NEBOSH National General Certificate

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Online, self-paced
120 Hours
NEBOSH General Certificate
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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Course Overview

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This certificate level qualification is studied online (eLearning) and examined externally.

The NEBOSH General Certificate is a must for anyone that is serious about wanting to gain a strong knowledge about health and safety and aimed towards Managers, supervisors and employee representatives. The course is broken down into two sections, the first section focusing on managerial issues such as UK based legislation, safety management systems, risk assessments etc. and the second part looking into hazards and control measures such as manual handling, fire, electricity, hazardous substances and more.

This wealth of information will provide the necessary tools for the candidate to become a great asset for their present company or potential employer, who will value these well sought after skills.


Consist of two 2-hour written examinations with one ‘long-answer’ question and ten ‘short-answer’ questions each; all questions being compulsory. The practical assessment is carried out in the candidate’s own workplace.




Foundations in health and safety
Health and safety management systems - Policy
Health and safety management systems - Organising
Health and safety management systems - Planning
Health and safety management systems - Measuring, audit
and review

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 control

Who is this course for?

People with health & safety responsibilities, typically in entry and mid-level management roles. It is additionally recommended that learners have already completed an IOSH Managing Safely qualification as a foundation.

Career path

Potential roles: Managers, supervisors and employee representatives

Further progression: NVQ Level 6 Diploma/NEBOSH Diploma

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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