About this Course

Duration 11 Days
Special Notices


Two weeks split over 1-2 months plus 1 day for exams.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the mostly widely recognised health and safety qualification in the UK. The NEBOSH National General Certificate offers an excellent grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

This qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician membership (Tech IOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


  • Management of Safety and Health - 2 hour exam; Controlling Workplace Hazards - 2 hour exam
  • Practical Assessment - Workplace based


Who Should Attend?

The NEBOSH Certificate is the first step for those looking for a career in health and safety and it can be built upon with other NEBOSH qualifications. It is ideal for people who need a comprehensive knowledge of health and safety and is suitable for managers, supervisors and staff with some level of health and safety responsibility. This qualification is the most requested health and safety qualification by potential employers in the UK

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is based on UK legislation so if you do not intend to work in the UK, the NEBOSH International General Certificate might be more suitable.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand the legal framework, moral and economic requirements and implications for good standards in health and safety within an organisation
  • Develop, promote and communicate an effective health and safety culture in an organisation
  • Identify the key features of a health and safety policy, the preparations and performance review of a health and safety audit
  • Understand the importance of proactive and reactive health and safety monitoring measures
  • Identify general and specific hazards in the workplace and carry out risk assessments, record findings and review procedures
  • Advise on strategies for controlling hazards, reducing risks and applying safe systems of work
  • Identify fire hazards and consequential risks, advise on measures to minimise fire risks and develop fire procedures
  • Identify ill health effects of physical processes of work and the environment and recommend suitable measures to combat risks
  • Explain the process and procedures for investigating and reporting accidents and incidents at work


  • The NEBOSH National General Certificate is made of the following units:
  • NGC1 Management of Health and Safety
  • GC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards
  • GC3 Health and Safety Practical Application

11 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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