NEBOSH General Certificate
In Fenny Compton and Portadown
NEBOSH is the UK's leading Health & Safety Awarding Body. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised and respected by employers in all sections of employment and provide the benchmark standard against which others are compared.
Suitable for: The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities including mangers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues.
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What you'll learn on the course
Managers and Supervisors making day to day decisions have a crucial role to play in any organisation's Health & Safety management system; for it is the quality of these decisions that will determine successful outcomes. And success in Health & Safety is not only a legal requirement but is also a precursor to good management in general.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities including mangers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for professional study.
Is the NEBOSH Certificate a recognised qualification?
The NEBOSH Certificate is accepted by IOSH - the Institiution of Occupational Safety and Health - in meeting the academic requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH.
Many larger organisations choose the NEBOSH Certificate as a key part of their supervisors' or management development programme. By ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management they build an effective safety culture in the company.
Smaller organisations, operating in lower risk environments, often choose the NEBOSH Certificate as the appropriate qualification of the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.
The course is divided into 3 main sections:
1) NGC1 - Management of Health and Safety
2) NGC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards
3)) NGC3 - 2 Part Written Examination and Practical Assessment which consists carrying out a safety inspection of a workplace and preparing a management report
- Health and safety foundations Policy
- Organising for health and safety
- Promoting a positive health and safety culture
- Risk Assessment
- Principles of Control
- Movement of people and vehicles - hazards and control
- Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
- Work equipment hazards and control
- Electrical hazards and control
- Fire hazards and control
- Chemical and biological health hazards and control
- Physical and psychological health hazards and control
- Construction activities - hazards and control
- Incident investigation, recording and reporting
- Monitoring, review and audit
Duration of Course: 12 Day Course