National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH)Industury Certified • Level 3
About the course
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS COURSE? Be able to justify the need for health and safety improvements Advise on duties under the main pieces of UK health and safety legislation; Help your organisation to manage contractors Work within a health and safety management system Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour Carry out a general risk assessment (using a 5-step approach) of your workplace Recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts Develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system Take part in incident investigations Help your employer check the effectiveness of their health and safety management system through monitoring, auditing and review SKILLS YOU WILL BE TAUGHT DURING THE COURSE How to confidently carry out risk assessments How to develop and implement a detailed action plan How to manage and minimise workplace risks How to support and develop your company’s health and safety culture How to ensure their teams undertake their day to day activities ACCREDITATION OF THE NEBOSH COURSE You will be accredited with a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety which is a recognised qualification.
There are no formal entry requirements for this couse however the programme is aimed at managers supervisors and staff with a broad understanding of health and safety.
This course is split into two units Management of Health and Safety (NG1) and Risk Assessment practical application (NG2).You will cover the following: Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments. Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace. Help their organisation manage contractors. Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective general policy, organisation and arrangements should look like. Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks. Take part in incident investigations Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness through monitoring, audits and reviews
The NG1 Unit is a taught unit and will be assessed by a two-hour written examination. The NG2 Unit is assessed by a practical inspection and report carried out in the candidate’s own workplace to test the application of taught occupational health and safety principles. Both assessments are marked by external examiners which are appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that you are assessed by the very best from our industry.
Careers & Progression
On completion of this course you may be able to progress onto other professional courses to enhance your career and employability skills or progression in your own workplace. This is qualification is the first step in a career in to Health and Safety.