NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health & Safety

Would you like to manage risks effectively in your workplace? If the answer is YES, then our NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety is the course for you.

Over 200,000 people already hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC). Why? Because it’s the gold standard in health and safety qualifications. The syllabus allows core skills to be considered in great depth. It covers how to effectively manage health and safety, the UK’s key legal requirements and how to identify and control the key workplace hazards in every kind of workplace. Risk assessment is central to the NGC qualification making sure it reflects the real-life roles people perform.

Cost of NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health & Safety

£995

includes registration and certification fees, learning materials, books, lunch and refreshments and free parking.

Throughout the course, the tutor will provide you with reading materials in addition to your course book and may also request that you complete reading and work at home.

Practice assessments will be done in the class and you will be expected to complete these and achieve a minimum pass result set by us in order to be entered for the exams.

  • At the start of the course, you will be given a pen drive which will include the following documents: Contact information for the College and the tutor
  • NEBOSH Malpractice policy
  • NEBOSH Reasonable Adjustment Communications
  • NEBOSH General Student Terms and Conditions
  • Burnley College Complaints Procedure
  • NG2 Guidance and Templates

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Why do you need the NEBOSH course?

This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It’s ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively.

Can you enrol on this course?

This training is ideal for anyone who wants to take their first step in a career in health and safety. It gives a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health & Safety

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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

NEBOSH course contents

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

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

How will you be assessed during the NEBOSH course?

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.

Accreditation of the NEBOSH course

You will be accredited with a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety which is a recognised qualification.

Duration of the NEBOSH course

This is a 10 week course delivered every Friday 9:30am- 4:30pm.

Why choose North West Business Training?

  • Supported by the established excellence of Burnley College, the Number 1 College in England*
  • Specialist, highly-qualified Tutors with extensive professional experience and knowledge
  • Fully-equipped training suites and workshops with the latest, industry-standard tools, equipment, IT and materials
  • Bespoke training opportunities and individual attention to ensure training needs are met
  • Ample, free on-site car parking and easy access to public transport
  • Ongoing support from knowledgeable and experienced staff.

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How to get to North West Business Training, Burnley?

We are centrally located, single campus in Burnley, with easy access to the motorway network, and close to all the local amenities and transport links. We have ample and secure parking available for those that choose to travel by car, please use the postcode BB12 0AN for Satellite Navigation. If you prefer to use public transport we are short distance from the following:

  • TRAIN

    Burnley Central Station (5 minutes)

    Manchester Road Train Station (15 minutes)

  • BUS

    We are a short distance from Burnley Central Bus Station, average travel time from all major towns shown below:

    • Colne Central (33 minutes)
    • Barnoldswick (48 minutes)
    • Rossendale (42 minutes)
    • Blackburn (31 minutes)
    • Accrington (30 minutes)
    • Hyndburn (47 minutes)

    More information and an interactive map is available on our website https://www.burnley.ac.uk/Contact-Us.