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The National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety course is designed for:Certified Logo

  • managers with a responsibility for health and safety in the workplace
  • those working in facilities management
  • those persons wishing to start a career in occupational safety and health
  • employee representatives and others

The benefits of gaining the National General Certificate are:

  • develop an underpinning knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation and its impact on your organisation
  • assist your company’s safety management programme
  • assess occupational health and safety workplace hazards and develop control measures
  • develop a basis for a future career in occupational safety

Core NGC1 Elements

Management of Health & Safety

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems – Plan
  • Health and safety management systems – Do
  • Health and safety management systems – Check
  • Health and safety management systems – Act

Core GC2 Elements

Control of Workplace Hazards

  • 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 risk control

NGC Duration & Examination

The programme is delivered over 10 days and concludes with 2 x 2hr written theoretical papers and a practical return to work workplace safety inspection assignment.

NGC 1 Exemption

If you have successfully completed a NEBOSH NGC1 unit within the last 5 years or have been awarded a Diploma level Safety qualification with NEBOSH within the last 5 years an exemption from taking the NGC1 unit and upon successful completion of GC2 & 3 a ‘full parchment’ will be awarded by NEBOSH.

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