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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health

RRP: £575 Offer: £450 Exam Price: £107
RRP: $970 Offer: $760 Exam Price: $180
RRP: AED 3550 Offer: AED 2790 Exam Price: AED 670
RRP: €700 Offer: €550 Exam Price: €130
RRP: R 10230 Offer: R 8000 Exam Price: R 1910

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Course Overview

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities (e.g. managers, supervisors and employee representatives) to discharge more effectively their organisational duties and functions.

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.

Payments for eLearning courses made within the UK (only) are subject to UK VAT at the prevailing rate.

Syllabus Summary (October 2009 Specification)

NGC1

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Policy
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Organising
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Planning
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Measuring, audit and review

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

Examinations

The examination comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one 'long-answer' question and ten 'short-answer' questions. All questions are compulsory. The practical assessment consists of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and preparing a short report.

Exam Sitting Fees: Students not wishing to sit their examinations at a Sheilds Locations SHEilds Test Centre may incur an additional fee of up to £310, please click here to see a list of venues.

Did you know?

By completing either the 'IOSH Managing Safely (level 2)' or the 'NEBOSH National Certificate in the Management of Health and Well-being at Work (level 3)' courses prior to undertaking this qualification, you will have a better underpinning knowledge of the core subject; therefore make you better prepared for your NEBOSH NGC studies!

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Key facts

  • Duration:
    80 - 120 hours
  • Memberships:
    TechIOSH
  • Locations:
    All SHEilds' venues
  • Exam Dates:
    March / June / September / December
  • Course Dates:
    Anytime
  • Price of course:

    RRP £575 Offer £450 Exam Price: £107

    RRP $970 Offer $760 Exam Price: $180

    RRP AED 3550 Offer AED 2790 Exam Price: AED 670

    RRP €700 Offer €550 Exam Price: €130

    RRP R 10230 Offer R 8000 Exam Price: R 1910

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