The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has a new and fully updated syllabus for all our courses in 2020.
This new syllabus reflects current health and safety practices and regulatory requirements.
A major change is how it is assessed, there is now only one written assessment and one practical assessment.
This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It’s ideal for anyonewho needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively. Many people take the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) as a first step in a career in health and safety. It gives a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
The qualification is:
❖ Relevant to every workplace
❖ Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities
❖ Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career
This course takes place over a 10 day period, followed by a revision day prior to the exam the following day.
Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
❖ 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
Unit NG2: Risk Assessment
❖ 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
See resources to access the Qualification Overview
The NGC has two unit assessments:
❖ NG1 – Question paper – 2 Hours
❖ NG2 – Site based practical risk assessment
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.
The qualification grade is based on the result from Unit NG1
❖ Distinction: 75 marks or higher
❖ Credit: 65 – 74 marks
❖ Pass: 45 – 64 marks
Revision Day: 8th December 2020
Exam Day: 9th December 2020
£1350 plus VAT – includes exam fees, course materials, lunch and refreshments