Course Aims

The NEBOSH NGC course focuses on key Health and Safety Management skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation.

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Who Attends

Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities. Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career.

Course Content

The Course Consists of

NGC 1 Management of Health and Safety (5 Days)

Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
Element 3: Managing risk - understanding people and processes
Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

NG2 Risk Assessment (5 Days)

Element 5: Physical and psychological health
Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
Element 8: General workplace issues
Element 9: Work equipment
Element 10: Fire
Element 11: Electricity

Examinations (1 Day)



This course will provide delegates with the knowledge required to ensure they understand and know

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure if you’ve been successful
  • The UK’s key legal requirements


Teaching Methods
Teaching is conducted using video, audio, slides, graphs and descriptive media with a high content of interaction amongst learners and instructor.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is a two-step process:

  • A question paper to assess NGC 1 what you know (2 hours)
  • A practical risk assessment to assess NG2 what you can do (3 hours)

Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

Qualifications Obtained

Successful candidates will receive The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

SCQF Level 6 is comparable to RQF/CQFW Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites: The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

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