NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
We provide NEBOSH courses across Stockton, Middlesbrough and the Teesside area as well as Durham and Newcastle. One of the courses that we provide here at Northern Safety, is the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. NEBOSH stands for, the National Examination Board for Occupational Safety and Health, they’re highly valued by employers and the majority of health and safety roles require a NEBOSH qualification.
This is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 100,000 people currently holding this award.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) is the most popular health and safety qualification in the UK, it’s essential for anyone wanting a career in health and safety. NEBOSH qualifications are mentioned in 90% of health and safety job adverts, which means people who hold the NGC have much better prospects. Holders of the NGC can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH).
The NGC course that we provides focuses on practical health and safety management, this can be applied in your workplace and intensive examination preparation. Our pass rate is well above the national average, which means you’ll have a great chance of passing first time round.
Why do I need a NEBOSH National General Certificate?
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 Heath (Tech IOSH). Some students can then progress onto the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).
What kind of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate?
Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. No previous knowledge of health and safety is required. The qualification provides an excellent grounding in managing hazards and risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a basic step towards a career in health and safety with many going on to study at higher levels
The NEBOSH National General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. Candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.
What is covered in the qualification?
The qualification is divided into two units, each of which is assessed separately:
- NG1 – a taught unit with a two-hour written exam to assess what you know
- NG2 – a workplace based practical application to assess what you can do
We run four courses per year to coincide with the standard examination dates set by Nebosh. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Cost – £975 + VAT per person – price includes course, exam registration and revision day
Entry Requirements – There are no specific barriers, in terms of academic qualifications, skills or experience to entry to the NEBOSH National General Certificate programme. However, it should be noted that currently the assessments are offered, and must be answered, in English only. The qualification includes a requirement to write a short report based on the candidate’s own workplace, which must also be in English.
Minimum standard of English required for candidates – The standard of English required by candidates studying for the NEBOSH National General Certificate must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International Language Testing System score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS in order to be accepted onto a National General Certificate programme. For further information please see the latest version of the IELTS Handbook or consult the IELTS website: http://www.ielts.org/institutions/test_format_and_results.aspx
Malpractice Policy and Procedures – NEBOSH is committed to fair assessment, supporting access and equality of opportunity for all candidates, while safeguarding the integrity of its qualifications. Further information and a copy of the policy can be download here https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/malpractice-policy-and-procedures/
Reasonable Adjustment & Special Consideration Policy and Procedures – It is NEBOSH policy that all candidates should be given access to fair and equal assessment. Further information and a copy of the policy can be downloaded here https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/policy-and-procedures-for-access-arrangements-reasonable/
NEBOSH Student Terms & Conditions – These Conditions govern Your relationship with NEBOSH which may come into force through any registration or enrolment you commit to through your Accredited Course Provider for NEBOSH qualifications. https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/learner-terms-and-conditions/
NEBOSH Courses from Northern Safety
With more and more employers requiring a professional qualification in health and safety, the number of people taking NEBOSH courses is over 35,000 a year. At Northern Safety the NEBOSH qualifications that we provide are up to date and suitable for people at every stage in their career, NEBOSH courses are internationally recognised and vocationally-related to IOSH and the IIRSM.
For NEBOSH Occupational Health and Safety Courses in North East England, choose Northern Safety!
Look no further for NEBOSH Occupational Health and Safety course in Stockton, Middlesbrough and the Teesside area as well as Durham and Newcastle. At Northern Safety our experienced health and safety advisers can provide a range of information to make sure that the course you choose is the right one for you. Simply call our team of professionals today!