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

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  • Overview

    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 
  • What will I study?

    With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NEBOSH National General Certificate covers:

    • How to effectively manage health and safety
    • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
    • How to measure if you’ve been successful
    • The UK’s key legal requirements

     Risk assessment is central to the qualification. Through study and workplace application, successful learners will be able to:

    • Confidently carry out risk assessments
    • Develop and implement a detailed action plan
    • Manage and minimise workplace risks
    • Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture

    **Please note the price includes course, exam, registration fees and book.  Resit fees are additional.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

  • How will I be assessed?

    This modern qualification combines activities, learning and interactive materials to provide you with an interesting and engaging experience. It focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation.

    Assessment is a two-step process:

    • NG1 - An open book examination to assess what you know. This is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.
    • NG2 - A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours). Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.

    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.

  • What can I do next?

    We have offer a wide range of health & safety courses.

  • For more information

    For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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Blackburn College Results August 2021