time without the need to take time off work or stay away from home.

This new online programme includes tutorial videos, interactive exercises, student forums, tutor support, and practice questions to make sure you are fully prepared for the NG1 examination and NG2 risk assessment task.

Student interaction is strongly encouraged, and students can discuss ideas, help and support each other and get help from tutors in the new forums.

The written examination is taken at a British Safety Council centre, located in London, Manchester and Birmingham. The workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examination. The first exam of the new syllabus will be held in November. 

Additional fees for NEBOSH Examination and Assessment.

Why online?

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

1+ candidates

£470.25(exc. VAT)

5% off(Normally £495.00)

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In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver the 9-day 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 learners to keep in touch with work.

The written examination is taken at your venue on the morning of Day 10.  The workplace-based risk assessment task is submitted one week after the examination.

Why in your workplace?

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    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Class discussions can be company-specific

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    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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Birmingham

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London - Hammersmith

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

The 9-day course (delivered in 5 and 4-day blocks) is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging manner which makes learning easier.

The written examination is taken on the morning of Day 10.  The workplace-based risk assessment task is submitted two weeks after the examination.

 

Why study at a training centre?

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Focused study away from workplace distractions

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Tutor support for individual learners

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    An opportunity to interact with and learn from other students