18 September 2018
NEBOSH NGC With Sibbald Training
What kind of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate?
Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities. For others, it’s a first step towards a life-long career in occupational safety and health. Some take the Certificate because it’s what their employer expects, while others simply want to learn something new and interesting that’s useful vocationally.
What does the course cover?
It covers the main legal requirements for safety in the UK, a range of workplace hazards, and methods of control.
What will my employer gain from this qualification?
A safer workplace – Health and safety is important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. People with the NEBOSH National General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation.
Assurance – An employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety can help employers meet recognised standards, codes of practice and even help win new business.
Return on investment – An employee with a NEBOSH National General Certificate has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace.
What will I gain from this qualification?
Knowledge – Whether health and safety is your main responsibility, or just a part of what you do, the NEBOSH National General Certificate will give you vital knowledge to help you perform better in your role at work.
Enjoyment – You’ll enjoy taking the NEBOSH National General Certificate. You’ll discover skills and techniques that are useful and practical, not just theoretical.
Recognition – Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Career development – For some, the NEBOSH National General Certificate is a first step towards a career as a health and safety professional. For others, it forms part of an important set of qualifications that will bring them success and advancement in whatever field they choose.
How is the course assessed?
Candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught units. There is also a practical assessment to help you apply your learning at work and add value for your employer.
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