NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety NEW Syllabus

NG1 & 2

Course Overview:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is an examined qualification designed to help non specialists to discharge more effectively their organisational duties or functions with respect to workplace health & safety. Such people include managers, supervisors and employee representatives. It is designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer, giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer

Who is this course for :

This qualification is designed for anyone (Managers, Supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It is ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of Health & Safety issues to enable them to manage day- to-day risks effectively. Many people embark on this qualification as a first step in a career in Health & Safety

Entry requirements:

Whilst there are no entry requirements for this qualification, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. Upon booking a place on the course, you will be required to complete the WS Training initial assessment process. This is to help our team of trainers gain a better understanding of your maths and English levels and highlight any areas that may require additional support if/where necessary.

If you would like more information on entry requirements please visit: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/national-general-certificate/

Course Content:

The syllabus is divided into 2 units NG1 and NG2. The content covered in each of these units is as follows:

NG1 • Why we should manage workplace Health & Safety • How Health & Safety management systems work and what they look like • Managing Risk – Understanding people and processes • Health & Safety monitoring and measuring NG2 • Physical and pyscological health • Musculoskeletal health • Chemical and biological agents • General workplace issues • Work equipment • Fire • Electricity

Duration:

13 days in total (including 1 revision session and 1 exam) Please speak to your learning advisor who will provide you with the correct timetable

NG1 – 2 Hour assessment paper (exam conditions) NG2 - Practical Assessment

For full details on the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health please visit: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/national-general-certificate/

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