NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Courses Overview:

Next Date: 13/05/2024

Duration: 10 days

Available Places: 12

The National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC) is recognised around the world and over 200,000 people have this qualification.

Course price:

£ 1,500.00 EX VAT


START 13/05/2024

END 24/05/2024

8:30 am

4:30 pm


START 12/08/2024

END 23/08/2024

8:30 am

4:30 pm


START 18/11/2024

END 29/11/2024

8:30 am

4:30 pm


The NEBOSH National General Certificate will give you invaluable knowledge and skills and a globally respected qualification that supports your current role and your long-term career. 

Who is this course for?

❖  The NGC is relevant to every workplace

❖  It is ideal for Managers, Supervisors and anyone with Health & Safety management responsibilities

❖  It is also 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 NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has recently been fully updated. The new syllabus reflects current health and safety practices and regulatory requirements.

This course looks at general workplace issues and can be applied in many sectors.

NG1 Syllabus Summary

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

NG2 Syllabus Summary

  1. Physical and psychological health
  2. Musculoskeletal health
  3. Chemical and biological agents
  4. General workplace issues
  5. Work equipment
  6. Fire
  7. Electricity

The NGC has an assessment for each unit. You must achieve a ‘Pass’ in both to be awarded the qualification.

Unit NG1

This is an open book examination (OBE). You’ll receive full details of this on your course. 

Further details on the OBE can be found on the NEBOSH website.

Unit NG2

The NG2 assessment is a risk assessment that should be carried out in the learner’s workplace.

On completion of the qualification, successful candidates will be able to:

  • Justify the need for health and safety improvements
  • Advise on duties under UK Health & Safety legislation
  • Help their organisation to manage contractors
  • Work within a health and safety management system
  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour
  • Carry out a general risk assessment (using a 5-step approach) of their workplace
  • Recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts
  • Develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system
  • Take part in incident investigations
  • Help their employer check the effectiveness of the health and safety management system through monitoring, auditing and review.


This course is just one step in a long career in the Tank Storage and Process industries. We offer a wide range of courses that can help your career progression in whichever avenue you are pursuing.

Learning Advisors:

We provide guidance on your career pathway with advice on relevant courses and how you can access them.

For more info on your progression, get in touch with your Learning Advisors: Karon Reynolds and Mollie King.

Reynolds Training Services Ltd

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Redwood Park Estate, Stallingborough
North East Lincolnshire
DN41 8TH

John Reynolds

Lead Tutor: John Reynolds

The driving force behind Reynolds and a leading figure in the Bulk Storage sector.



The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health provides internationally recognised health, safety and environmental qualifications in over 130 countries.

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