NEBOSH General Certificate in Health & Safety Course

It is an essential requirement for every organisation to maintain and continually review health and safety measures in the workplace. The NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety is designed to give delegates a broad awareness of the primary health and safety issues which affect every organisation.

This NEBOSH health and safety qualification is an excellent introduction to workplace health and safety taught by a leading course provider.  Our overall 2023 exam results for classroom courses had a 72-75% pass rate which exceeded the national pass rate.

Covering a range of general safety management issues such as risk assessment, audit and inspections and a number of specific health and safety hazards, you’ll leave the course with all the tools you need.

Course Information

What does the course cover?

The syllabus and course, which was updated in 2020, consists of two units : NG1 which includes four elements on managing Health & Safety with a case study based open book exam and the NG2 is seven elements on a range of workplace hazards with a practical assessment which is in the form of a workplace based risk assessment.

NG1 Management of Health & Safety

  • Why companies should manage health and safety
  • Health & safety management systems—how they work and what they look like
  • Managing risk—understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety – monitoring & measuring

NG2 Workplace Hazards

  • Physical & psychological health – including noise, vibration, stress, violence and radiation
  • Musculoskeletal health – ergonomics, display screen equipment, manual handling & mechanical handling aids
  • Chemical & biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity


Who is the course suitable for?

This course is perfect for managers, supervisors and employees looking to develop a broad understanding of health and safety management. Essential for any career within health and safety, the qualification is designed to suit all organisations and industries, acting as a perfect starting point to help manage risks in the workplace.

We are an inclusive course provider who believe that disabilities should not be a barrier to learning or career progression. If you have a learning disability, such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, our team can help ensure you have the best support available to get you through your studies and exams.

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Want to visit our dedicated training facility? Or perhaps you’d feel more comfortable studying remotely? The choice is yours at Cambridge Safety, with three different study options available to suit you.


  • Next Course starts 3rd September 2024
  • Full Course Price £1778 + vat
  • Day Release
  • 11 days including exams
  • Based in Peterborough

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  • Start anytime
  • Study at your own pace
  • 1 year tutor support and website access
  • Access to extensive video and podcasts
  • Full package from £952 inc exams and vat

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Distance Learning

  • Start anytime
  • Study at your own pace with a set of hard copy study materials
  • 1 year tutor support
  • Access to extensive video and podcasts
  • Full package £862 inc exams and vat

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How Do I Book and Attend The Course?

Getting started with Cambridge Safety is simple. To book your course, click the link below to visit our booking form. You’ll be prompted to choose your course, preferred learning method and start date, before being asked to fill in your personal details.

When you hit submit, this information will be sent to our team, who will then email an invoice and instructions on how to join the course.

If you have any questions or have encountered an issue when trying to complete the form, please contact us.

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An informative and interesting course, I have learned a lot and enjoyed the classroom activities. All trainers were great, helpful, enthusiastic, informative and friendly.


Richard was very informative amazing tutor for us to learn from, he was very inspiring!


Good and relevant information, Gary is an experienced and knowledgeable instructor.


An excellent course as always, I’m going to do the Environmental Diploma next


A brilliant course, Jackie is a great tutor able to gain attention and share her knowledge

Why Study With Us?

With over 25 years of experience delivering training courses across Cambridgeshire and further afield, Cambridge Safety is one of the region’s leading training providers.

Offering a wide range of Nebosh and IOSH courses, our experienced and passionate training team deliver well above-average pass rates for clients of all levels of experience.

  • Friendly, family-run business since 1998
  • Highly qualified and experienced tutors
  • Proven track record, with pass rates for Nebosh courses well above the national average
  • Nebosh Gold Learning Partners
  • Courses can be tailored to suit your company’s precise requirements
  • Fully kitted out, purpose-built training centre available for use
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We’re NEBOSH Gold Partners

As NEBOSH Gold Learning Partners, we uphold exceptional training standards across all our courses. Our trainers deliver consistent results with excellent pass rates for our delegates – a result of friendly support and engaging content.

We are committed to giving all our students a positive learning experience. All our tutors are former Cambridge Safety students and work hard to provide an exceptional level of support with a friendly, family feel.

We get to know all our students, which is partly why we’re able to achieve such an excellent pass rate – but we also aim to give our students the confidence to apply the best occupational health and safety practices to the workplace.

Book online to secure your spot in the Nebosh General Certificate in Health and Safety course today.

Need help? Call us direct on 01733 865 695

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Related Courses

Want to continue your professional development with Nebosh? We offer the Health and Safety Diplomas or there is the Fire Certificate:

NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Take a look at our frequently asked questions below for more information or head to our FAQ page for a more help. Still have questions? Get in touch with our team.

How many students take part in Nebosh qualifications?

Nebosh qualifications are incredibly popular. Each year, around 30,000 students worldwide will complete one or more Nebosh qualifications.

Do you offer online learning for the General Certificate?

Yes. We offer a large range of Nebosh Online Courses to cater for students who prefer interactive and flexible learning. The Nebosh General Certificate Online is a very popular course and a great place to start.

Why take the Nebosh General Certificate?

If you work in health and safety, you will need to obtain certain qualifications in order to progress through your career. The General Certificate is highly regarded and the most popular health and safety qualification in the UK.

Who are Nebosh?

Founded in 1979, Nebosh stands for The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. As a UK-based examination board, their qualifications are nationally recognised.

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