NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

This course is intended for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. It is also suitable as a first step for working in health and safety, as it provides both a valuable overview and a sound basis for further study. You will cover subjects such as health and safety management systems, managing risk, physical and psychological health, chemical and biological agents, general workplace issues and equipment, as well as fire and electrical safety.

The course has two units (NG1 and NG2), that cover the following subjects: 

1.  Why we should manage workplace health and safety
2.  How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
3.  Managing risk – understanding people and processes
4.  Health and safety monitoring and measuring
5.  Physical and psychological health
6.  Musculoskeletal health
7.  Chemical and biological agents
8.  General workplace issues
9.  Work equipment
10.  Fire
11. Electricity

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English, plus a Level 2 NEBOSH or IOSH qualification

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: None, but coursework is recommended to send to RRC International for feedback before exams.

Exams: One two-hour open book exam testing elements 1-4 (NG1). There is also one practical risk assessment, which covers elements 5-11 (NG2).

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments. Organize and invigilate exam and assessments.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Level 6 National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

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