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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Distance Learning

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is a nationally recognised qualification and is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. Holders of the Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership AIOSH of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSH. The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership Tech IOSH of IOSH and Associate Membership AIIRSM of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management IIRSM.

  • Course Description

    The course is split into 2 units of study, each of which is assessed separately:

    • Unit NG1 - Management of Health and Safety covering:
    • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
    • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
    • Managing risk - understanding people and processes
    • Health and safety monitoring and measuring.

    • Unit NG2 - Risk Assessments covering:
    • Physical and psychological health
    • Musculoskeletal health
    • Chemical and biological agents
    • General workplace issues
    • Work equipment
    • Fire and
    • Electricity
  • Entry Requirements

    This course is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. Undertaking the certificate helps them to manage risks effectively. There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

  • Course Length

    How long is this course?

    12 months

    When does this course start?

    Any time

    How many hours / days per week is this course?

    Distance Learning

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    Course fee £974

    Fee information

    The fee for this course is £811.00 + VAT, per delegate, inclusive of course materials, revision guides, support, examination entry and certification

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

    How is my course assessed?

    Unit NG1 takes the form of an on-line open book examination and unit NG2 practical written assessment that is submitted on-line. NEBOSH set examination dates for this qualification and we would expect delegates to enter for the examination dates that take place within about 6 months of enrolment, depending on when in the examinations cycle the enrolment takes place.

Any time

Distance Learning


Duration 12 months

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