NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 175,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, or NEBOSH General Certificate for short, is nationally recognised as one of the prime health and safety qualifications. As such, it is one of the most popular courses that we run. The NEBOSH General Certificate qualification will provide a broad base of health and safety knowledge on which a basic level of competence can be developed, or progression to a NEBOSH Diploma health and safety qualification. There is a lot of information taught on the NEBOSH General Certificate, but the rewards in terms of the knowledge acquired will be well worth the effort in the end.

Our health and safety consultants and course tutors are professional and experienced, with many years in the field of health and safety training.


Units / Modules

The NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus is wide and covers the following:

Benefits / Skills

    Benefits of the NEBOSH General Certificate:

    • Develop an underpinning knowledge of health and safety legislation and its impact
    • Assist your company's safety management programme
    • Assess workplace hazards and develop control measures
    • Develop a basis for a future career in occupational health and safety

Entry Requirements

Level 2 speaking, writing, comprehension of English and maths.

Career Progression

You can acquire an add-on certification of NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Assessment or upskill to a Level 6 NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

A step in the right direction to progress in the health and safety field.

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Course Details


14 weeks

Course Code


Health & Safety, First Aid & Food Safety
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