NEBOSH General Certificate | Occupational Health & Safety

It is an essential requirement that every organisation is maintaining and looking to continually improve health and safety in the workplace. The NEBOSH General Certificate is designed to give delegates a broad awareness of the primary health and safety issues which affect every organisation.

It is an excellent introduction to workplace health and safety covering a range of general safety management issues such as risk assessment, audit and inspections as well as a number of specific health and safety hazards.

We offer this qualification as a taught course over 10 days, day release, at our training centre in Peterborough.

NEBOSH General Certificate Online

For those unable to attend the taught course, we also offer Open Learning and Nebosh Online Course study options, with our online courses being particularly popular.

From quizzes to presentations to downloadable podcasts, the General Certificate Online Course gives you the flexibility and autonomy to achieve a Nebosh accreditation on your own terms - with support and feedback only a phone call or email away! Book online today.



General Certificate
Next Course Starts on
7th January 2021

The brand new 2020 syllabus and course consists of two units : NG1 which includes four elements on managing Health & Safety and seven on a range of workplace hazards. The NG2 is the 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

NG 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

The certificate is designed to help non Health and Safety specialists meet their health and safety obligations although many safety practitioners start with this course before progressing to the more intensive and detailed NEBOSH diploma.

Those who could benefit from this qualification include anyone with Health & Safety responsibilities, Health & Safety representatives, HR managers, Estates and Facilities Employees and those involved with quality and management processes.

This is a highly intensive qualification which covers a wide variety of subjects relevant to a majority of industries.

Yes, we can accept a small number of external delegates, however this will be dependent on availability of spaces, please contact us on 01733 865695 to confirm the date and
availability. Please see “Exam and Revision Packages” for more details.

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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.

Most certificate courses have either one or two written examinations lasting two hours each. These must be completed without reference to books and notes and are followed by a practical assessment either in the form of a workplace inspection, risk assessment or audit. Once you complete all the units of your respective qualification you will receive your qualification certificate.

Nebosh qualifications require the completion of a workplace based task. Ideally this should be completed in your own place of work however it can be completed elsewhere if you have access to a suitable workplace.

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.

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